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Thursday 17 August 2017

Cooranbong, NSW, Australia
A Tongan-born and influential Australian Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Pastor, Athal Tolhurst (82), was laid to rest yesterday in Cooranbong, Australia. Tolhurst passed away on August 7 after being airlifted from Tonga where he had suffered a stroke.
Friday 11 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man from Kolomotu’a has been charged with manslaughter over the death of Isileli Palu (36), who was electrocuted while erecting tents at a family home in Kolomotu’a last week. Isileli, a New Zealand citizen, was visiting Tonga to attend his father’s funeral and was helping out with preparations.
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Tuesday 13 June 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
The body of Tevita Kava (29) was recovered yesterday morning in Auckland, Waitemata Harbour. The Tongan-born man went missing 10 days ago after he accidently fell-off of a boat during a friend's birthday party.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A driver and two passengers, including a 14-year-old boy, died when the rental car they were in crashed into a coconut tree at Kolonga early this morning, Monday 18 July. A fourth passenger survived and is in critical condition.
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Tuesday 5 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The King's Mātapule, Motu'apuaka of Te'ekiu, passed away at the weekend at the age of 68, in Las Vegas, USA, his family has confirmed.
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Thursday 7 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mateni Topui (62) from the village of Navutoka, in eastern Tongatapu died at Vaiola Hospital on Monday morning 4 January after drinking from a bottle of hazardous weed killing chemicals, which is alleged was mistaken for Tongan medicine.
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Thursday 8 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people have died and two more have serious injuries after being hit by vehicles at Ma'ufanga and Hihifo Road, while one woman was electrocuted after touching a wire at her home in Kolomotu'a, in the first week of the New Year.
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Monday 16 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prince Tu'ipelehake (56) passed away at Vaiola Hospital, Saturday 14 June at 5.25 pm.
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Tuesday 6 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tavake Fungavaka died on Saturday, May 3 at Vaiola Hospital, his sister Sulieti Tu‘akoi confirmed to Matangi Tonga this morning. Tavake was in Tonga attending the trial into the death of his son Kali, currently underway at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Monday 14 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old security guard has been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old man from Malapo, in the Nuku’alofa CBD at the weekend.
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Friday 30 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
John William Fox Walton (63), the owner of the Ca Bella Pacific Construction, a Tongan based company was killed in a plane crash in Pretoria, South Africa on August 22.
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Wednesday 14 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Sonatane Tu'akinamolahi Taumoepeau-Tupou (70), a former Tongan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tonga’s first Permanent Representative to the United Nations passed away at Vaiola Hospital, on Tuesday August 13.
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Tuesday 16 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are seekng DNA tests to help identify two individuals who died in separate incidents, while inquests will be held this week.
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Thursday 14 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Fafa Island Holiday Resort employee, Mosese Ongosia (28), who died at Vaiola Hospital on 7 February, was one of two staff who collapsed while bailing out a septic tank on the island.
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Wednesday 4 April 2012
Pangai, Ha'apai
An inquest held this morning found that a 12-year-old boy Ha'apai High School student who died from severe chest wounds last week, had stabbed himself.
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Tuesday 3 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating the death of a 12-year-old Ha'apai High School student who died from severe chest wounds in Ha'apai last week. They are also investigating the deaths of two other two men in Tongatapu.
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Monday 10 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hong Kong businessman Dr Sam Wang, the owner of the Royal Tonga International Hotel at Fua'amotu died in Tongatapu from natural causes on May 8.
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Wednesday 3 February 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Professor 'Ilaisa Futa 'i Ha'angana Helu (75) passed away at Vaiola Hospital, Tongatapu, at around 2:45pm yesterday, Tuesday February 2.
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Wednesday 28 January 2009
Nuku'alofa,Tongatapu
Fe'ao Latu, the Tongan rugby player who died suddenly in France on January 11 was laid to rest this afternoon at Punga Cemetery, Lakepa, Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 14 January 2009
Cahors, France
Fe'ao Latu, a 28 year old Tongan flanker for the Perigueux Club tragically died of a heart attack after collapsing during a game in France on Sunday, January 11.
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