An important measure of success for Tongans is their contribution to the family and community. New Zealand Tongans are still expected to contribute to the people back home. Here members of the Wellington Tongan Association prepare a container load of food, clothing and household items for victims of hurricane Isaac, which ravaged Tonga in March 1982.
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