The annual induction meeting for district and town officers in Tonga, aimed to improve the effectiveness of local government, was held on February 5-6, at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre.
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Tuesday 6 February 2018
Thursday 13 October 2016
The Ministry of Internal Affairs launched colourful printed copies of Tonga’s first Community Development Plans at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, Nuku’alofa on Tuesday, 4 October. Meanwhile, the Department for Local Government was transferred from the Prime Minister’s Office to the Ministry of Training, Employment, Youth, and Sports, and then to the Ministry of Internal Affairs - who say it will move again.
Tuesday 5 July 2016
Two women were elected during local government elections for District and Town Officer positions last Wednesday 29 June. Sisifa Fili is the new District Officer of ‘Eua Motu’a District - the first woman to be a District Officer, and Vika Kaufusi is the new Town Officer for Haveluloto.
Friday 15 April 2016
Tongan women who wish to become candidates for district and town officer elections in June this year, yesterday learned from a visiting New Zealand member of parliament, Jenny Salesa, how they can work with the support of other women.