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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

  • newMei Taare ready for Te Tai Tonga challenge
    The Maori Party’s Te Tai Tonga candidate says she couldn’t resist the challenge. Mei Taare stood for Labour in the Bay of Plenty 15 years ago and says that was a harrowing experience. But she says she has gained a lot in recent years through bein…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 4:06pm -
  • newMinister disappointed Maori TV screening Jonah From Tonga
    Māori TV is set to premiere Jonah From Tonga, the sequel to Summer Heights High, but Minister for Pacific Peoples Alfred Ngaro says it isn't funny and "perpetuates negative stereotypes of Pacific people". Created by Australian Chris Lilley, the six-…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 11:00am -
  • newMinister says Maori TV's Pacific stereotype comedy 'Jonah From Tonga' isn't funny
    The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Alfred Ngaro, has criticised Maori Television's decision to air a controversial Australian comedy about a Tongan teenager. The public broadcaster would start screening Jonah From Tonga on Thursday, and said the show…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 9:17am -
  • newLight earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Neiafu in Tonga
    A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 274 km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga (170 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.4398° West, latitude -17.8442° South, depth = 354.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indica…
    - 18 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 7:20am -
  • Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Tonga region
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Tonga region at 17:42 UTC on June 25, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 38.3 km (23.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS, th…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 12:03pm -
  • Tama Tonga Talks WWE Raiding NJPW Roster, Kenny Omega, Upcoming NJPW Shows In Los Angeles
    Tama Tonga recently spoke with owner Raj Giri, where he offered interesting insights on behind-the-scenes happenings in New Japan Pro Wrestling. One topic Tonga touched on was backstage morale in NJPW a couple years ago when WWE was…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 7:00pm -

Tonga Government Portal

  • newRoad Safety Messages Reach Out to Students
    29th June 2017 The Land Transport Division of the Ministry of Infrastructure presented certificates and prizes to competition winners from schools visited during Phase 2 of the Road Safety campaign at a special ceremony on Saturday 24 June at Tupou…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:54pm -
  • Electricity Tariff Decrease Effective from 1st July, 2017
    28th June, 2017 English l Tongan Since the last Electricity Tariff adjustment came into effect on the 1st April 2017, the landed cost of diesel used by Tonga Power Ltd to generate electricity has decreased by 5.57 seniti (4.08%) per litre. This has…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jun 17, 6:52pm -
    28 Sune 2017 English l Tongan Talu mei he liliu fakamuimui ki he totongi ‘o e ‘uhila ‘a ia na’e fakahoko ‘i he ‘aho 1 ‘Epeleli 2017, na’e holo ai ‘a e totongi ‘o e lolo hu mai ‘a ia ‘oku ngaue’aki ‘e he Kautaha ‘Uhila…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:51pm -
  • Tonga CERT urges computer users to stay alert as a new ransomware attack struck Europe
    28th July 2017 Tonga’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) is advising computer users about a new ransomware attack similar to last month’s WannaCry attack that has disrupted companies in the United Kingdom, India and throughout Europe this…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jun 17, 4:16pm -
  • Japan donates 5 Vehicles to Tonga Waste Authority
    27th June, 2017 The Waste Authority Ltd (WAL) received five vehicles worth USD$107,491 from Japan’s 2017 Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP), after a signing ceremony between the Japanese Ambassador HE Mr. Yukio Numata a…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 11:17pm -
  • Tonga to soon finalise its first Trade Policy Framework
    23rd June 2017 More than 30 participants from line ministries, private sectors and public sectors participated in a two-day consultation to finalise Tonga’s first ever Trade Policy Framework.The consultation started yesterday at Tungi Colonade Co…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 7:38pm -

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

  • Fakamuimui taha mei Falealea
    Fakahoko ‘a e ngāue, fu‘u lahi e mohe´ Nuku‘alofa – Pulelulu 28 Sune 2017, 5:21pm:  Ko e Potungāue ki he Ngaahi Ngāue fakalotofonua´ pe MIA mo e Potungāue Mo’ui´ ‘oku ma’ulalo taha´, pea hoko ki ai ‘a e ‘Ofisi Palēmia´ mo…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:27pm -
  • Kau ‘Ofa Guttenbeil Likiliki toko 12 ke siofi fili Falealea PNG
    Nuku‘alofa – Mōnite 26 Sune 2017, 3:30pm: ‘Oku lolotonga fakahoko foki ‘a e fili falealea ko ia ‘a e pule‘anga Papua Niukini´ pea ‘oku ‘oatu ai ‘e he Kautaha ngaahi fonua Kominiueli´ ha kau mēmipa ‘e 12 ki Papua Niukini ke nau…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 8:33pm -
  • Lea mālie manatumelie ‘a Faifekau Pīsope Palakana Havea

    - 3 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 7:43pm -
  • Fakatū‘uta Hala Siasi Katolika Loma´ ki Palasi
    Konga kātoanga‘i ta‘u 175 tū‘uta Lotu Katolika´ ‘i Tonga ni´ Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 23 Sune 2017, 3:50pm: ‘Oku longolongo kātoanga pe foki ‘a e fonua´ ‘i he teuteu ‘a e ngaahi kātoanga kehekehe tautautefito ‘i he lolotonga…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 8:55pm -
  • Fakamā‘opo‘opo e folau felāve‘i mo e liliu Tohitapu´
    Nuku‘alofa – Tu‘apulelulu 22 Sune 2017, 5:36pm: ‘Oku ‘i ai ‘a e ongoongo fakafiefia ‘i hono tuku mai ‘e Faifekau Toketā Ma‘afu Palu ki hono fakamā‘opo‘opo ‘o e folau na‘a nau fakahoko mo e kau faifekau kehekehe pē mei mā…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:42pm -
  • Ta‘imālie Potungāue ‘e 3 pule‘anga´ he tokoni fakame‘angāue ‘a Siapani
    Nuku‘alofa – Tu‘apulelulu 22 Sune 2017, 5:20pm: Na‘e foaki atu ‘aneafi ‘a e ngaahi me‘angāue ‘a ia ko e tokoni eni ‘a e pule‘anga Siapani´ ki he ngaahi Potungāue ‘e tolu ‘a e pule‘anga´. Ko e tokoni ko eni´ ‘oku fou m…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:21pm -