News - Tonga
27 Feb 2017
Tongan flags outside government complexes and offices will be flown at half-mast for 10 days in honour of the Queen Mother, Halaevalu Mata’aho, who died Sunday 19. The government has announced...
27 Feb 2017
On Friday 24 February, the Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of MEIDECC officially launched the Tonga Climate Change Trust Fund at a ceremony held at Dr. Moultons Hall. The...
21 Feb 2017
Tonga's Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho, has passed away in an Auckland Hospital at the age of 90 years. In Tonga's parliament this morning, Monday February 20, the Deputy Prime Minister...
6 Feb 2017
A total of six Tongan fishermen are on their way to Auckland after a dramatic rescue at sea yesterday by the crew of the German cruise ship Albatros. Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand were...
26 Jan 2017
Houses with no street names, numbers are left out of global networks NUKU‘ALOFA, Tonga (Matangi Tonga, Jan. 24, 2017) – Pacific islands people who live on unnamed roads without street...
24 Jan 2017
Two Australian-Tongan teenagers, Tevita Mahina (17) and Issac Tupou (17), are being commended by the Australian public for their attempts to stop a crazed man Dimitrious Gargasoulas who killed...
19 Jan 2017
Horrific road crashes that claimed the lives of Tongans visiting New Zealand have many relatives close to financial ruin. Many are calling 2016 a "widow-maker" year, in the wake of accidents in...