Tribute paid after Seasonal Worker dies in Australia

Kāinga and friends have paid warm tributes to a Tongan man who died while in Australia under the Seasonal Worker Program.

Kelei Latu

The deceased has been identified by his family on social media as Kelei Latu.

A man who claimed to be his youngest brother said he was devasted by the news.

The man who goes by the Facebook name Selina Pangai said the deceased was the eldest of five siblings.

“I wish that you can watch while I am devasted by your loss”, Pangai wrote on Facebook.

No further details available about his death.  Authorities could not be reached for comment.

The news comes after another Tongan seasonal worker Lata-‘I-Hahake-Pahu Tukulā died in a car crash last year in Victoria.

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