News - Tonga
4 Apr 2017
Auckland-based dance and music group Pukepuke o’ Tonga will make history on Saturday 8 April, when they perform New Zealand’s premiere of Lomipeau Aotearoa, an album based on the mythical...
29 Mar 2017
28 March, 2017. Jessica Afeaki and her coconut oil business from Tonga was among the businesses from across Polynesia and Melanesia chosen by Pacific Trade & Investment (PT&I) to...
27 Mar 2017
Marine industry experts are calling for tougher rules to stop old fishing boats leaving the country without inspections, after a Stuff investigation revealed the practice. The research revealed...
21 Mar 2017
Textless picture books or “wordless” books that depend on the pictures to tell a story have been launched in Tonga as part of PLSLP programme. The Pacific Literacy and School Leadership...
2 Mar 2017
The inaugural New Zealand Tonga Business Council (NZTBC) Business Mission has been deemed a success with a 30-member delegation travelling to Tonga to showcase the New Zealand-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...