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Anger at Tonga High School students’ suspension


A decision by the Tonga High School authorities to send home a number of students who wore “indecent” clothes on their school mufti day sparked fury from parents.

The school held a mufti day on October 2 and it was announced that all students have to wear proper Tongan formal attire.

via Anger at Tonga High School students’ suspension – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

Tupou College wilful damage case adjourned to November


The case against 151 accused, including 147 students from Tupou College and four adults charged in relation to the violent attack on a home in Tofoa in July was adjourned to November 18-21.

Magistrate Salesi Mafi adjourned the matter in chambers last week due to an application from the accused counsel.

via Tupou College wilful damage case adjourned to November | Matangi Tonga.

Tonga radio stations warned against school rivalry talkback


The government in Tonga is warning radio stations against using a violent school rivalry as a topic for talk-back shows.

A former Tonga College student, Taniela Halahuni, has a skull fracture and is in a critical condition after last week’s attack by 147 students and ex-students from rival school Tupou College.

via Tonga radio stations warned against school rivalry talkback – Tonga – News – Islands Business magazine.