You are here

Results for tag

Thursday 6 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Building their capacity for generating incomes, nine Tongan women were awarded certificates after completed training under a Women’s Economic Empowerment Pilot Project on December 5.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 6 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Geoff Neal, lead veterinarian for South Pacific Animal Welfare (SPAW) is currently in Tongatapu with his team of volunteers offering much needed vet treatment for the island's animals. They say Tonga has the greatest need in the Pacific because vet care is not easily accessible here.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A seven-country project called “Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific Islands” is undertaking a series of regional meetings in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, this week at the Tanoa Int'l Hotel. Yesterday, the first of the meetings aimed to find ways to increase poor rural people’s access to healthy food.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s repayment of its $119 million pa'anga loan from the EXIM Bank of China for the reconstruction of the Nuku‘alofa Central Business District has been deferred for another five years.
2 comments
Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new program under the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls was launched in Tonga by Australia’s third Ambassador for Women and Girls, Hon Dr Sharman Stone on December 5.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-year-old boy who assaulted and robbed a Chinese shopkeeper in February this year was discharged without conviction by a Supreme Court judge on November 26 in Nuku'alofa who considered that: “a conviction for such a serious offence as robbery will be far more detrimental than the injury and theft he committed to the complainant."
3 comments
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men who were arrested for allegedly selling illicit drugs at the Tonga High School rugby field on November 29 in Nuku'alofa have been charged.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 4 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
This month 100 years ago, the Kingdom of Tonga was in a state of distress and alarm after a deadly influenza virus reached its shores, infecting most of the population and killing between 1,000 to 2,000 people (an estimated 4 – 8% of the population at the time) between November 1918 and January 1919. The mahaki faka‘auha - the disease that kills, brought Tonga to a standstill. By Eleanor Gee and Finau Fonua.
Tuesday 4 December 2018

Katowice, Poland
Stating that we “are extremely concerned about the climate crisis” Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama issued a joint statement, together with three other former COP Presidents, last night calling on countries to send an unequivocal message from COP24 in Katowice, Poland, that they are serious about strengthening their commitments to reduce emissions and help build resilience.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 1 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Miss Papua New Guinea, Leoshina Mercy Kariha (18), was crowned Miss Pacific Islands 2018 at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium in Tonga early this morning, December 1.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 30 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The installation of the first recycling cage/station for rubbish cans at Makave Village, in the Neiafu District Council was commissioned by the Acting New Zealand High Commissioner to Tonga, Elena Procuta, on November 27.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 30 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six contestants in the 2018 Miss Pacific Islands looked radiant on November 30 as they paraded on colourful floats through central Nuku’alofa.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 30 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fantastic traditionally-inspired costumes and colourful sarongs were showcased at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant on Thursday night, November 29 at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium. By Linny Folau.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 30 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise led by Tonga Police and supported by key partners on November 26, aimed to test weaknesses and strengths in a Tonga National Search and Rescue Plan, in response to a ferry sinking scenario.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 30 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested for allegedly selling illicit drugs at the Tonga High School rugby field, situated outside the school compound, on November 29.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 30 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty-five water tanks have been installed on the small island of ‘Atata located just off Tongatapu, helping around 200 people access a clean water supply on the island that has encountered water problems in recent years.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 29 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School Head Girl, Fugalaau Elizabeth 'Amanaki Mafi, was awarded Dux at the prize-giving ceremony by the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva, today, 29 November.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 29 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Games plaintiffs who are trying to sue the Kingdom of Tonga for multi-million pa'anga damages over its cancelling of the Pacific Games hosting in 2019, have been given leave to amend their claims, after the Chief Justice found their statement of claim was seriously defective. The defendant, the Kingdom of Tonga, had applied to strike out / or stay the plaintiffs claims.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 28 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Duces of three secondary schools of the Free Wesleyan Church were named at a combined prize giving ceremony on November 28, at the Queen Salote College Hall.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 28 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of a 19-year-old male teen on November 26 at Vaiola Hospital.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages