Hon Sione Ngu Tuku'aho named HSH Prince Tu’ipelehake

The hereditary title of Tu’ipelehake, Tonga’s second Royal House was today bestowed upon Hon. Viliami Sione Ngu Takeivulai Tuku’aho at the Fotu ‘a e ‘Eiki church in Pelehake.

He was also titled His Serene Highness Prince Tuipelehake.

Tuku’aho succeeded to the 8th Tu’ipelehake title after his late father HSH Prince Tu’ipelehake died on June 15.

He is married to Cassandra Tukuia-A-Purea Vaea

Tu’ipelehake’s estates are Pelehake and ‘Alakifonua in Tongatapu, Lotofoa and Fotua in Ha’apai and Vaihoi in Vava’u.

The ceremony was attended by His Royal Highness Grown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and nobles of the realm.

Tu'ipelehake and his sister Deborah Lavinia Mata-'o-Taone after his investiture / Photo by Paula Moimoi Latu

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