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  • Monday 23 April 2018 8:36pm


    'Eua, Tonga
    : Vanilla-growing communities in ‘Eua affected by Tropical Cyclone Gita in February, have received supplies donated by a group of New Zealand businesses, donors, and individuals. The vanilla harvest this year was destroyed by the cyclone.
  • Saturday 21 April 2018 9:28pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Traditional dance and musical performances by 28 students were presented at a recital held by the ‘Atenisi Foundation for Performing Arts at the Tanoa Tonga Hotel on April 19.
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  • Saturday 21 April 2018 6:20pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A new community project, the Tonga Private National Health System, which will help deliver a wide reaching health information system, was officially opened by HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku’aho via Skype on 19 April, in Nuku’alofa.
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  • Friday 20 April 2018 5:45pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Selemana Fonua who received a prison sentence after being convicted of theft and false accounting, was granted bail pending her appeal against conviction and sentence, that will likely be held in September this year.
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  • Thursday 19 April 2018 8:42pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A controversial offer made by the PM Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva to return to the British Government their former seafront residence in Nuku‘alofa - in anticipation that Britain will come back to the Pacific Islands when they exit the European Union within 12 months - has caused an uproar in Tonga's Office of the Lord Chamberlain, which is located on the property.
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  • Thursday 19 April 2018 5:37pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Methamphetamine with a street value of around $297,000 pa’anga concealed in a shipment from the United States was seized by Tonga Police on Tuesday, April 17 in Nuku'alofa.
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  • Thursday 19 April 2018 5:35pm


    London, United Kingdom
    : Usman Iftikhar (27) from Australia was awarded the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year by Prince Harry in London this week.
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  • Thursday 19 April 2018 10:41am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : An innovative way for Commonwealth Small States to have easier access to international trade finance was launched at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London early this week.
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  • Thursday 19 April 2018 6:39am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : In the latest spill of words, Tonga's former Minister for Internal Affairs ‘Akosita Lavulavu - who was sacked by the Prime Minister last week following fraud charges, spoke of her humiliation when another Minister replaced her at a Pacific Sports Ministers Meeting in Fiji in March.
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  • Wednesday 18 April 2018 5:51pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by a man Siosiua Tauelangi who was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment by the Magistrate's Court for the serious assault of a man in Pea last year. The ruling revealed that Siosiua Tauelangi is a church minister, reportedly for the LDS Church.
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