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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. Kanivatonga.nz is temporarily down. As a result our news service is temporarily switching back to nzkanivapacific.co.nz. 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. Kanivatonga.nz is temporarily down. As a result our news service is temporarily switching back to nzkanivapacific.co.nz. 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

  • newLast chance for Pac Games in Tonga now gone
    Any hope of Tonga hosting the 2019 Pacific Games has officially ended now with parliament voting against a motion to do so. Kaniva news reports the motion was voted out 12-9. MPs also voted out two petitions supporting the hosting of the games, one w…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 1:43am -
  • Maori Party announce Mei Reedy-Taare will stand in Te Tai Tonga
    The Maori Party have completed their line up for six of the Maori seats, selecting Mei Reedy-Taare as their candidate in Te Tai Tonga. Reedy-Taare is the daughter of Sir Tamati Reedy and Lady Tilly Reedy and has strong Ngati Porou roots in the East C…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 5:49pm -
  • Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Tonga region
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Tonga region at 17:42 UTC on June 25, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 38.3 km (23.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS, th…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:03pm -
  • Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Neiafu in Tonga
    A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 156 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga (97 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 239.61 km (149 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:47:48 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthq…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 2:11pm -
  • Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga - USGS
    (Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 kms (125 miles) northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. (Reporting by Adrian Croft; Edi…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:57am -
  • Tama Tonga Says It’s Time For NJPW To Expand
    – Tama Tonga spoke with Wrestling Inc for a new interview. Highlights are below: On the morale in NJPW when WWE signed away Anderson & Gallows: “It’s frightening to lose your top guys. The guys that have been bringing a lot of success to the co…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 9:57am -

Tonga Government Portal

  • newElectricity Tariff decrease Effective from 1st July 2017
    28th June 2017 TONGAN Since the last Electricity Tariff adjustment came into effect on the 1st April 2017, the landed cost of diesel used by Tonga Power Ltd to generate electricity has decreased by 5.57 seniti (4.08%) per litre. This has resulted in…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jun 17, 5:02pm -
  • newHOLO E TOTONGI ‘UHILA KAMATA MEI HE ‘AHO 1 SIULAI 2017
    28 Sune 2017 Talu mei he liliu fakamuimui ki he totongi ‘o e ‘uhila ‘a ia na’e fakahoko ‘i he ‘aho 1 ‘Epeleli 2017, na’e holo ai ‘a e totongi ‘o e lolo hu mai ‘a ia ‘oku ngaue’aki ‘e he Kautaha ‘Uhila ‘a Tonga ki hono…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:51pm -
  • newTonga CERT urges computer users to stay alert as a new ransomware attack struck Europe
    28th July 2017 Tonga’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) is advising computer users about a new ransomware attack similar to last month’s WannaCry attack that has disrupted companies in the United Kingdom, India and throughout Europe this…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:16pm -
  • newJapan donates 5 Vehicles to Tonga Waste Authority
    27th June, 2017 The Waste Authority Ltd (WAL) received five vehicles worth USD$107,491 from Japan’s 2017 Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP), after a signing ceremony between the Japanese Ambassador HE Mr. Yukio Numata a…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:17pm -
  • Tonga to soon finalise its first Trade Policy Framework
    23rd June 2017 More than 30 participants from line ministries, private sectors and public sectors participated in a two-day consultation to finalise Tonga’s first ever Trade Policy Framework.The consultation started yesterday at Tungi Colonade Co…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 7:38pm -
  • Three Government Ministries received equipment worth millions from the Government and People of Japan.
    23rd June, 2017 Three government ministries received products and equipments from the Japan’s Non-Project Grant Aid (NPGA) Tuesday this week at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFFF) headquarters.The handover ceremony i…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 5:20pm -

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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