Nuku’alofa, Tonga: A new political party in Tonga, the People’s National Party – Paati Tufunga Fonua ‘a e Kakai was launched at the Tanoa Hotel, Nuku’alofa on Saturday, 9 June 2018.
Source: Tonga’s new political party
A line-up of royal and church events are heading to Ha’apai after next week. The royal palace office has announced His Majesty King Tupou VI’s 59th birthday will be celebrated in Ha’apai on July 4. The king was born on July 12. The king will open the Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show in Lifuka, Ha’apai […]
12th June, 2018 Ha’apai’s new Court House will be officially opened by the Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva on Friday, 15th June 2018 at 11:00am in Pangai, Ha’apai.
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Tonga is finding it difficult to manage illegal dumping of rubbish, including plastic bags, in Nuku’alofa, as it celebrated World Environment Day on 5 June with the worldwide theme “Beat Plastic Pollution”. Filimone Lapao’o, the Tonga goverment’s Senior Environmentalist, said after Cyclone Gita, the amount of rubbish at Sopu increased so much that his department cannot manage it properly. By Eleanor Gee.
Two container loads of aid to help cyclone-affected communities in Tonga have been sent by the Auckland-based Tongan Health Society in addition to its outreach programme
The Miss Galaxy Pageant will mark its 25th anniversary in Tonga next month.The executive director of the Tonga Leiti Association and the director of the Miss Galaxy pageant – Joey Mataele says, it is important for the public to accept people for who they are without any discrimination.
Four men were sentenced to prison for the cultivation and possession of 3894 cannabis plants at a substantial plantation in Matahau on May 4, 2017. Firearms, including a .22 semi automatic rifle, .22 calibre long rifle and six ammunitions, were also seized from the plantation during the police operation.
Two men received imprisonment sentences on May 29 at the Supreme Court, after pleading guilty to possession of cannabis that included seeds found to have been germinating, possibly for cultivation.
A man is facing second-degree murder charge in relation to the death of a Tongan man in Hawai’i. 46-year-old Sione Telua Koloi died in Lanai Community Hospital on May 11 as a result of his injuries. His body was laid to rest on June 2. Travis Morita, 35, was charged with murder following an autopsy of […]
An associate of Australian gang the Comanchero is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court tomorrow morning. He was arrested after a significant National Organised Crime Group (NOCG) operation in the Far North this morning. The arrest was in relation to Operation Gegenees, which was the seizure of 13.5 kilograms of methamphetamine at Auckland International Airport […]