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  • newTonga signs visa-free travel agreement with EU - Radio New Zealand
    Tonga signs visa-free travel agreement with EURadio New ZealandTongan passport holders will now no longer require a visa for entry into EU-member countries, except for the United Kingdom or Ireland. EU passport holders will also get visa-free entry i…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 1:34pm -
  • newJapan looks at wind power generation for Tonga - Matangi Tonga
    Japan looks at wind power generation for TongaMatangi TongaWind power energy may be the next big source of renewable energy, after solar energy, to help reduce Tonga's heavy reliance on diesel for power generation. Japan's International Cooperation A…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 Nov 15, 9:41pm -
  • newTonga signs short-stay visa waiver with EU - Matangi Tonga
    Tonga signs short-stay visa waiver with EUMatangi TongaTongan citizens will now benefit with a short-stay visa free travel to European Countries (EU) after a Schengen Visa Waiver Agreement was signed on 20 November in Brussels. The Ministry of Foreig…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Nov 15, 9:27pm -
  • newTonga PM not fit to travel - Matangi Tonga
    Radio New ZealandTonga PM not fit to travelMatangi TongaTonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva is not fit to travel this week to take part in three major events in Europe and Malta, including the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).…
    - 24 hours ago, 23 Nov 15, 7:34pm -
  • Tonga rugby to focus on sevens - Solomon Star
    Tonga rugby to focus on sevensSolomon StarAUCKLAND, (RNZI) -The Tonga Rugby Union says it will do everything it can to ensure the national sevens team is fully prepared for next year's Olympic repechage tournament. Tonga impressed at the Oceania Cham…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 15, 6:00pm -
  • Coconut oil springs new industry for Tonga - ABC Online
    Coconut oil springs new industry for TongaABC OnlineMost Tongans don't live in Tonga, and the country's economy is heavily reliant on remittances from overseas, but a new industry has sprung up that's putting money into local farmers' pockets and new…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 15, 5:21pm -

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  • newMasked thief threatens Puke petrol station  attendant with knife, flees with cash
    Tongan Police are hunting for a man who wore a hoodie covering his face while threatening an employee at a service station in Puke with a knife. The incident took place last Friday 20 and the man escaped with about TP$500 of cash. The owner of the s…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Nov 15, 6:03pm -
  • newPrime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva misses key meetings
    Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has pulled out of crucial international meetings due to his ill health. The Prime Minister was invited to attend three separate meetings: The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)  in Malta fro…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 5:30am -
  • newTaufahema found not guilty of murdering his wife, guilty of manslaughter
    Lokoua Taufahema (left) was found not guilty Monday of killing his wife, Halaevalu Laionosi Taufahema (right), in 2014 A jury in Nuku’alofa has found a Tongatapu man on Monday 23 not guilty of murder but guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 12:03am -
  • Police name Fātumu drowning victim
    A man who drowned after swimming in sea notorious for dangerous rip tide off Laulea beach in Fatumu Saturday 21 has been named by police. He was 32-year-old ‘Inoke Mapaleve Mo’unga, a man from Kolonga who had been residing in Kolofo’ou for som…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 15, 4:26pm -

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  • newLomu also had a passion to save humpback whales
    Head of Communications for IUCN Oceania, Frank Koloi worked with Lomu in 2007 on the Jonah and the Whale campaign to stop the Japanese government from killing humpback whales in Tonga at the time. Koloi says Lomu became the face of the campaign and w…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 10:18am -
  • newEU and the Kingdom of Tonga Sign the Short-Stay Visa Waiver Agreement
    On 20 November 2015 the EU signed the short-stay visa waiver Agreement with the Kingdom of Tonga. The new visa regime provides for visa-free travel for EU citizens when travelling to the territory of Tonga and for citizens of Tonga when travelling to…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 6:38am -
  • newTokoni Kautaha Mo‘ui ‘a mamani´ ki he faito‘o kau Polio ‘a Tonga´
    Nuku‘alofa – Tusite 24 Novema 2015 3.26pm, (FM87.5): ‘Oku tuku mai foki mei he kautaha Mo‘ui ‘a mamani´ ‘oku ‘ikai ke to e fiema‘u ke ‘asi ‘a e polio ‘i mamani pea ‘i he‘ene pehee ‘oku nau feinga mai ki Tonga ni´ koe‘u…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 6:14am -
  • newPohiva misses out
    The Prime Minister of Tonga has pulled out of a number of high-level meetings becaus of health reasons. PM Akilisi Pohiva (pictured) has spent the past few weeks in Auckland, undergoing medical tests. The PM's Office announced at the beginning of the…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 15, 4:57am -
  • Tonga rugby to focus on sevens
    AUCKLAND, (RNZI) -The Tonga Rugby Union says it will do everything it can to ensure the national sevens team is fully prepared for next year's Olympic repechage tournament. Tonga impressed at the Oceania Championship in Auckland, thrashing Samoa 41-5…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 15, 9:58am -
  • The AMD Radeon R9 380X Review, Feat. ASUS STRIX
    Last week AMD launched the Radeon R9 380X, the company’s latest mid-range video card. Based on a fully enabled GCN 1.2 Tonga GPU – a first for the desktop video card market – the R9 380X was timed to setup AMD product stack for the holidays and…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 15, 10:30pm -

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  • 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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