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A team of Canadian archaeologists have excavated the remains of an ancient settlement outside the small village of Nukuleka, located at the entrance of Tongatapu’s central lagoon.
Friday 25 July 2014 - 1 comment
Five of Tonga’s boxers will begin their first bouts today and tomorrow, putting their chins on the line in their quest for a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Friday 25 July 2014
The prices of petrol and kerosene have increased after the Tonga Competent Authority approved new petroleum prices for July – August, effective yesterday July 16.
Thursday 17 July 2014
A new study by Australian researchers has stated that Tonga was the only prehistoric state in Oceania to encompass an entire archipelago and extend its influence to other island groups.
Monday 14 July 2014
An Asian Development Bank (ADB) review has summarized challenges for Tonga’s Solid Waste Management.
Friday 11 July 2014
An Asian Development Bank report has stated that the Tongan economy grew 1.5% for the year 2014 (ending 30 June).
Wednesday 9 July 2014
The Tongan government has committed $1.5 Million US dollars to a regional fight against “invasive species” which are a threat to native species.
Tuesday 8 July 2014 - 2 comments
A 6.4 magnitude underwater earthquake struck 197 kilometres northwest of Niuatoputapu early Monday morning at 3:52 AM, triggering a tsunami warning that was later cancelled.
Tuesday 1 July 2014
A game of Gridiron Football was hosted today at a crowded Teufaiva Stadium. For many Tongans it was the first time to watch the uniquely American sport, which has a cult following among the Tongan diaspora in the United States and Hawaii.
Friday 27 June 2014 - 1 comment
A New Zealand and Tongan registered company Heilala Vanilla is helping to revive Tonga’s vanilla industry, producing award-winning vanilla products that have successfully found sales in overseas markets.
Friday 27 June 2014
The Fiji Police have charged five Nauruan high school students with the murder of 22 year-old Tongan USP student Sione Tufui, who died on Saturday morning June 21, in a Suva hospital.
Thursday 26 June 2014
Australian-Tongan fighter, Soa “the Hulk” Palelei will fight an American ex-wrestling champion in one of the main cards of a major Mixed-Martial Arts (UFC) event in Auckland this Friday June 27.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
An 11 year-old boy was rushed to hospital in Auckland today after he was reportedly stabbed with a pair of scissors by a fellow student at a Mangere primary school run by the Tokaikolo Christian Church in New Zealand.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
The villages of Talau and Falaleu have so far dominated the pool stages of the Tu‘i Vava‘u rugby tournament.
Monday 23 June 2014
The ‘Ikale Tahi ran in six tries against a competitive Pacific Barbarians team at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland yesterday June 22, hatching a convincing victory 36 – 14.
Monday 23 June 2014
A 22 year-old Tongan USP student, Sione Tufui, was killed in an alleged brawl outside a Suva nightclub last Friday night.
Monday 23 June 2014
A new ‘Eua marketplace was opened today near Faua wharf at the Nuku’alofa seafront.
Friday 20 June 2014
Two containers of food, petrol and cleaning supplies have been donated to Ha’apai by the Canberra Tongan Community Partnership.
Thursday 19 June 2014
The ‘Ikale Tahi will face a star studded Pacific Barbarians team this Sunday June 22 at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland.
Wednesday 18 June 2014
While Tonga’s crime level remains about the same compared to last year, the number of common assaults and thefts has decreased, according to Tonga Police data on criminal offences that occurred between January and May this year 2014.
Tuesday 17 June 2014