You are here

Results for Lord Sevele

Monday 26 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Regretfully, I must intrude into your day, and reluctantly make a further comment on the sad saga that is the 2019 Pacific Games (PG2019).
2 comments
Thursday 15 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition to King Tupou VI signed by 11,366 signatories was presented by TASANOC on Thursday, June 15 in Nuku’alofa seeking the reversal of the Government of Tonga’s decision to cancel the country’s hosting of the Pacific Games 2019.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 15 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva has, in an abrupt turnaround, said in a radio interview today that Tonga will not host the Pacific Games 2019. His statement comes just days after confirming last week that the games were on.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 17 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee's (TASANOC) new Executive Board was elected for a four-year term, last night, Thursday, 16 June.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 31 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Games Council today declared that a move by Tonga to vacate the Tonga 2019 Pacific Games Organising Committee - CEO/chairman’s position, is “null and void”.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 30 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a defiant statement to the Pacific Games Council, the Tongan Government today boldly announced it will not let the council dictate who Tonga should employ to facilitate the 2019 Games, and announced that government had replaced Tonga's organising committee chairman Lord Sevele on May 27 with Tonga's Solicitor General Sione Sisifa.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 28 January 2016
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
All the preliminary works for the Teufaiva Stadium Upgrade Project have been ready for months, but the Prime Minister has not done his part in funding the necessary funding. This is what's delaying the start of the project. ...This is a National Project, not to be treated as a personal and political football. - Takitoa Taumoepeau
Wednesday 27 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Pacific Games Organizing Committee, under the chairmanship of Lord Sevele is still Tonga’s official organizing committee of the 2019 Pacific Games, Hon. Fe’ao Vakata, the Minister for Internal Affairs and Sports confirmed this morning, 27 January. By Pesi Fonua
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 27 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Former Prime Minister Lord Sevele will lead a Commonwealth Observers Group to the Seychelles Presidential Election that will be held on December 3-5.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 9 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three mothers won the Business Women of the Year Awards 2014 on September 8 for establishing small businesses using the South Pacific Business Development Microfinance program. Photos by Linny Folau.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 5 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev Fr Dave Mulllins, a name that is synonymous with the development of rugby and sports in Tonga, was a guest of honor at a reception hosted by the 2019 Pacific Games Organizing Committee on Friday evening, 4 July at Davina House, Ma'ufanga.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 25 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A civil-jury trial hearing claims brought by Tonga's former Attorney General John Cauchi against the Government of Tonga is nearing an end as the evidence of witnesses called by the defendant was completed on 25 November, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 22 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's former Prime Minister Lord Sevele, a witness at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court this afternoon, denied suggestions that his government had tried to “freeze-out” the former Attorney General John Cauchi.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 21 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet Busby Kautoke told the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa this afternoon, that he was not aware of any move by government to force John Cauchi to resign from his Attorney General position in 2010.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 19 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Chief Justice has refused an application by a former Prime Minister Lord Sevele and a former Minister of Transport Paul Karalus, for a judicial review of a report of a special parliamentary committee, because he did not find that the Supreme Court had any jurisdiction to review the internal proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga. The applicants were claiming that their reputations were damaged by a report of the parliamentary committee.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Christchurch, New Zealand
Tonga's former Prime Minister Lord Dr Sevele 'o Vailahi was awarded with a Honorary Doctorate degree, a Doctor of Letters, by the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, on Wednesday, 17 April, when he delivered the Graduation Address.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 5 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Chief Justice Hon. Michael Scott is to decide whether the Supreme Court has the jurisdiction to review the internal proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, in an application brought by Tonga's former Prime Minister Lord Sevele and Paul Karalus, a former Minister of Transport, who are claiming that their reputations were damaged by the Report of a Parliamentary Select Committee.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 2 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new Parliamentary Select Committee that was established to further consider the Nuku'alofa Development Corporation Report, met today for the second time.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 1 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six members of a Parliamentary Select Committee have paid costs of $5,500 to the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court for delay in a hearing on an application for a Judicial Review of the Report on how a multi-million pa'anga loan from China was spent on the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa. The Attorney General is considering acting for the parliamentary committee, but not as individual members.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 24 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A hearing on an application for a Judicial Review of the Report of a Parliamentary Select Committee that investigated how a multi-million pa'anga loan from China was spent on the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa was adjourned to April 4. Five of the six committee members, who are defendants in this case, appeared at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on Wednesday January 23 unprepared for the hearing and without legal representation.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages