Nobles carry out pongipongi tapu as 10 days funeral taboo begins


The official mourning period for the late Queen Mother began this morning with the “Pongipongi Tapu” ceremony at Pangai Lahi.

Members of the nobility and estate holder chiefs in the country presented their gifts as a show of sympathy at Pangai Lahi  during the ceremony.

This is the beginning of a 10-day mourning period from March 1 to March 11 which was initially announced by Crown Prince ‘Ulukalala Tupouto’a.

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