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  • Friday 14 June 2019 4:56pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s Outrigger Canoe (Va’a) men's team is ready to compete in Samoa next month, after years of absence from Pacific Games competition. By Eleanor Gee.
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  • Friday 14 June 2019 4:52pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : ‘Epuefi Holiday Laimani was found guilty of possession of the illciit drug methamphetamine seized at a hut in Hofoa in August last year.
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  • Friday 14 June 2019 4:38pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A lack of public spaces in Nuku‘alofa has led the Bank South Pacific (BSP) to develop activity areas for youth outside its main branch, opening an upgraded playground for children on June 8.
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  • Thursday 13 June 2019 9:33pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Australian Hip Hop dancers, Billy Parker and Credence Blanco, along with Tonga's Onion Crew were welcomed at an evening of Hip Hop Dancing hosted by the Australian High Commissioner, HE Adrian Morrison, at the Australian Residence, Ma‘ufanga, on Tuesday 11 June.
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  • Thursday 13 June 2019 5:06pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Real Tonga and Nauru Airlines aim to start operating joint twice-weekly flights from Tonga to Fiji and New Zealand starting in November this year, subject to regulatory approvals.
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  • Thursday 13 June 2019 4:54pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Extremely high rainfall was recorded in Niuafo’ou in May that was over double the mean average rainfall since records began.
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  • Thursday 13 June 2019 4:43pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga has been commended for its progress in treating blindness caused by diabetes, as part of a program supported by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. Around 16% of Tonga’s adult population, aged 25 – 65 years are affected by diabetes - and about two thirds of those with diabetes will have diabetic eye disease that, without early treatment, can lead to blindness.
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  • Thursday 13 June 2019 4:35pm


    Charlotte, South Carolina
    : Undrafted rookie linebacker, Sione Teuhema (23), has been signed as a free agent by the Caroline Panthers after impressing coaching staff at a recent training camp.
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  • Wednesday 12 June 2019 9:30pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A handful of church leaders and groups attended a public consultation session on the PACER-Plus Agreement on 10 June at the Wesleyan Church Moulten Hall, in Nuku’alofa. PACER-Plus promotes a free trade agreement between Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific countries.
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  • Wednesday 12 June 2019 9:28pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Sepuloni Mateo (24) received a two year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to seven counts of forgery and knowingly dealing with forged documents, in which he got more $8,000 pa'anga by false representing his employer to a customer in 2017.
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