Tales From The Kingdom Of Tonga

by Ilisapesi Lina Weir

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Tales From The Kingdom Of Tonga

BOOK SUMMARY/SYNOPSIS: The Lives of Mafi Helu Sisifa and Sione Finau Sisifa (1910 - 1970) in the context of Time, Geography and History in the Kingdom of Tonga. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Born in 1946, 'Ilisapesi Sisifa Weir was the third daughter of a Wesleyan Minister in the Kingdom of Tonga. She attended Tonga High School before relocating to Auckland to continue her studies. She gained a B.Sc degree from Auckland University before returning to Tonga to teach at her old school. She migrated to Melbourne, with her two daughters in 1979. She held leadership roles in both public and private secondary schools in Melbourne and in Canberra. On retiring from the education system, she studied and worked in real estate. Ilisapesi's other interests include working with the Zonta organisation in Frankston, Victoria and Canberra, ACT. She was a president of Zonta Club Canberra. She was active at the Weston Anglican Church in the ACT and is presently a warden at St Lukes Anglican Church, South Melbourne.

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