Auckland University Music student and Brass band talent Linda Filimoehala will compete as a finalist at the 7th Annual Graduation Gala Concerto Competition at the Auckland Town Hall on May 9.
A 15-year-old Tongan youngster from New Zealand has been recruited by a major AFL Club to play “Aussie Rules” football.
Two Tongan gridiron players Haloti Ngata and Ma’ake Kemoeatu are Superbowl champions after their team The Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 , in a thrilling encounter at Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 4.
An Australian medical research scientist, Dr Tu’uhevaha Kaitu’u-Lino, has been recognised for her work in women’s health and recently chosen as a Victorian Tall Poppy, an award for excellence in scientific research and communication.
The arrival of a container of medical equipment from Salt Lake City, USA for a clinic at the village of Vaini, in Tongatapu yesterday, November 7, was welcomed with prayers and speeches by Princess Taone and community leaders.
A lonely journey ended, and a new one discovering her long lost family began for Malia ‘o Lotolua ‘Ulu’ave Ma’u, after visiting her father’s grave at Takaunove Cemetery in Fasi, Nuku’alofa, this afternoon. By Linny Folau.
Peter Siofele ‘Aho (18), who graduated with honour, being the highest academic achiever at Peninsula High School in San Bruno, California on May 31 is an inspiration for young Tongans in the USA, wrote his sister Brenda ‘Aho.
Tongan luger, Bruno Banani, came in to win a surprise Bronze Medal at the inaugural America-Pacific Championship, held in Calgary, Canada on December 17.
Roz Mahe goes to New York next month to perform in Times Square in the finals of an international contest that is seeking extraordinary female singers. She will record and sing with international stars Fergie and Natasha Bedingfield.
Tonga’s hope of progressing beyond the pool games of the Rugby World Cup has become a tough challenge, after they lost to Canada 20-25 in their second outing, this evening, September 14, in Whangarei. Photos by Pesi Fonua