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Friday 17 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College won $1,000 first prize in a cheering competition for the International Women’s Day at the finals of the 2015 Inter College Sports Competition that ended on April 17, at Teufaiva Stadium.
Thursday 16 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Scattered showers over Nuku’alofa today did not dampen the spirits of hundreds of students who gathered at the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium for the 91st Inter-Collegiate Athletics Competition.
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Wednesday 15 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over $2000 in prizes are being offered for a cheering competition to be held during the 2015 Inter-College Athletic Competition on April 15-17, to raise awareness on women’s issues.
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Monday 13 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A celebratory lunch for HE Cardinal Mafi on Saturday, 11 April was attended by King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u at ‘Apifo’ou College grounds.
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Friday 10 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou Tongapo’uli Aleamotu’a (48) was bestowed with the hereditary title of Fielakepa today, Friday, 10 April at his residence Mata’utuliki in Kolomotu’a.
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Wednesday 8 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Islanders who are working to safeguard their heritage have shared their knowledge and wisdom in a new book and CD published by UNESCO that includes articles written by five Tongans.
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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School student, Anna Jane Vea (15) was declared the winner of Tonga’s Secondary Schools’ speech competition by the New Zealand High Commissioner Mark Talbot, yesterday, 30 March.
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Friday 27 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An insightful video documentary called “Women’s Leadership in Crisis” was launched by the Talitha Project yesterday evening in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 26 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two days of sports competitions started today at Teufaiva Stadium for sports teams from Government and Non-Government Primary Schools throughout Tongatapu.
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Monday 16 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Pacific Islander was one of four young people who were honoured at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work, in London on 10 March.
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Tuesday 10 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government’s decision to ratify UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was welcomed by Tongan women’s rights advocate ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki who was in New York for the announcement at the UN last night, where there were lots of accolades for Tonga.
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Monday 9 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of the Kingdom of Tonga announced this evening in a statement that it has agreed to ratify the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) after lengthy and thorough discussions in Cabinet last week, on Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 March 2015. The decision comes as a breakthrough for Tonga’s women’s organisations who have been seeking government’s consent for two decades.
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Monday 9 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Increasing women’s leadership and equitable political representation was the message under a Tongan theme Make it Happen, Women in Parliament which marked the International Women’s Day on March 8 in Nuku’alofa.
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Saturday 7 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One of Tonga’s most successful traditional craftsmen, Sitiveni Fehoko believes that Tonga’s handicrafts are the best in the Pacific and have the potential of being a significant export for Tonga. He is passing on his skills of carving to disadvantaged youth.
Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An aspiring Tongan ballerina Eliana Vaha’i (13) from Utah, is preparing to perform in Tonga this year for the King’s coronation.
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Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Production of five new Tongan coins demoninations to mark the upcoming coronation of HM King Tupou VI in July, began in Canberra on Wednesday, March 4.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Shaolin Martial Arts Group from China demonstrated powerful moves during a special performance on Tuesday night March 3, at Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Friday 27 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s very low economic growth rate means that employment, particularly for young people, cannot be realised, and new investment is needed in order to create new opportunities, the World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, Axel van Trotsenburg said in Nuku‘alofa yesterday, February 26.
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Friday 27 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
His Eminence Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi returned to Tonga on February 26 and continues his normal duties as Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tonga and Niue, after what he described as a ‘humbling experience’ in Rome.
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Thursday 26 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Henan Martial Arts Group from Shaolin, China will tour Tonga next week 2 -5 March.

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