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The late Princess ‘Elisiva Fusipala Tauki’onetuku Tuku’aho Vaha’i (65) was laid to rest on Sunday October 12 at Tutulupeatau cemetery in Fo’ui, Tongatapu.
Monday 13 October 2014
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Princess ‘Elisiva Fusipala Tauki’onetuku Tuku’aho Vaha’i (65) passed away this morning in San Francisco after a long illness.
Friday 3 October 2014 - 1 comment
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Hundreds of teachers paraded through central Nuku’alofa today to commemorate the World Teacher’s Day 2014 under a theme ‘Invest in the future, invest in teachers’.
Friday 3 October 2014
There are now more Mormons in Tonga than Catholics, making Mormonism (LDS church) the second largest Christian denomination in the Kingdom after Methodism. Tonga is also the world’s “most Mormon country”, having a higher proportion of Mormons per capita than any other nation.
Thursday 2 October 2014 - 1 comment
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Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer seen in women in Tonga and so far this year 12 have undergone surgery, so early detection is a very important factor for the best health outcome, Lord Tangi said today at the launch of the Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Wednesday 1 October 2014
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Hundreds of women dressed in their finest white gathered in Nuku’alofa today for their annual ‘Faka-Sepitema’ roll call at the Chiefly Church of Tonga, Constitutional Church of Tonga, Free Church of Tonga and the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga.
Wednesday 24 September 2014
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The Free Wesleyan Church FWC schools in Tongatapu except Queen Salote College held a combined Bazaar Day on Wednesday, September 24 in Nuku’alofa.
Wednesday 24 September 2014
A new book called Sandalwood Blood, a historical fiction written by Sam Lala, was launched by Princess Pilolevu at the Tungi Colonnade square in Nuku’alofa last night, 18 September.
Friday 19 September 2014
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will construct a new stake centre on a property on Vaha’akolo Road behind the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium.
Wednesday 10 September 2014
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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.
Tuesday 9 September 2014
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Two Tongans from the USP (Tonga) campus will attend the World Peace Summit in South Korea from 17-19 September 2014.
Monday 8 September 2014
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HM Queen Nanasipau’u opened the annual Queen Salote College Bazaar at the college hall this morning, and inspected traditional woven handicrafts made by the students at the popular event. Photos by Linny Folau.
Saturday 6 September 2014
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Three Tongan fishermen who were rescued in Fiji last month have returned home to Nomuka in Ha’apai on Monday, September 1.
Tuesday 2 September 2014
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Training for Tongan handicraft producers is boosting their earnings by improving their creative skills and making them more aware of what their customers expect, say the organisers of courses in cultural tourism and handicraft making held this month in Tongatapu.
Friday 29 August 2014
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Three women from the ‘Havila ‘o e Funga Mohuefa’ Group from Houma in Tongatapu sold over FJ$100,000 (FJD) worth of handicrafts at the Fiji Hibiscus Exhibition on August 18-23.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
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David Maka (26) who was shot in the United States four years ago, is grateful to a Chinese doctor who last week extracted a bullet from his chest, located close to his heart, where it could have killed him over time.
Tuesday 26 August 2014 - 1 comment
After exchanging their uniforms for colourful dance costumes on Friday evening, the Tonga Police Women’s Advisory Network last week exceeded their annual fundraising target by raising $16,000 for their social network.
Monday 25 August 2014
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King Tupou VI opened Tongatapu’s two-day Agricultural Show 2014 today, Friday 22 August at the Funga-Mana-Mo’ui Grounds in ‘Atele. Photos by Linny Folau and Mary Lyn Fonua.
Friday 22 August 2014
An impressive and beautiful display of Tonga’s finest mats and tapa cloths lined the main highway through Ha’ateiho village this afternoon as they welcomed the king and public traveling to the Tongatapu Agricultural Show 2014 at Atele. Photos by Linny Folau.
Friday 22 August 2014
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Students at the Hilliard Memorial School of the Seventh Day Adventist today put on colourful cultural dances in Pahu. Photos by Linny Folau.
Monday 11 August 2014
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