21 Nov 2016

Major Tonga lagoon being restored

From , 6:01 am on 21 November 2016

Work is underway on Tonga's main island, Tongatapu, to restore a critical important lagoon.

Fanga'uta Lagoon, which is the size of some smaller countries in the Pacific, is adjacent to the main town, Nuku'alofa.

As part of the Ridge to Reef programme efforts are being made to boost an area that had been become badly degraded and polluted.

The R2R project manager, Ta'ahiriih Hikafonu told Don Wiseman how they are going about the work.