You are here

Results for police

Tuesday 15 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested in Hihifo District this morning, accused of being in possession of cannabis and an unlicensed shotgun, Tonga Police reported.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 29 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviour on the rise in our communities, says Inspector Sipiliano Tapueluelu, the newly-appointed manager of the Tonga Police Domestic Violence Unit. “We know the negative effects domestic violence has on the victim, the perpetrator, the children, the family, and our community, and we want to decrease its recurrence before the worst happens.”
Node is premium Premium content

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Children at Nakelo Montessori Kindergarten learned about policing in a special day with Tonga Police officers, on 14 September at Tu’atakilangi. Sergeant Tu’uholoaki, a Trainer at the Police College, urged parents not to teach children to fear the police, “Teach their children the truth: a police officer’s job is to help them in time of trouble or when they need help, and to keep them safe."
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 13 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Police Commissioner designate Rodney McLennan, otherwise known as Shane, is expected to be sworn in, after he completes his seven-days quarantine in Nuku'alofa next week.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 21 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pita Vakalahi (28) will be sentenced on 1 June, after he was found guilty of demanding a bribe of $640 pa'anga from a driver in a traffic offence case he worked on in 2019.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 19 April 2021

Nuku'alofa
A 12-year-old boy is in police custody following the death of an 18-year-old male from Lapaha in an alleged firearms incident on Saturday night, 17 April, at Kolomotu'a in Nuku'alofa.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 27 January 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Police believe that there are members of the public who are keeping silent on what they know about the shooting death of a Tongan woman Meliame Fisi’ihoi two weeks ago, and are urging them to speak out.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 12 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Police Women’s Advisory Network conference, marked the 49th Anniversary of Women in Tonga Police this month. Today Tonga Police has two women Deputy Police Commissioners and 13 units head by women.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 13 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Customs have seized over 1 million illegal smuggled cigarettes with an estimated street value of $1.19 million pa‘anga - their largest confiscation in a decade, in a joint operation with Tonga Police, involving 100 law enforcement officers on August 10.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 17 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Investigators from Ombudsman and Auditor General Offices are sharpening their investigation skills to fight and manage corruption, during a regional anti-corruption training which started on October 17.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 31 January 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police warned this evening that two men described as "armed and dangerous" are on the run after escaping from the Nuku'alofa Central Police custody early this morning, Tuesday, 31 January, and their Tactical Response Group has been deployed.
Tuesday 14 August 2012
Pangai, Ha'apai
A Pangai Community Police Station in Ha'apai, renovated at a cost of over half a million pa'anga was officially opened by the Governor of Ha'apai, Lord Tu'iha'angana, on August 2.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and recovery operation has ended after a coastal search of inhabited and uninhabited islands in the south west of Vava'u, failed to locate two Australian sailors who remain remain missing after their yacht Navillus was wrecked off Late Island two weeks ago, the Tonga Police said today.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 11 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Grant O'Fee of the New Zealand Police will take up his post as Tonga's new Police Commissioner on July 2, according to the Minister of Police Hon Sunia Fili.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A preliminary inquiry of a police constable charged in relation to the importation and possession of controlled drugs, was adjourned to March 7, at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Tongan police officer was cleared of charges that he interfered with the course of justice and of bribery connected to marijuana case evidence.
Node is premium Premium content