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Sport: Tongan football champs Veitongo FC expect improved showing | Radio New Zealand News


Tongan football champions Veitongo FC are confident of a much better showing at this year’s OFC Champions League Preliminary in Nuku’alofa.

Source: Sport: Tongan football champs Veitongo FC expect improved showing | Radio New Zealand News

‘It’s not Tongan’ – Community leaders unhappy injured bus crash victims kept performing | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ


Organisers are adamant respect was shown to the three who died in the Christmas Eve crash.

Source: ‘It’s not Tongan’ – Community leaders unhappy injured bus crash victims kept performing | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

Tongan teacher killed by bus crash to be flown home | Radio New Zealand News


The body of Leotisia Malakai, the third person to die from a Christmas Eve bus crash near Gisborne, will be taken home to Tonga today.

Source: Tongan teacher killed by bus crash to be flown home | Radio New Zealand News

All Black Malakai Fekitoa withdraws future support of Tongan rugby tournaments


All Black Malakai Fekitoa lashed out after copping criticism in Tonga.

Source: All Black Malakai Fekitoa withdraws future support of Tongan rugby tournaments

Greased-up Tongan hero turns to Winter Games | Bangkok Post: news


WELLINGTON – Tonga’s muscle-bound Rio Olympics flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua wants to cover up his famously greased-up body and leave his tropical island home to have a crack at the Winter Olympics.

Source: Greased-up Tongan hero turns to Winter Games | Bangkok Post: news

Tonga’s youth urge action on climate change with powerful message


Nuku’alofa, Tonga: On a little stage in Nuku’alofa, a powerful resonating message has emerged from a small group of young performers who, in raising awareness of climate change, are urging everyone to take heed of the imminent danger.

Source: Tonga’s youth urge action on climate change with powerful message

Tongan operation nets 500 people since July


A Tongan operation aimed at preventing alcohol-fuelled crimes has led to the arrest of over 500 people since it began in July.

Source: Tongan operation nets 500 people since July

7 Georgians leave Tonga | Matangi Tonga


Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Seven Georgian nationals who entered Tonga on stolen Greek passports in September voluntarily left the country on Friday morning, November 4 on a Fiji Airways flight.

Source: 7 Georgians leave Tonga | Matangi Tonga

Tongan dancers attract visitors to Tongan exhibit at Guangdong Expo | Matangi Tonga


Dongguan, China: Live Tongan dance performances at Tonga’s exhibition were a hit with visitors to the 2016 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo in Dongguan, China.

Source: Tongan dancers attract visitors to Tongan exhibit at Guangdong Expo | Matangi Tonga

Tongan swimmers win 16 medals in Fiji | Matangi Tonga


Suva, Fiji: Two young Tongan swimmers, Finau ‘Ohuafi (15) and Noelani Day (13) brought home a total of 16 medals between them, including 9 gold and 7 silver after competing in the SC Central Region Age Group Invitational 2016 in Suva, Fiji.

Source: Tongan swimmers win 16 medals in Fiji | Matangi Tonga