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The Tonga Court of Appeal this morning dismissed an appeal by Kelepi Hala‘ufia against his conviction and 11-year imprisonment sentence in Kali Fungavaka’s death.
Friday 31 October 2014
The newly renovated Tonga Visitor Information Centre was opened for viewing today and visited by regional delegates in the Kingdom for the South Pacific Tourism of Organisation Council of Ministers meeting.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Tonga’s economy is set to receive a boost after the World Bank today approved a second USD$5 million operation to support growth through the government’s national development strategy.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Tourism plays an integral role in the economic development of our Small Pacific Island countries so finding solutions and opportunities for sustainable development is most important, Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano told the 24th South Pacific Tourism Organization Council of Ministers Meeting in Nuku’alofa today.
Thursday 30 October 2014 - 1 comment
Auckland will be hosting the inaugural Pasifika/Asia/NZ (PANZ) Business Expo from March 13-15 next year, to coincide with Auckland’s popular Pasifika Festival 2015.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Young students from over 10 Government Primary Schools in the Hihifo district today performed colourful traditional Tongan dances in Houma in preparation for the King’s Coronation celebrations to be held in July next year.
Wednesday 29 October 2014
A beautification program of the Nuku’alofa waterfront is taking a bumpy ride while the government vacillates over what to do with the street vendors who have taken over the waterfront side of Hala Vuna to market their products. Some camp on the side of the street overnight to claim their spots.
Wednesday 29 October 2014
Tonga’s Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Samiu Vaipulu, led a Tongan delegation to China in early October to view clean energy solutions and also to attend the 7th Asian Solar Energy Forum (ASEF) meeting in Seoul, Korea on October 14 - 15.
Tuesday 28 October 2014 - 2 comments
Forty-five parliamentary candidates, including three women have registered to contest Tonga’s seven outer islands constituencies in the November 27 General Election. Download the Official list of Registered Candidates.
Tuesday 28 October 2014
The 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.
Tuesday 28 October 2014
A 38 year old mother of seven, Sau’iluma Guttenbeil, was acquitted of murdering her husband after she ran over him with her four-wheel drive vehicle in Neiafu in 2012, but was found guilty of manslaughter at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa last week.
Monday 27 October 2014
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Saturday 25 October 2014
After the final day of nomination today, a total of 106 candidates including 16 women, will contest 17 People’s Representative seats in parliament, in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on November 27, 2014.
Friday 24 October 2014
Two traditional double-hulled voyaging canoes from Hawai’i were welcomed in Tonga yesterday October 23rd at Faua Wharf, Nuku’alofa.
Friday 24 October 2014
Twenty eight parliamentary candidates, including one woman, registered yesterday to contest Tonga’s seven outer islands constituencies in the November 27 General Election, while more are expected to register today on the final day of nominations.
Friday 24 October 2014
Tonga’s Civil Aviation Authority with the assistance of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office PASO is currently working toward upgrading its Civil Aviation Safety System to be in line with safety standard demanded by the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO.
Thursday 23 October 2014
Forty-five parliamentary candidates, including nine women, have registered today to contest Tongatapu’s 10 constituencies in the November 27 General Election, while more are expected to register tomorrow on the final day of nominations.
Thursday 23 October 2014
Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka ​Tuku’aho, Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia was among the women ambassadors who met Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP in Canberra on October 22.
Thursday 23 October 2014
Over 200 students received certificates during the ‘Unuaki-‘o-Tonga Royal Institute Academic Achievement Award ceremony on Saturday, October 18 in Tofoa.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
Auckland-born netballer, 20 year-old Temalisi Fakahokotau is the latest recruit to New Zealand’s national netball team, the Silver Ferns.
Wednesday 22 October 2014

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