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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

  • newNo tsunami threat after magnitude-6.4 earthquake strikes off Tonga
    A magnitude-6.4 earthquake has struck off the east coast of the Pacific island of Tonga on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey says. There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake in a region which is regularly hit by tremors. The quake str…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Oct 17, 9:16am -
  • newQuake strikes off Tonga's coast
    A large, shallow earthquake has struck off the coast of Tonga, but has not triggered a tsunami warning for the region. An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude has struck off the east coast of the Pacific island of Tonga. There were no immediate reports…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Oct 17, 7:06am -
  • newMassive 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes the Pacific nation of Tonga
    A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has rocked the east coast of Tonga. The quake was felt 206km north-east of the Pacific island capital on Wednesday. There were no reports of damage and no immediate tsunami warning.
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Oct 17, 1:52am -
  • newFreediving in Tonga
    I’m floating in the electric-­blue water of Tonga’s Vava‘u group. My goal is relaxation. It shouldn’t be that hard here, 50 meters from the white shores of a tiny tropical paradise. Then again, I’m not floating on the surface, cocktail in…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Oct 17, 1:45am -
  • newStrong Earthquake Hits Tonga Island
    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Tonga Island at 8 pm tonight. The Malaysian Meteorological Department said in a statement that the quake, had its epicentre located 891 kms south-east of…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Oct 17, 1:42am -
  • newMagnitude-6.0 Earthquake Hits Near Tonga
    A strong magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck off the Pacific Island nation of Tonga on Wednesday, Oct. 18. It hit 12 a.m. local time around 62 miles south-southeast of Pangai, a village, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 11:59pm -

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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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Tonga Daily News

  • Fevahevahe‘aki, konga tokangaekina Falealea ‘o Tonga´
    Nuku‘alofa – Pulelulu 4 ‘Okatopa 2017, 5:20pm: Lolotonga ko ia ‘a e fononga atu ‘a e fonua´ ke a‘u ki he ‘aho mo e taimi kuo kotofa ke fakahoko ai ‘a e Fili Falealea ‘o e 2017 ‘i he ‘aho 16 ko ia ‘o Nōvema, ‘oku kei hokoho…
    - 15 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 10:20pm -
  • Malōlō tangata ta‘u 42 ‘i Tahi
    Nuku‘alofa – Tūsite 3 ‘Okatopa 2017, 5:38pm: Na‘e malōlō ‘i he Tokonaki kuo‘osi´ ha tangata ta‘u 42 ‘i ha konga tahi ofi atu ki ‘Atatā. Ko e mate ko eni´ na‘e līpooti ia ki he Potungāue Polisi´, ‘i he hengihengi Tokonak…
    - 16 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 10:38pm -
  • Senitā Ako fo‘ou Kautaha Soka Tonga´
    Nuku‘alofa – Tūsite 26 Sepitema 2017, 3:55pm: Na‘e lava lelei foki ‘a hono fakahoko ‘a e ngaahi ngāue ki he Senitā Ako fo‘ou ko ia ma‘ae Kautaha Soka ‘a Tonga´ ‘i he Tokonaki kuo‘osi´ ‘a ia ‘oku tu‘u ‘i Loto Tonga. Ko…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Sep 17, 8:59pm -
  • Tō Folofola ‘ene ‘Afio´ ki he Fakataha fakata‘u hono 72 UN
    Nuku‘alofa – Mōnite 25 Sepitema 2017, 4:32pm: Na‘e tō folofola foki ‘a ‘ene ‘Afio´, tama ko Tupou VI ki he Fakataha‘anga hono 72 ‘o e Kautaha ‘a e Ngaahi Pule‘anga Fakatahataha´ ‘i hono fakahoko ‘i Niu ‘Ioke ‘i he uike…
    - 24 days ago, 24 Sep 17, 9:50pm -
  • Mei he Potungaue Polisi
    Nuku’alofa-Falaite 22 Sepitema 2017, 4:40pm: Tauhi tangata ta’u 25 ki he kaiha’a me’a fakale’olahi fakatokanga ‘i ha hoko ha fakatamaki fakaenatula.
    - 27 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 9:39pm -
  • Fiema‘u naunau fakaako ‘i he ‘initaneti´ ke ‘atā ki he taha ako kotoa ‘i māmāni
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 22 Sepitema 2017, 3:37pm: ‘Oku lele hokohoko atu pe foki ‘a e palani mo e ngaahi fokotu‘utu‘u kehekehe ‘i he vā ‘a e pule‘anga´ mo e ngaahi fonua ‘i tu‘apule‘anga´ tatautefito ‘a e ‘i ai ‘a e toka…
    - 27 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 8:47pm -