Spirit of Tonga celebrated - Scoop.co.nz
Auckland stuff.co.nzSpirit of Tonga celebratedScoop.co.nz (press release)“The number of people who speak Tongan has been growing, from just over 23,000 people in 2001 to nearly 32,000 in 2013. It is important to promote the teaching and learning of Lea Faka-Tonga at home, at work and in everyday situations,” Mr Lotu-Iiga ...Tongan Language Week: It's about "respect"Auckland stuff.co.nzall 4 news articles »
Posted on 3 September 2016 | 11:13 pm
Earthquakes occur in Tonga region - Fiji
Earthquakes occur in Tonga regionFiji TimesUpdate: 11:14AM A MODERATE size earthquake with shallow depth source location occurred in the Tonga island region this morning but it did not pose any threat to Fiji. The 5.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometres at 5:28am.
Posted on 2 September 2016 | 4:17 pm
Tonga's MA60 service put off again - Radio
Radio New ZealandTonga's MA60 service put off againRadio New ZealandThe MA60 aircraft that was scheduled to resume its domestic air service in Tonga this week remains grounded indefinitely. The CEO of Real Tonga airlines, Tevita Palu, says the hold up is due to a failure of the government to complete aircraft ...
Posted on 2 September 2016 | 2:21 pm
Tonga's Olympic flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua
Stuff.co.nzTonga's Olympic flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua modelling in tonight's Pacific Fusion Fashion Show in AucklandNew Zealand HeraldTonga's Olympic flag-bearer is back from Brazil and his first big move will be modelling in a fashion show in Auckland tonight. Pita Taufatofua will be among those showcasing Pasifika and Maori designer wear from around the country at the inaugural ...Close Modal DialogStuff.co.nzTongan flag bearer strips off on catwalk at Pacific Fashion showNewshuball 5 news articles »
Posted on 2 September 2016 | 10:05 am
Australian traveller captures moment he was
Daily MailAustralian traveller captures moment he was photobombed by humpback whale in TongaDaily MailIncredible moment man is photobombed by a humpback whale while snorkelling in Tonga. Will Rosner, from Sydney, is currently sailing across the South Pacific Ocean; He was photobombed by a huge humpback while while diving in Tonga this week; The ...and more »
Posted on 2 September 2016 | 2:26 am
Priority groups for disaster and climate
Thursday 2 April 2015 (Tonga) – Women, people with disabilities, the elderly, children, and other vulnerable groups will be priority considerations in Tonga’s future climate and disaster risk actions.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:45 am
Tonga helps Dragons rout Widnes
Willie Tonga has helped spearhead the Catalans Dragons to a vital Super League victory over Widnes.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 12:41 pm
Rugby League - Tonga helps Dragons rout
- Willie Tonga helped inspire Catalans Dragons to a 32-16 victory over Widnes Vikings on Monday to complete a fine Easter for the Super League outfit. The Dragons stormed to three tries inside 12 minutes and former Australian Test centre Tonga scored two of them. Pala and Eloi Pelissier also crossed in a breakneck opening period as the home side, who notched their first win in five games by ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:48 am
Quakes reported off Tonga and Samoa
Earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa today, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. There was no tsu...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:36 am
Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations
SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:24 am
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Stage 1 coverage
Four teams are participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifiers – OFC Stage 1, hosts Tonga, American Samoa, Cook Islands and Samoa. The winner will progress to Stage 2 of the qualifiers, the OFC Nations Cup.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:16 pm
VIDEO: Rugby World Cup hopefuls Tonga train
The Tongan international rugby team have been warming up for the World Rugby Cup with a two-week training camp at Cranleigh School. They have been living and training at the grounds of the school on the Surrey boarder as they step up their preparation for ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:46 pm
Transgendered Tongan 'leitis' finding their
She's hard to find among the hundreds of nobles gathered on a grassed oval to celebrate the coronation, on a steamy day of singing, dancing and double desserts in the Kingdom of Tonga. A local takes me to her table, past a handful of male waiters wearing ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:04 pm
Viliami Hakalo says Nottingham against Tonga
Nottingham Rugby centre Viliami Hakalo says Friday's game against his home nation of Tonga is a "massive test". The two sides go head-to-head as part of Tonga's preparation for the World Cup, which gets under way next month. Hakalo told BBC Radio ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:32 pm
Palopalema ‘alu toli fo‘i ‘akau ki
Na‘a ne pehe ko e konga ia ‘a e talanoa mo e pule‘anga ‘Aositeleliaˊ ke sio pe ‘e lava ke fakasi‘isi‘i hifo ‘a e kau contractors pe ko kinautolu ‘oku nau to e tu‘u vaha‘a he ngaahi faamaˊ ki hono ‘oatu ‘o e kau ngaue mei Tonga niˊ.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:35 pm
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