Number of candidates standing in Tonga's 2nd
Number of candidates standing in Tonga's 2nd election dropsRadio New ZealandThere has been a marked falloff in the number of candidates standing in the elections in Tonga in late November. The Elections Supervisor Pita Vuki says 106 candidates have registered to vie for the 17 People's Representative constituencies. This is ...106 candidates for Tonga's General Election 2014Matangi Tongaall 4 news articles »
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:24 am
Hokulea, Hikianalia arrive in Tonga's
KHON2Hokulea, Hikianalia arrive in Tonga's capitalKHON2On Wednesday, Oct. 22, the voyaging canoes arrived in Nukualofa, the capital of Kingdom of Tonga, where local government officials and community members welcomed the crews. In the coming days, crewmembers will engage in education outreach and ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:40 pm
Tongan welcome for Hawaiian voyaging canoes
Tonga Daily NewsTongan welcome for Hawaiian voyaging canoesMatangi TongaTwo traditional double-hulled voyaging canoes from Hawai'i were welcomed in Tonga yesterday, October 23, at Faua Wharf, Nuku'alofa. The Hokule'a and Hikianalia travelled all the way from Hawai'i. They tied up at the Faua Wharf just after mid-day when ...Prime Minister welcomes voyaging canoesTonga Daily Newsall 2 news articles »
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:25 pm
Tonga Hut, LA's Oldest Tiki Bar, Has Become
Eater LATonga Hut, LA's Oldest Tiki Bar, Has Become Its GreatestEater LA"Tonga Hut became known as Tonga Butt," said manager Marie King. The place was so bad that when a patron complained that a mai tai should have lime in it, the confused bartender unironically threw a whole lime, peel and all, into the blender with the ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:24 pm
Tonga's Democrats well placed early for poll
Tonga's Democrats well placed early for pollRadio New ZealandNominations for next month's elections in Tonga end this afternoon, and already there are signs this poll will be markedly different from the last one. The Democratic Party, which has been the Opposition over the past four years, will contest all 17 ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:23 pm
NZ overwhelm Tonga 16-0 in Nations Cup
Sarah Gregorius and Daisy Cleverley both scored hat-tricks as New Zealand thumped Tonga 16-0 at the Oceania Nations Cup women's soccer tournament.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:39 pm
Football Ferns claim big victory over Tonga
The Football Ferns have made a flying start in their bid to reach the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, claiming a record 16-0 win over Tonga on Saturday in the first match of the Oceania Women’s Nations Cup in Papua New Guinea.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:24 pm
Football Ferns face Tonga in Oceania opener
The Football Ferns take aim at their third consecutive Oceania title and their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification on Saturday as the Oceania Nations Cup kicks off in Papua New Guinea.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:19 pm
Hokulea, Hikianalia arrive in Tonga’s
On Wednesday, Hokulea and Hikianalia arrived in Nukualofa, the capital of Kingdom of Tonga, where local government officials and community m…
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:35 pm
Scotland want Tonga payback - Lamont
Sean Lamont will be out for revenge when Scotland end the autumn series against Tonga at Rugby Park.
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:06 am
Grant Gilchrist out of autumn Test with
The lock forward will be in a cast for six weeks and will miss the Tests against Argentina, New Zealand and Tonga. Gilchrist left the BT Murrayfield pitch just 28 minutes into Edinburgh’s Challenge Cup match against Lyon on Friday night nursing his right ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:01 am
Football: Tonga's Oceania Nations Cup win to
A huge win over Tonga in the Oceania Nations Cup has double benefits for the Football Ferns. Coach Tony Readings says the 16-nil win in the World Cup qualifying opener gives them a solid platform for the tournament, but also shows they have a game plan ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:15 am
Weekend update: Put a stamp on it
We know that Bela Lugosi and Vlad The Impaler have something in common, but the Polynesian nation of Tonga? Far too sunny on those islands. Stamps for the weird threesome will be on display at a free event this weekend. Halloween-themed materials headline ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:06 pm
NZ overwhelm Tonga 16-0 in Nations Cup
Football Ferns captain Abby Erceg celebrated her 100th game for New Zealand with a record 16-0 win over Tonga at the Oceania Nations Cup tournament in Papua New Guinea on Saturday. Erceg is the first New Zealand, male or female, to bring up a century of A ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:08 pm
Tonga Fortified Wine Market: New market
Fortified Wine Market in Tonga: Databook to 2017 is the result of extensive market research covering the Fortified Wine market in Tonga. The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Fortified Wine consumption trends in Tonga, offering ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:30 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