Recovery from last week’s riots in Tonga has begun with authorities getting any available Australian and New Zealand troops to pitch in with the clean-up. We heard on The Wire earlier in the week about Tonga’s government and why democracy is still a distant dream but what have these riots done to the small and relatively peaceful Pacific island? Selwyn Manning from Scoop Media is in Tonga at the moment and he explains what the atmosphere was like in the country right now

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