Hereditary and Estate Holders Spousal Meeting
On Tuesday 26th February at the Palace Office, the Nobles and Matapule's (Talking Chief) wives gathered together for the first time to discuss the National Lunch Reception that they will be hosting at the Royal Palace on Saturday 2nd August following the coronation of His Majesty King George Tupou V.
Hosted by Princess Nanasipau'u, the meeting covered a range of topics including table arrangements, seating and the lunch programme. The lunch will form part of the coronation week activities. Guests at the traditional lunch will include the newly crowned King George Tupou V and other dignitaries who attended the coronation.
Noble's and Matapule's Wives at the Meeting
The next meeting will be held on 18th March at the Palace Office.
Meeting Agenda – Tuesday 26th February 2008
2) Welcoming Speech and Discussion of Meeting Objectives
4) Discussion on the National Reception at the Royal Palace on Saturday 2nd August, 1:00p.m.
a) Numbers and order of arrangement
b) Tables, chairs and the adornments
c) Royal table
d) Lunch tables and server
e) Organising time March to June deadline to July
f) Royal Luncheon programme/seating
g) Requirements for this National day celebration:
• Royal shelter
• Chairs and tables
• PA system
• Public facility
• Appropriate working Gate owing to Military Parade
6) Arrangements for next meeting
7) Express thanks and blessing
(L-R) Mrs. Taukionetuku Vaha'i (Vete-Fo'ui), Princess Siu'ilikutapu (Lapaha), Princess 'Ofeina (Ma'ufanga), Princess Nanasipau'u (Pea)