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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…
    - 85 days ago, 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…
    - 85 days ago, 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…
    - 98 days ago, 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

  • newWales coach Robin McBryde suffers new injury blow for summer Tests with Tonga and Samoa
    Wales second row Jake Ball has been ruled out of this summer's Tests against Tonga and Samoa. And the Scarlets lock could well be joined by uncapped Exeter Chiefs full-back Phil Dollman on the tour sidelines. Ball missed the Scarlets' play-off wins a…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 May 17, 10:21pm -
  • Tonga officers dismissed for abusing military recruits
    Two military officers in Tonga have been fired, and two others demoted for abusing recruits. Radio Tonga reports the training officers inflicted various kinds of abuse including, in one case, using an iron to burn someone's back. Other cases involve…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 11:08pm -
  • Destination Tonga: Five Students Design Their Own Journey
    The student linguists planned their itinerary and learned a bit of Tongan. When linguists head into remote areas to study indigenous languages, they often face steep logistical hurdles: where to stay, what to eat (and what to avoid), how to find loca…
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 17, 12:57am -
  • Government funds had already been allocated for Tonga 2019 Pacific Games before host's withdrawal
    Tonga’s former Minister of Finance has claimed Government funds had already been allocated for the 2019 Pacific Games in the upcoming 2017-18 budget prior to the country’s withdrawal as hosts. Kaniva News reports that ‘Aisake Eke, who was sacke…
    - 3 days ago, 25 May 17, 10:04pm -
  • Tonga wrongful dismissal case will clarify role of public broadcaster
    This statement was originally published on PFF's Facebook page on 23 May 2017. A wrongful dismissal complaint being brought against the government of Tonga by the sacked General Manager of the national broadcaster will help to educate the public and…
    - 3 days ago, 25 May 17, 7:48am -
  • Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Vaini in Tonga
    A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 174 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (108 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 110.23 km, -176.3241° West, -22.3792° South. Id of earthquake: us10008v90. Event ids that are associate…
    - 4 days ago, 24 May 17, 6:38pm -

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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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