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Tongan community supports NZ's stand on MA-60 aircraft

Tongan community supports NZ's stand on MA-60 aircraft

Updated 27 September 2013, 11:19 AEST

The Tongan community in New Zealand has thrown its support behind Wellington's tough stance on Tonga's controversial MA-60 aircraft.

The New Zealand government has suspended millions of dollars in tourism aid to Tonga and warned travellers of safety concerns over the plane which is flying for Real Tonga airline.

The plane was gifted by China and is not certified to fly in New Zealand, Australia, Europe or the United States..

Campbell Cooney spoke to Melino Maka from the New Zealand Tongan Advisory Council to find out how people in New Zealand feel about it.

Presenter: Campbell Cooney

Speaker: Melino Maka from the New Zealand Tongan Advisory Council

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