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Monday 6 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Matangi Tonga Online website hosts over 13,000 articles, attracting over 3.21 million page views during the year 2019. The top ten articles countdown on Matangi Tonga Online document triumph and tragedy, with the highs and lows, spectacular achievements and disappointing failures, but end with photos of true love in the Pacific Island country of Tonga and her people in the year 2019.
Wednesday 14 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Matangi Tonga is back online, thanks to Digicel Wifi services in Nuku'alofa. Our apologies for the delay in posting our news. Internet and telephone connectivity is currently disrupted on Tongatapu and 'Eua, following Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday night. News updates and photos will be posted soon. Happy Valentine's Day! Matangi Tonga Team.
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Thursday 22 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Matangi Tonga Online photo-journalist, Linny Folau, has joined four senior journalists on the first APIC - Pacific Islands Journalists’ Invitation Program in Japan from October 20-28, aimed to deepen their understanding on some national and regional issues facing Japan.
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Monday 20 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
We are back! Since we left our burning building on Thursday evening, 16/11, we have witnessed the destruction of the central business district of Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 24 November 2005
Pina Media Freedom Award 2005. thank you once again to a good journalist and for freedom of press you have given Tonga and overseas Tongans around the world. -William Mariner
Thursday 24 November 2005
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Anybody who stands up and fights for press freedom and freedom of information deserves to be recognised, respected and honoured though I dare say that press freedom is sometimes abused and becomes a convenient tool. - Neville de Silva
Thursday 24 November 2005
Queensland, Australia
Hearty congratulations to both Pesi Fonua and John Lamani from (despite our new anti-terrorism laws, suppression orders and contempt charges) the relative safety of Australia. You have both been brave soldiers for press freedom in the face of oppression. -Professor Mark Pearson
Thursday 24 November 2005
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
Congratulations to Pesi Fonua and John Lamani for an honour that makes other journalism awards pale by comparison: recognition for risking their own wellbeing to defend freedom of expression.
Thursday 22 September 2005
California, USA
Thank you for all that you do. What a wonderful way for us Tongans overseas to see what is going on in Tonga. The photographs were fantastic, great quality that I have not seen. -Anita Siosiana Lavulo Robert-Taumoepeau (Miss Tonga 1997-98).
Saturday 16 July 2005
I found this site a few days back and I have visited each day for news of Tonga. It is good to keep in touch with the country I fell in love with 25 years back. -Spencer Tolbert
Saturday 16 July 2005
Canberra, Australia
Congratulations on your website and news coverage. I was delighted with your item and photos about the visit of the King's old friends. - Lloyd Sommerlad
Thursday 26 August 2004
London, United Kingdom
Malo e lelei! I worked in Mailefihi/Siuilikutapu College, Neiafu, Vava'u for a year in 2000. I am always keen to keep up to date with what's going on in Tonga and your website is great for me - Malo, Lisiate Best.
Friday 23 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In July 2004 readers from 68 countries visited the Matangi Tonga Online website with over 1.46 million hits for our busiest month since we started posting news stories in December 2003.
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Friday 13 February 2004
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
A few decades ago, Tonga was looked up to as the leading nation in the Pacific Islands. Its people had the highest standards of living, income and independence. This is no longer the case. Elite privilege has become more concentrated and reactionary; the economy and society stagnated as a result. - Ron Crocombe