Two hundred homes on 'Eua and Tongatapu have been repaired in a Manaaki Shelter Resilience project funded by the New Zealand Government. The NZD$2.1million project over two years was led by Caritas Tonga in partnership with Habitat for Humanity New Zealand.
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Results for New Zealand aid to Tonga
Friday 6 August 2021
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Tonga has received a grant of NZ$1.6M from New Zealand on 25 May, for construction of a new central pharmacy warehouse to assist Tonga's COVID-19 preparedness and response activities.
Thursday 11 February 2021
A new 15-year policy framework for Tonga education will be formulated under a joint Tonga-New Zealand project, launched this morning in Nuku'alofa. It aims to build an education sector that has more impact, and to put Tonga in a better position to attract development partner investment and support.
Sunday 6 December 2020
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Army Unimog truck parts, for His Majesty’s Armed Forces, and personal protective equipment (PPE), including medical gowns, were delivered to Tonga on 4 December, by an RNZAF Hercules.
Thursday 30 May 2002
Tonga’s Prime Minister announced on February 14 that there was a serious turn in Tonga’s relationship with New Zealand in the wake of unsubstantiated accusations made by New Zealand’s foreign ministry. The Prime Minister Prince ‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata believed that a New Zealand Ministerial attack which ridiculed the Tongan government and Tonga’s Royal family was an attempt to influence Tonga’s March General Election, and “to take the moral high ground, to say they are holier than us, and to dictate to other countries what New Zealand wants”. Prince ‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata was responding to the accusations at a press conference he called in Nuku‘alofa. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 1, May 2002.