Parliamentary candidates for the outer
Parliamentary candidates for the outer islandsMatangi TongaForty-five parliamentary candidates, including three women have registered to contest Tonga's seven outer islands constituencies in the November 27 General Election. The outer islands have 26 candidates in Vava'u, 11 in Ha'apai, five in 'Eua and three ...
Posted on 28 October 2014 | 12:12 am
Burglars steal soccer gear from Tongan team
Burglars steal soccer gear from Tongan teamMatangi TongaThe Tonga Women's Soccer team has lost a large amount of its soccer gear after an overnight burglary at their accommodation in the town of Kokopo in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea. According to local media reports, the team were staying at a lodge ...
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 7:55 pm
Various factors cause fall of Tonga
Various factors cause fall of Tonga candidate numbersRadio New ZealandAn academic says ructions in Tongan politics over the past four years may have contributed to a sharp fall in the number of candidates contesting next month's election. 106 people are to stand for the 17 People's Representatives seats, and while the ...A total of 106 candidates to contest Tonga electionRadio Australiaall 2 news articles »
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 6:56 pm
Tonga may still need reserved seats -
Radio New ZealandTonga may still need reserved seats - women's advocateIslands BusinessNUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---A women's advocate in Tonga says she is full of praise for the increased number of women contesting next month's election but says dramatic steps may still be needed. 16 women will contest the election on November the 27th - up ...Tonga societal attitude holds women backRadio New Zealandall 2 news articles »
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 3:10 pm
Cruise survey report important for Tonga
Tonga Daily NewsCruise survey report important for Tonga TourismTonga Daily NewsDr Latu made the comments while speaking at the launch of the Tonga Cruise Visitor Survey. He said tourism was an important industry for the Tongan economy and statistics contained in the cruise survey report would help map strategies for the way forward.
Posted on 27 October 2014 | 3:01 pm
Press Releases: Tonga Independence Day
Tonga Independence Day Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC October 31, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my warmest wishes to the people of the Kingdom of Tonga on your national day this November 4. The United States and Tonga share a history of close partnership rooted in our commitment to international security and ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:43 pm
Tameifuna changes his mind
Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna has changed his mind about playing for Tonga and now hopes to play for New Zealand instead.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:10 am
New Zealand Red Cross Responds to Drought in
New Zealand Red Cross has sent an aid worker and two desalination units, to turn seawater into safe drinking water in the drought-hit Ha’apai islands of Tonga.
Posted on 26 October 2014 | 6:14 pm
Traditional local knowledge helps Tonga face
In the face of increasingly severe storms and changing weather patterns causing drought and floods, Caritas in Tonga is integrating traditional local knowledge of plants and weather warnings with scientific observations to help communities prepare and adapt to the effects of climate change.
Posted on 26 October 2014 | 6:08 pm
Football: Tonga's Oceania Nations Cup
A huge win over Tonga in the Oceania Nations Cup has double benefits for the Football Ferns.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:02 pm
Credits roll on eighth Abu Dhabi Film
The crew captured their first win in competitive football, a historic 2-1 victory over Tonga, but they didn’t even make it past the preliminary round. Nicky’s undeterred though, and says he’s “raring to go to 2018 – just give me the call”.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:30 pm
Tonga Independence Day
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my warmest wishes to the people of the Kingdom of Tonga on your national day this November 4. The United States and Tonga share a history of close partnership rooted in our commitment ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:57 am
Tonga’s Prime Minister calls for strong
Nuku’alofa-October 30: 7pm (TDN/SPTO): Governments and members of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation need to build strong and productive partnerships with development partners to enhance sustainable tourism to deliver successful outcomes.
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 4:06 pm
Tonga Seasonings, Dressings and Sauces
Seasonings, Dressings & Sauces Market in Tonga: Databook to 2017 is the result of extensive market research covering the Seasonings, Dressings & Sauces market in Tonga. The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Seasonings, Dressings ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:00 am
AMD “Tonga XT” Radeon R9 M295X
AMD Radeon’s Mobility graphics card, the Radeon R9 M295X continues to be veiled in a mysterious aura, as it has not been officially launched yet, and a series of speculations were floating around this mobility card for some time now. Most definitely, it ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:44 am
Search ends for 2 men whose yacht wrecked in
Rescuers have abandoned a search for two Australians whose yacht was found wrecked off the coast of Tonga last week.
Posted on 15 June 2012 | 12:34 am
Thousands line streets to mourn late king of
Homes swathed in purple and black formed a bright bow running from the countryside to cities of Tonga as the mourning nation honored and buried their late King George Tupou V on Tuesday.
Posted on 27 March 2012 | 4:19 am
Tonga king funeral March 28; 3 months of
Tonga will hold a state funeral for its king on March 28.
Posted on 19 March 2012 | 5:36 pm
Tonga's King Tupou V dies; introduced
Tonga's King George Tupou V, who gave up most of his powers to bring a more democratic government to his Pacific island nation, died Sunday at a Hong Kong hospital. He was 63.
Posted on 18 March 2012 | 2:04 pm
Magnitude-6.2 quake shakes Tonga
A magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattled the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Posted on 22 September 2011 | 4:38 pm