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Death may be first Tokelau murder

A man has died violently in what his widow claims is the first murder ever on New Zealand's remote and little visited South Pacific colony of Tokelau.Malia Niu Koloi, who was with her husband Iona Koloi for 15 minutes as he died, says customary leaders known as the \grey hairs\ are covering up the death which happened on Nukunonu - home to around 400 people - in the early hours of November 8.\Everyone standing around me told me it was a fall from a balcony of three metres or so high