Almost as the dawn broke, two canoes were seen to put off from Nukualofa beach, and come towards the ship.
Some of the prettiest trees in the world are to be seen in Nukualofa.
We anchored in the harbour of Tongatabu, off the town of Nukualofa, on the 8th of November, at about midday.
Our steamer left Nukualofa that evening, and we took on board a number of natives bound for Samoa.
There is a training institution at Nukualofa, for missionaries, and for masters and mistresses of schools.
The missionaries now spent some time together at Nukualofa, where the field appeared so promising.
Next day Nukualofa was buzzing with the news of Ata's approaching dissolution.
A prominent resident whom we had met at Nukualofa, Mr. Parker, wrote to describe the honours paid to his memory.
There are evidences of recent elevation of the land both to the eastward and westward of Nukualofa.
From Nukualofa we journeyed to Auckland, our second time in that city.