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  • newTonga 'serious' about Winter Olympics ski squad - BBC News - BBC News
    BBC NewsTonga 'serious' about Winter Olympics ski squad - BBC NewsBBC NewsThe Pacific nation of Tonga is hoping to send a team of skiers to the 2018 Winter Olympics, and says they believe they can challenge for medals despite a lack of ...Sport: Ton…
    - 12 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 4:15am -
  • newChina trade expert encourages Tonga to promote its products in China - Matangi Tonga
    China trade expert encourages Tonga to promote its products in ChinaMatangi TongaTonga and China are discussing trade, but there's stiff competition to sell products in China. “You have to promote how good your products are,” a Chinese trade offi…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:18am -
  • Tonga proved that the Church support politics - Matangi Tonga
    Tonga proved that the Church support politicsMatangi TongaTonga is unique in its history, culture, church, and politics. While the world trashed monarchy as evil, and idolized democracy as the best form of government, Tonga proved otherwise. While wo…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 7:56pm -
  • Tonga's Prime Minister heading to New Zealand - Newshub
    Radio New ZealandTonga's Prime Minister heading to New ZealandNewshubTonga's Prime Minister Samuela Akilisi Pohiva will make his first official visit to New Zealand later this week. Prime Minister John Key says Mr Pohiva will receive a formal welcome…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 7:02pm -
  • Sport: Tonga takes low-key approach to RLWC - Radio New Zealand
    Radio New ZealandSport: Tonga takes low-key approach to RLWCRadio New ZealandTonga will be taking a relaxed approach to the last offseason before the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea will host the tournament, f…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 6:38pm -
  • Claims diplomatic passports still being sold in Tonga - Radio New Zealand
    Radio New ZealandClaims diplomatic passports still being sold in TongaRadio New ZealandKalafi Moala, publisher and political activist, said the new more democratic Government has failed to stop corrupt activities going back many years. He told a rece…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 12:19pm -

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  • newHealth Minister describes comments as ignorant; says screw surgery was standard
    (Left) Is an illustration of in situ fixation by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A single screw is inserted to prevent any further slip of the femoral head through the growth plate. (Right) A photo of a screw in a plastic container purp…
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 5:26am -
  • newMachete attack during drunken brawl, two men hospitalised
    Tongan police are investigating a brawl in a bush allotment in Niutoua, which led to two men being hospitalised on Sunday 24. The men, in their 30s and 40s, received serious injuries but in stable condition after they were attacked with a machete and…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:58am -
  • newReward offered to find two missing mongooses, remains tested in NZ declared cat
    Tonga’s Department of Quarantine has offered a TP$100 reward to anyone who can help find the two mongooses still missing in Tonga. Following leads from the public the department collected furs and remains of what they believed were of a dead animal…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 6:02pm -
  • Tongan immigrant among 112 ex-convicts arrested in California
    The US Immigration authorities have arrested a Tongan man who was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon. The arrest was part of an operation sting that saw 112 people arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a four-day operation  in Lo…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Jul 16, 5:36am -

Bing News Tonga

  • newMatson introduces fast, reliable services
    A LEADING United States carrier in the Pacific Matson Inc. has announced the introduction of a fast containership service between the US West Coast and ports in Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. Starting August 10, 2016, Matson's "South Pacific…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:02am -
  • newAMD Announces Radeon Pro WX Series: WX 4100, WX 5100, & WX 7100 Bring Polaris to Pros
    With their Fiji GPU not being a good fit for the market, the company hasn’t had a significant update of the lineup since 2014, when Tonga was introduced into the mix. However as part of their SIGGRAPH 2016 professional graphics event, AMD is giving…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 7:44am -
  • newSport: Tonga eyes 2018 Winter Olympics
    The Royal Tonga Ski Federation has high hopes for Winter Olympic success after last month's admission to the International Ski Federation in Switzerland. The Secretary-General of Tonga's federation Leafa Mataele Wawryk said the achievement would mean…
    - 12 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:46am -
  • newNZDF-Led Projects Boost Drought Resilience of Tongan Communities
    The projects, designed to improve water storage in two main islands in Tonga’s Ha’apai island group, were undertaken as part of Exercise Tropic Twilight 2016 and formally handed over today to the Tongan government. “Tropic Twilight conducted a…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:22am -
  • newThe adventure doesn’t have to stop: Here’s how to travel with baby
    After hitchhiking 9,656 kilometres (6,000 miles) across the Pacific Ocean as sailing crew, my husband and I conceived a child on a small tropical island in the Kingdom of Tonga. We moved home to Montana a few months before the baby was born, determin…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 1:21am -
  • newTonga target skiing success at Pyeongchang 2018
    Pacific nation Tonga is eyeing skiing success at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - and doesn't want to be described as a "novelty" team. The country are targeting good results at the Games, despite a lack of snow and slopes in the tropical natio…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Jul 16, 10:55pm -

Tonga Government Portal

  • newThe Hon Prime Minister’s first official visit to New Zealand
    27th July 2016 The Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva will depart Tonga today Wednesday 27th of July 2016, on his first official visit to New Zealand.  The highlight of this visit will be a bilateral meeting with The Prime Minis…
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:01pm -
  • Motolo’i ‘o Fanga’uta Ke Malu’i ‘Etau Ngaahi Koloa Fakaenatula
    25 Siulai 2016 ‘Oku fakahoko ‘i he uiké ni ‘a e ako ki hono motolo’i ‘o e Potutahi Fanga’uta ‘oku ‘iloa ko e P3-D Model (Participatory 3-D Model) ‘a ia ‘oku fakatahataha mai ki ai e kau Pule Fakavahe mo e fakafofonga ‘o e nga…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 8:25pm -
  • NZDF-LED Projects Boost Drought Resilience of Tongan Communities
    25th July 2016 Tongan officials said community projects undertaken by a multinational task group led by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) were expected to reduce the  vulnerability of remote communities to the impact of drought.The projects, des…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 8:10pm -
  • Solar Pump Project set target to eradicate the use of fuels by 2020
    22nd July 2016 A project under MEIDECC’s Department of Energy has set a work program that by 2020 water pumps in Tonga will be solar powered and that few diesel based engines will be on standby.Solar Pump Project Manager Mr. ‘Ofa Sefana said so…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 9:40pm -
  • Tonga focuses on Agriculture as a significant sector to address developmental priorities
    22nd July 2016 A series of significant events took place in the Kingdom of Tonga this week supported by the Pacific Community (SPC)’s European Union (EU) Intra-ACP Pacific Agriculture Policy Project (PAPP) in partnership with the Government of…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 9:33pm -
  • FAO Director-General meets Tonga's Agriculture Minister
    22nd July, 2016 FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met Tonga’s Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries, Hon. Semisi Tauelangi Fakahau, who was in Rome to attend the FAO’s Committee on Fisheries (COFI) Thirty-second Sessi…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 8:18pm -

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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