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  • Ministry rejects claims of hospital delays after man dies following nurse’s assessment
    Editor’s note: We’re out, but not for long. is temporarily down. As a result our news service is temporarily switching back to The outage has been caused by server maintenance at Hostgator. We will resume…
    - 4 Mar 17, 1:57am -
  • Minister’s future in doubt as PM considers replacement in wake of no confidence vote
    Editor’s note: We’re out, but not for long. is temporarily down. As a result our news service is temporarily switching back to The outage has been caused by server maintenance at Hostgator. We will resume…
    - 4 Mar 17, 1:23am -
  • Wallabies lock Vickerman dies aged 37
    The Australian rugby community has been rocked by the sudden passing 63-Test lock Dan Vickerman, at just 37. South-African born Vickerman, who last played for the Wallabies at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, was found in his family home overnight, with fri…
    - 19 Feb 17, 7:26pm -
  • Three Tongans arrested in Sydney after immigration raid
    Three Tongans were arrested this morning in Merrylands, Western Sydney following an immigration enforcement raid. One of the trio was later released while the other two were still in detention. They were arrested while sleeping in a garage. A man at…
    - 14 Feb 17, 6:15pm -

Bing News Tonga

  • newAn enduring legacy
    As ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu, I've seen first-hand how these partnerships have contributed to growth and prosperity in the Pacific region. The US is a Pacific nation, and the Pacific has been — and always will be — an…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 9:05am -
  • newNations Begin to Name Squads for Rugby League World Cup
    The 14 nations competing for the Paul Barierre Trophy are Australia, England, Fiji, France, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Scotland, Tonga, USA and Wales. In total, the World Cup will feature 28 matches in 13 cities ac…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 8:09am -
  • newGood, but not great: MJC ‘not satisfied’ after nearly shutting out Contra Costa
    Velasquez opened the scoring with a 60-yard scoring strike to sophomore Tiki Tonga (Modesto High), a versatile but oft-injured athlete, with 8:07 left in the first quarter. Tonga began the season as a quarterback, but has since moved to receiver afte…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 3:52am -
  • newIn Tonga, a welcome paradise of underwater wonders and Polynesian hospitality
    As I stepped off the little boat after 48 hours of travel, I felt a little like Tom Sawyer. Mostly because my family would be staying in a treehouse. But also because the island looked like something out of a storybook. The jungle-covered knoll crest…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 1:14am -
  • In the Kingdom of Tonga, underwater wonders and Polynesian hospitality
    Eco-resort with fales (a house with open sides and a thatched roof) from $230. All-inclusive tour packages start at $2,200 for two adults. Tonga's only botanical garden, featuring beautiful flora near a lovely swimming beach, and traditional meals at…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Sep 17, 6:02am -
  • Taukeiaho to play Cup with Kiwis or Tonga
    Damaging Roosters forward Sio Siua Taukeiaho says he will definitely be taking part in end-of-year the Rugby League World Cup but does not yet know whether it will be for his native New Zealand or Tonga, the country of his heritage. The former Warrio…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 7:54pm -

Tonga Government Portal

  • Climate Change Program starts yesterday with tree planting in Schools
    21st September 2017 Department of Climate Change starts its awareness program yesterday with tree planting in three schools including Lavengamalie College, Liahona High School and Ocean of Light.Ms Lu’isa Tu’i’afitu, the Director of Climate C…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:10pm -
  • International Commercial Arbitration – Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958
    20th September, 2017 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Ministry of Justice co-hosted the first workshop in the Kingdom to introduce and explain to the business community and the lawyers of Tonga the benefits of Tonga acceding to the Conventi…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 7:57pm -
  • Tonga attends hazardous waste meet in Samoa
    20th September, 2017 Tonga was able to have inputs into plans to have a long term strategic framework for the controlling of hazardous waste in the Pacific, as was highlighted as a priority in Friday’s opening of the Ninth Meeting of the Conferen…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 7:19pm -
  • Fua’amotu International Airport received new aviation security equipment
    19th September, 2017 The New Zealand High Commissioner to Tonga Her Excellency, Ms. Sarah Walsh handed-over a new x-ray machine and sets of radio communications equipment to Tonga Airports Limited last week at Fua’amotu International Airport.The…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 2:28pm -
  • New Petroleum Prices for September – October 2017
    19th September, 2017 The Ministry of Commerce, Consumer, Trade, Innovation & Labour wishes to advise that the Tonga Competent Authority (TCA) has approved the new petroleum prices for September – October 2017 to be effective from Saturday, 16th S…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
  • New Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Tourism
    15th September, 2017 The Public Service Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs ‘Emeline ‘Uheina Tuita of Kolofo’ou, Tongatapu as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ministry of Tourism, who will assume this position…
    - 10 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 8:08pm -

Yahoo News Tonga

  • Rugby League - Tonga helps Dragons rout Widnes
    - Willie Tonga helped inspire Catalans Dragons to a 32-16 victory over Widnes Vikings on Monday to complete a fine Easter for the Super League outfit. The Dragons stormed to three tries inside 12 minutes and former Australian Test centre Tonga scored…
    - 6 Apr 15, 12:48pm -
  • Canadian hooker calls it quits as impact of international rugby takes its toll
    Ryan Hamilton's Rugby World Cup debut came a little sooner than expected. The West Vancouver hooker was on the Canadian bench in Whangarei, New Zealand, on Sept. 14, 2011, when he saw good friend and captain Pat Riordan in a bad state against Tonga.…
    - 3 Apr 15, 2:35pm -
  • Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa
    SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
    - 30 Mar 15, 4:24am -
  • Strong quakes strike off South Pacific islands - USGS
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A series of strong earthquakes struck off the neighbouring South Pacific Ocean states of Samoa and Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, just hours after a major tremor rattled Papua New Guinea to the west. A…
    - 30 Mar 15, 3:30am -
  • Kiwi scientists work to better Tongan fisheries
    Kiwi scientists are helping Tonga make the most of its commercial fisheries.
    - 24 Mar 15, 6:36pm -
  • NZ helps Tongan deep water fisheries development
    Fisheries scientists from NIWA are in Tonga this week to launch a programme to help the Pacific island nation maximise the economic benefits of commercial fishing.
    - 23 Mar 15, 5:19pm -

Kaniva News Tonga

  • A man drowns – Touliki public swimming pool closed
    A man said to be at his 30s drowned in a public swimming pool Tuesday 31, December 2013 in Nuku’alofa . Silivenusi Moala was pulled out of the public swimming pool at Touliki. His children were at his side while he was lying dead. Another man who w…
    - 5 Jan 14, 1:40am -
  • A Tongan man dies after car hits tree in BOP
    AUCKLAND: Police have yet to release the identity of the person who died when a car he was driving collided with a tree before bursting into flames in Bay of Plenty this morning. But a cousin told Kaniva News the deceased was Tevita Pasikala who live…
    - 4 Jan 14, 4:05pm -
  • A year to remember in Oceania
    Another busy year has come to an end for the southern hemisphere and in terms of Oceania Rugby there was much to cheer. New Zealand’s Fifteens side led the way with an amazing, perfect season of 14 matches and 14 wins while the national Sevens team…
    - 3 Jan 14, 8:13pm -
  • Extreme flood warning for Tonga
    The threat caused by sea level rises means residents at low-lying islands of Tonga have to get prepared to move if required. Tonga Met Services has today warned that “an extreme high tide advisory remains in force for all Tonga Islands. An extreme…
    - 1 Jan 14, 7:33pm -

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