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Monday 16 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paula Halapua and Siosaia Finau have pleaded not guilty to extortion as a joint enterprise after allegedly taking $40 pa'anga from a complainant who was taken to a police station for breath testing in 2013.
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Monday 16 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Land Court of Tonga has ordered a woman to vacate and remove her possession from her nephew’s town allotment in Ma’ufanga.
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Monday 16 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A slight drop in new petroleum prices for petrol, kerosene, and diesel, has been approved by the Tonga Competent Authority effective from today, 16 April. The retail price of petrol, kerosene and diesel has decreased by 0.09 seniti/litre, 5.68 seniti/litre and 2.98 seniti/litre respectively, with all price changes including consumption tax.
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Monday 16 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The sea search at for Tevita ‘Ekuasi (21) who remains missing after he reportedly jumped into the sea at the Houma Blow Holes on Sunday, April 8 has been suspended after no sightings were made.
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Friday 13 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are looking for kava plants estimated to be worth almost $10,000 pa’anga stolen from two separate plantations in Tongatapu.
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Friday 13 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five first-year students in an in-country science program at the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus received High Achievement awards on March 29.
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Friday 13 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The South Pacific remains the most popular cruise destination for Australian and New Zealand cruisers, with industry statistics showing more than half a million holidaymakers from the two nations enjoying cruises to the region annually. The South Pacific Tourism Organisation has this week agreed to support dialogue to strengthen the growth of cruise tourism in the Pacific.
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Thursday 12 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva has fired Hon. ‘Akosita Lavulavu, his Minister for Internal Affairs and Sports, effective yesterday, Wednesday 11 April 2018, after she refused to resign.
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Wednesday 11 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Centre has deactivated its Watch for Tropical Cyclone Keni as the storm has moved out of Tonga's boundary this afternoon. NEMO reported damage at 'Eua and power outages on both 'Eua and areas of Tongatapu today.
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Wednesday 11 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Geospatial and Surveying Council's Strategy for 2017-2027 was launched by Tonga's Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva and the Australian High Commissioner to Tonga, HE Andrew Ford, at the Tanoa Hotel yesterday evening, April 10.
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Wednesday 11 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tropical Cyclone Keni (category 2) has moved away from Tonga locating 415km south of Nuku’alofa at noon today, after bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong wind. In cental Nuku'alofa, government offices, schools and majority of businesses were closed today.
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested last night, April 10 for alleged theft and drunk driving during a Police Operation for Tropical Cyclone Keni in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 11 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All eight patients at Niu’eiki Hospital in Angaha were evacuated at 8:00am this morning, after 50 percent of the hospital's roof was blown off by Tropical Cyclone Keni.
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Tuesday 10 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tropical Cyclone Keni, on its current track, is expected to be a Category 1 system, when located about 300km southwest of Nuku’alofa tomorrow morning, Wednesday April 11. Air New Zealand has cancelled tonight's flights between Auckland and Tonga and return.
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Tuesday 10 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Severe Tropical Cyclone Keni which has intensified into a Category 3 in Fiji waters, is expected to be about 265km southwest of Nuku’alofa tomorrow morning, Wednesday April 11.
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Tuesday 10 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita 'Ekuasi (21) from Kala'au remains missing at the Houma Blow Holes after jumping into the sea on Sunday, April 8.
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Monday 9 April 2018

Apia, Samoa
Fourteen-year-old Noelani Day has made history becoming the youngest person to complete the 22.3km Apolima Strait Solo Swim, placing third overall in Samoa, on Friday 6 April. She completed the swim in 8 hours, 11 minutes, and 12 seconds. Battling severe conditions, Noelani dedicated her swim to Tongan girls and youth in sports - to encourage them to always pursue their dreams no matter what obstacles are before them.
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Monday 9 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were mixed results for Team Tonga at the Commonwealth Games over the weekend and today. Finau ‘Ohuafi won the first heat of the Men’s 50m Freestyle with a time of 26.07, but he didn't make the top 16 athletes in the Men’s 50m Freestyle semi-finals to be held later tonight. Other athletes also competed today in lawn bowls, weightlifting, athletics and boxing.
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Monday 9 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rotting boxes of meat were destroyed in Pangai, Ha’apai on Friday, April 6 after arriving in putrid unrefrigerated containers on the MV ‘Otuanga'ofa ferry from Tongatapu. Metuisela Falesiva, Head of the Food Division, said they were dismayed by the incident and warned that retailers need to ensure proper storage
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Monday 9 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tropical Cyclone Alert was issued for Tonga today by the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre in response to Tropical Cyclone Keni, Category 1, that could affect Tongatapu and 'Eua land areas and coastal waters in the next 48-hours.
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