Princess Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho

Princess Lātūfuipeka
Princess of Tonga
Born (1983-11-17) 17 November 1983
Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Full name
Angelika Lātūfuipeka Halaevalu Mataʻaho Napua-o-kalani Tukuʻaho
House Tupou
Father Tupou VI
Mother Queen Nanasipau'u
Religion Methodism
Royal Family of Tonga

HM The King
HM The Queen

HM The Queen Mother

Princess Lātūfuipeka (Angelika Lātūfuipeka Halaevalu Mata'aho Napua-o-kalani Tuku'aho; born 17 November 1983 in Nukuʻalofa) is a Tongan royal and a member of the House of Tupou. Sole daughter of Tupou VI, King of Tonga. Princess Lātūfuipeka became High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia on 22 August 2012,[1] after her father – High Commissioner until then – ascended as the current King of Tonga.[2]

Family and early life


She is the sole daughter and eldest child of Tupou VI, King of Tonga and Queen Nanasipauʻu Tukuʻaho. Her middle name consists of her grandmother's name Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho whom she is named after. She has two brothers: the Crown Prince Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala and Prince Ata who is the youngest. She is in the line of succession to the Tongan throne. Once the Crown Prince becomes the King of Tonga, she will be the next Tamaha as she is older than the Crown Prince also she is the one and only sister. Currently, her 'Eiki maama or paternal aunt Princess Pilolevu is the Tamaha because she is older than King Tupou VI and she is the one and only sister.


She was educated[2] at Queen Salote College (Kolofo'ou, Tongatapu, Tonga) and the Tonga Side School. In 2004, she graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Geneva International University, Geneva, Switzerland. The Princess also graduated with a master's degree in Management in 2010 and a follow-on Masters of Business in 2011 at the Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia [1]


The Princess worked as administrator at the Tonfön/TV Group of companies (Shoreline Group) from 2004 to 2008. She has held the post of High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia since 22 August 2012.[1][2]


On 5 of July 2015, she hosted a Luncheon in honour for the coronation of her parents at Matakieua Villa which was attended by: The Tongan Royal Family, Tongan nobility, Members of the Tongan Government, Foreign heads of Royal Houses, Foreign Royalty and Foreign Diplomats.[3]


She is Patron of:[2]

Title, styles and honours

Styles of
Princess Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho of Tonga
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Madam



National Honours



  1. 1 2 3 Article and photo about her dual Masters degree
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Royal Ark, Tongan Genealogy details
  3. Government of Tonga
  4. Standing at the back of the royal box in the church amongst her grandparents
Princess Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho
House of Tupou
Born: 17 November 1983
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Ata
Line of succession to the Tongan throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Princess Salote Tuita
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Prince Tupoutoʻa Lāvaka
Tongan High Commissioner to Australia
22 August 2012 – present
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