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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…
    - 56 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. 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…
    - 56 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…
    - 69 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…
    - 74 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 6:15pm -

Bing News Tonga

  • newMate Ma’a Tonga squad announced for Pacific Test against Fiji Bati
    The Tongan National Rugby League has today announced a 21-man squad for next week’s Pacific Test against the Fiji Bati at Campbelltown Sports Stadium. Commenting on the squad, Mate Ma’a Tonga coach Kristian Woolf was looking forward to the week a…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Apr 17, 11:25pm -
  • Samoa and Tonga squads announced
    Toa Samoa and Mate Ma'a Tonga have announced their squads ahead of next Saturday's historic international rugby league triple-header at Campbelltown Sports Stadium. Some of the game's most exciting players feature in each of the line-ups, including A…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 8:37pm -
  • Utah LB Pita Taumoepenu's Incredible Journey From Tongan Fruit Farmer To NFL Draft Prospect
    But when he was 3 months old, his mother made the tough decision to send him to live in Tonga with his grandparents. "My mom is a single mother. My dad has never been around in my life. My mom was working at the airport at that time so she really did…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 7:00pm -
  • Tonga slow to reach renewable energy goals
    Tonga, which produces 11 percent of its energy needs from renewable sources, has three years to achieve its goal of 50 percent renewables. The Deputy Prime Minister, Siaosi Sovaleni, revealed the figure this week, saying the government had a programm…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 6:38pm -
  • Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Hihifo in Tonga
    A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 18:46:43 / April 27, 2017 @ 6:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquak…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 6:44am -
  • Church Leader Visits Tonga for First Time
    Elder Craig A. Cardon, of the Seventy and Second Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, visited Tonga for the first time and presided at the annual conference of the Nuku’alofa Tonga Halaliku St…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 6:10am -

Tonga Government Portal

  • Pacific Community opens regional centre of excellence for renewable energy and energy efficiency in Tonga
    27th April, 2017 The Pacific Community (SPC) opened the first Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency office in Nuku'alofa, Tonga yesterday.Speaking to Pacific Ministers for Energy and Transport and invited guests at the opening W…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 3:50pm -
  • Pacific Energy and Transport Ministerial Meeting opens with strong call to action
    27th April, 2017 Over 100 high-level delegates and experts have convened in Tonga for the Third Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministerial Meeting with a strong call for Affordable, Reliable and Sustainable Energy and Transport Services for…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 3:39pm -
  • Japan GGP handover ceremony of the New Classroom Facility for Upper Room Primary School
    24th April 2017 The Government of Japan and the Upper Room Primary School celebrated the handover of a new classroom facility funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects, GGP on Thursday, 20 April 2017.His Exce…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Apr 17, 6:24pm -
  • Pacific Energy and Transport Officials Meeting Opens in Tonga
    24th April 2017 The Pacific Energy and Transport Officials meeting was opened this morning in Nuku’alofa. The Pacific Community (SPC), in partnership with the Government of Tonga is hosting the two-day officials meeting, preceding the Ministeria…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Apr 17, 4:25pm -
  • Workshop underway to develop a JNAP II Results Framework
    21st April 2017 More than 20 participants from line ministries, NGOs, private sectors and members of the Joint National Action Plan (JNAP) Taskforce gathered at the FWC Moulton Hall to develop a framework of JNAP II this morning.JNAP was establishe…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 8:01pm -
  • ANZAC Day 2017
    20th April 2017 A Dawn Service will be held on the 102nd anniversary of the landing of ANZAC forces on the Gallipoli Peninsular during World War One.The Australian High Commission invites members of the public to attend the Dawn Service on Tuesday…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 3:42pm -

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

  • Hiki hake tokolahi ma‘u he taifoti´ ki he toko 14
    Nuku‘alofa – Pulelulu 26 ‘Epeleli 2017, 5:45pm: ‘Oku hiki hake ‘a e tu‘unga ko eni ki he tokolahi ‘o kinautolu ko ia ‘oku mahino mei he Falemahaki Vaiola´ ‘oku nau mo‘ua ‘i he taifoti´. Na‘e kei lele mai ‘aki foki ‘a e t…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 10:52pm -
  • Fakapapau‘i Ma‘u‘anga Ivi mo e Fetu‘utaki he Pasifiki´ ki he kaha‘u´
    Nuku‘alofa – Mōnite 24 ‘Epeleli 2017, 2:44pm:  Na‘e fakaava ‘i he pongipongi ‘o e ‘aho ni´ ‘a e fakataha hono tolu ‘a e kau Minisitā ko ia ‘o e Pasifiki´ ki he ma‘u‘anga ivi´ mo e fefononga‘aki´ ‘i he Hotele Tanoa.…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Apr 17, 7:56pm -
  • Tokoni pule‘anga Siapani´ fakalokiako fo‘ou Lautohi Upper Room
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 21 ‘Epeleli 2017, 4:58pm: Kuo ta‘imālie ‘a e longa‘i fānau ‘a e Lautohi pule‘anga Upper Room ‘i Ha‘ateiho´ ‘i he tokoni ‘a e pule‘anga Siapani´ ki hono langa ‘a ‘enau ngaahi lokiako fo‘ou ‘a…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 10:12pm -
  • Fakafoki‘i mai toko ua mei he polokalama toli Nu‘usila´ ko e konā
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 21 ‘Epeleli 2017, 4:10pm: ‘Oku kei hokohoko atu ‘a e tokanga´ tautautefito eni koe‘uhi´ ko e tu‘unga ko ia ‘o e fatongia pe ko e ngāue ‘a ia ‘oku ma‘u mei ai ‘a e silini ‘a e tokolahi ‘i Tonga ni mo…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 9:13pm -
  • Mahu‘inga Fāmili´ ‘i he Sosaieti´, kaveinga fakamāmāni lahi ‘aho e Fāmili´
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 21 ‘Epeleli 2017, 3:37pm: ‘Oku ‘i ai ‘a e mateuteu ange ‘i he tokangaekina ‘o e ‘aho e fāmili´, ko e ‘aho fakavaha‘a pule‘anga eni kuo kotofa ki he ‘aho 15 ‘o Mē 2017. Ko e taha eni ‘i he kaveinga…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 8:41pm -
  • Fakahoko kātoa ngaahi ‘iveni Sipoti Fakakolisi´ ki Teufaiva
    Nuku‘alofa – Tu‘apulelulu 20 ‘Epeleli 2017, 4:42pm: Kuo a‘utaki mai ki he ongoongo ‘a e 87.5 ‘a hono fakamahino ‘e fakahoko kātoa pe ‘a e ngaahi ‘iveni ‘a e Sipoti Fakakolisi´ ki he mala‘e Teufaiva´. Na‘e ‘osi tuku atu…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 9:48pm -