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Utah nurse under investigation for comment following gang member’s death | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific


A male nurse at the University of Utah Health Care is being investigated by the health organisation about offensive remarks he made after a Tongan Crip Gang member was killed by a US Marshall.

via Utah nurse under investigation for comment following gang member’s death | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

Parade ends Inter-College Athletics competition for 2014 | Matangi Tonga


Three days of Inter-College Athletics attracted hundreds of competitors from Vava’u, Ha’apai and Tongatapu ended with a parade at Teufaiva on Thursday 17 April.

Athletes marched in their school colours for the closing ceremony of the Inter-College Athletics Competition 2014, and the presentation of medals by Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala.

via Parade ends Inter-College Athletics competition for 2014 | Matangi Tonga.

Four bank employees jailed for embezzlement in Tonga | Radio New Zealand News


Four former employees of Westpac Bank in Tonga have been convicted and jailed for embezzling a total of more than 66 thousand US dollars from the bank.

via Four bank employees jailed for embezzlement in Tonga | Radio New Zealand News.

Govt blocks transitional homes for Ha’apai cyclone victims | Matangi Tonga


A government decision and a Parliamentary Motion to stop the construction of temporary houses for the victims of Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai has left the reconstruction in limbo, as the government pursues its objective of allowing only the building of permanent houses at a cost of $48 million even though no one knows where the funding will come from.

via Govt blocks transitional homes for Ha’apai cyclone victims | Matangi Tonga.

Tonga-Japan Showdown for IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy – The Epoch Times


Following the third day of round-robin matches on Tuesday April 15 in the International Rugby Board (IRB) Junior World Rugby Trophy for players under 20-years-old, has now reached the finals stage.

via Tonga-Japan Showdown for IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy – The Epoch Times.

Chris Lilley’s Jonah from Tonga to air all episodes at once on iPlayer – TV News – Digital Spy


Chris Lilley’s highly-anticipated comedy series Jonah from Tonga will be made available in full on BBC iPlayer in the style of Netflix’s House of Cards

via Chris Lilley’s Jonah from Tonga to air all episodes at once on iPlayer – TV News – Digital Spy.

19 schools in Tonga Inter-college sports | Matangi Tonga


Thousands of students from schools from around Tonga have gathered at Teufaiva stadium in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 15 April for the annual Inter-college Athletics Competition 2014.

via 19 schools in Tonga Inter-college sports | Matangi Tonga.

Bus strike in Tonga impacting on many | Radio New Zealand News


James Manu says he has not been able to go to work because he did not have a ride from his home in Veitongo to his work place in town.

The journey is normally a thirty minute bus ride.

via Bus strike in Tonga impacting on many | Radio New Zealand News.

Nuku’Alofa, Kingdom of Tonga | Flickr – Photo Sharing!


 

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Nuku’Alofa, Kingdom of Tonga | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific


Thousands of Tongatapu bus users could still be disrupted by strike action if the government of Lord Tu’ivakano would not make a positive response to a formal request launched in February 2014 by the ‘Otu Motu Anga’ofa Bus Association asking to remove taxes charged on diesel and spare parts.

via Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.