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Kaniva News English

  • 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

  • newGraham's big Tonga warning for England
    Tonga are far from a two-man band and England won't be treating them as one in their Rugby League World Cup semi-final, according to veteran prop James Graham. England booked a final four berth against Tonga in Auckland next Saturday night after outp…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 8:27am -
  • newWayne Bennett hits out at eligibility rules allowing Tonga to field Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita
    Halfback Kevin Brown became the first known sportsman replaced due to a tweet as England progressed to a World Cup semi-final against Tonga – and Wayne Bennett criticised the eligibility rules that allow Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita to ...
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 5:29am -
  • newRugby League: England book World Cup semi-final date with Tonga
    England advanced to their fourth successive Rugby League World Cup semi-final after outclassing Papua New Guinea 36-6 in Melbourne. Wayne Bennett's England were the superior outfit but far from fluid in warm conditions at AAMI Park on Sunday, scoring…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 6:12pm -
  • England, Australia, Tonga, Fiji in WCup semifinals
    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- England has joined defending champion Australia, Tonga and Fiji in the semifinals of the Rugby League World Cup after weekend quarterfinals which showed the full flowering of Pacific Islands league on the world stage.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 4:41pm -
  • Kimmorley's bold call on Tonga, England's credentials questioned
    Former Kangaroo Brett Kimorley believes Tonga are the only team that can challenge Australia after England put in another unconvincing effort in their quarter final against PNG. The 36-6 scoreline didn't tell the real story of the fixture, and Wayne…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Nov 17, 4:29pm -
  • Kiwi teenager 'beaten by police' in Tonga following post-match celebrations
    A Kiwi teenager was stomped and kicked by Tongan police wearing steel-capped boots, after a victory joyride in the Pacific island nation turned brutal, his family alleges. A top-level investigation is underway after schoolboy Francis Norris was in a…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Nov 17, 2:25am -

Tonga Government Portal

  • newSea Fakataimi ‘o e Fale Alea ‘o Tongá
    20 Novema 2017 Kuo fakanofo ‘e He’ene ‘Afió Tupou VI ‘a Rt. Hon. Lord Tangi ko e Sea Fakataimi ‘o e Fale Alea ‘o Tongá, ‘o kamata lau ia mei he ‘ahó ni, ‘aho Falaite 17 ‘o Nōvema 2017. Na’e fakahono ‘a e Sea Fakataimi ‘o…
    - 26 mins ago, 19 Nov 17, 4:57pm -
  • newInterim Speaker of Parliament
    20th November 2017 His Majesty VI has appointed Rt. Hon. Lord Tangi as Interim Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, effective as of today, Friday 17th of November 2017. The appointment Speaker of the Legislative Assembly was made pursuant t…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 3:47pm -
  • newTonga Calls for Climate Action at COP23
    20th November, 2017 It is undeniable that the effects of Climate Change increasingly threaten the very existence of Small Island Developing States such as Tonga, whose vulnerabilities are rapidly increasing and swiftly eroding our capacities for res…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 1:21pm -
  • Ola e fili Falealea ki he ta’u 2017
    17 'o Novema, 2017NGATA’ANGATuku atu mei he: Komisoni Fili
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 3:10pm -
  • Tonga hosts the 32nd South Pacific Central Bank Governors Annual Meeting
    17th November, 2017 The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) hosted the 32nd Annual Meeting of the South Pacific Central Bank Governors that started Wednesday 15th at Fa’onelua Convention Centre.The three-day meeting is chaired by the Governor…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 2:07pm -
  • COP23 has been successful for Tonga : Paula Ma'u
    16th November 2017 Tonga can go back home with a lot taken out of the COP23 here in Bonn, Germany.Despite the fact that ‘Loss and Damage’ talks seemed to have hit a hard wall during the week because the big nations had made things difficult, th…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 6:04pm -

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 -

Taimi Tonga News

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…
    - 47 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…
    - 48 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…
    - 55 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…
    - 56 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.
    - 59 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…
    - 59 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 8:47pm -