Tongan Prime Minister in ʻAtalanga after health checks in Auckland

Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva is currently at the ʻAtalanga royal residence in Epsom after having health checks at his family doctor clinic in Ellerslie, Auckland this morning.

He was given medication before he was told to return to ‘Atalanga.

The government of Tonga has denied reports on Tongan local media the Prime Minister was admitted to Middlemore hospital and was in serious condition.

It said Hon Pohiva will be in Auckland this week and probably next week before he would return to Tonga.

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