Chinese painter flown to NZ following workplace injury in Tonga

A Chinese man in Tonga has been flown to New Zealand  this afternoon with serious injuries after an alleged workplace accident in Nukuʻalofa.

A source said the man was working as a painter at the St George Palace in Pangai Siʻi when the accident occurred.

A New Zealand air ambulance arrived in Tonga and picked up the patient.

No further details available at the time this story was published.

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