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Kaniva News English

  • 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 6:15pm -
  • “A fantastic tale of adventure” available in Tongan for the first time
    The book, Ko Fïnau ‘Ulukälala ‘i Feletoa, ko e Talanoa ‘a Toki Ukamea (The Story of Fïnau ‘Ulukälala: Told by Iron Axe) was presented to Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku’aho, High Commissioner of Tonga to Australi…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 11:56am -
  • Online changes for Kaniva News
    Kaniva News is moving to a different domain, This will mean that we will no longer be using our existing domain, We are marking the change with a new website theme. We expect to have completed the move this week.…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 4:21am -

Bing News Tonga

  • newChina clears first shipment of Tongan squash
    Tianjin Foreign Trade Safe Co. Ltd. The development of Tongan squash exports has been supported through the Australian and New Zealand funded Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access ( Tonga stated today that Tonga's Ministry of Agricultu…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Feb 17, 10:14pm -
  • newStrong quake hits off Tonga; no tsunami threat to Hawaii
    A strong earthquake struck off of Tonga this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. The preliminary magnitude 6.6 quake struck at 7:28 a.m. Hawaii time, 262.5 miles southwest of Haveluloto, Tonga at a depth of 259 miles, according to t…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Feb 17, 10:23am -
  • Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes near Ndoi Island, Fiji
    A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck at 5:28 am local time 271 miles west southwest of Tonga. A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck at 5:28 am local time 271 miles west southwest of Tonga. A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck at 5:28 am local time 271 miles we…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Feb 17, 6:28am -
  • Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Pacific Ocean off Tonga
    A strong but deep earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 has struck the Pacific Ocean southwest of Tonga, U.S. seismologists say. Damage is not expected and no tsunami warnings have been issued. (more) The earthquake, which struck at 6:28 a.m…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Feb 17, 3:47am -
  • Fiji Earthquake Today 2017: 6.9 Quake Strikes Near Tonga
    ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A 6.9 Fiji earthquake today 2017 has just hit. It was deep and it was west of Tonga. Damage assessment is pending. USGS indicates to news that a 6.9 magnitude Fiji earthquake today February 24, 2017 started moments ago. It was 3…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Feb 17, 3:41am -
  • Strong and deep M6.9 earthquake hits Fiji - Tonga region
    A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Fiji - Tonga region at 17:28 UTC on February 24, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 416.5 km (258.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 430 km (267.2 miles). According to…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Feb 17, 2:53am -

Tonga Government Portal

    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:15pm -
  • Regional reps discuss control of mercury
    23rd February 2017 The Mercury Initial Assessment (MIA) Regional Inception Workshop was officially opened on Thursday 23rd of February 2017 by Ms Lupe Matoto, Acting CEO of the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Envir…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 8:32pm -
  • Communication roles important for Government
    23rd February 2017 Twenty eight (28) Government communication and information officers were reminded of the importance of their roles in promoting Government issues, activities and programmes through effective Press Releases during a one-day Communi…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 8:16pm -
  • Tonga to host major international whale conservation conference
    22nd February, 2017 Whales in a Changing Ocean is a new approach to whale conservation. The three-day event will focus on emerging threats to Pacific whales and will bring together political decision-makers, scientists, community, industry and funde…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:39pm -
  • Tonga Hosts Regional Meeting on Hazardous Waste Management
    21st February 2017 Tonga is hosting three separate regional meetings on hazardous waste management here in Nuku’alofa this week.The meetings are the 6th Meeting of the Waigani Convention Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC-6), the…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 3:27pm -
    21 'o Fepueli, 2017 ‘Oku faka’amu ‘a e ‘Eiki Palemia mo e ‘Ofisi ‘o e Palemiá ke fakapapau’i atu heni ki he kakai ‘o e fonuá ke nau mea’i, ‘oku ‘i ai ‘a e tohi loi mo ta’emo’oni ‘oku faka’aho ki he ‘aho 9 Sanua…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 12:39pm -

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

  • ‘Amanaki lelei kau to hina ‘a Tonga´ he fengaue‘aki mo Siaina´
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 24 Fepueli 2017, 3:33pm: Kuo ma‘u ‘a e ongoongo lelei mei he kau to hina ‘a Tonga ni´ pea pehee ki he pule‘anga´ kae‘uma‘a ‘a e pule‘anga Siaina´ kuo tali ‘a e hina´ ke kau ia ‘i he pa‘anga ‘e hu m…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:52pm -
  • Toki fakakakato ki he Monite kaha‘u´ lau ngaahi tali ki he tukuaki‘i PM
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 24 Fepueli 2017, 1:29pm: Kuo toe toloi ‘a e Fale´ ke toki hu ‘i he ‘aho Monite uike kaha‘u´ ke fakakakato ai pea kapau ‘e toe fai ha feme‘a‘aki pea pehee ki ha paloti ta‘efalala‘anga ko ia ‘a e Palemia´…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:00pm -
  • Falealea Makehe pongipongi ni, Lau ngaahi tali PM ki hono tukuaki‘i´
    Nuku‘alofa – Falaite 24 Fepueli 2017, 9:47am: ‘Oku toe hu makehe e Fale Alea ‘a Tonga´ he pongipongi ‘o e ‘aho ni´ ke lau e ngaahi tali ‘a e Paleemia´ ki he ngaahi tukuaki’I ‘oku ‘ikai fe’unga ke hoko atu ko e Paleemia ‘o T…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 2:28pm -
  • Teuteu fepaki Rebels mo e Blues kamata fe‘auhi Super Rugby
    Nuku‘alofa – Tu‘apulelulu 23 Fepueli 2017, 1:58pm: ‘E kamata ‘i he efiafi ni ‘a e fe‘auhi ko ia ‘o e ‘Akapulu Supa´ ki he faha‘i ta‘u ko eni´ pea ‘e kamata ia he fetaulaki ‘a e timi ‘a e Melbourne Rebels mo e Auckland Bl…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 7:08pm -
  • Tufaki tavale “LOI”

    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 5:12pm -
  • Kamata ouau lotu Hufia ma‘ae Ta‘ahine Kuini Fehuhu´
    Nuku‘alofa – Tu‘apulelulu 23 Fepueli 2017, 11:11am: ‘Oku kamata ‘i he efiafi ‘o e ‘aho ni´ ‘a e ouau lotu mo e hufia ‘i he Falelotu Siasi Tau‘ataina ‘o Tonga ‘i Nu‘usila´, Tuingapapai, ma‘ae Ta‘ahine Kuini Fehuhu´ ka…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 3:51pm -