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Thursday 22 July 2021

Canberra, Australia
Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala (35) has graduated with a Master of Diplomacy from the Australian National University in Canberra. This is his second master's degree.
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Monday 19 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A virtual Pacific Islands Leadership Training School for Polynesian Women held by the US-based International Republican Institute was joined by aspiring women leaders from Tonga.
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Monday 19 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new Miss Galaxy Queen 2021-22, Lavenda Mosay (Miss Nauti Ruby’s Bar) was crowned on Friday night, July 16, in a colourful show at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall. The new Tonga Leitis' Association President Taufu'i Naufahu said the pageant brings together various people to have fun and witness the talented young drag queens.
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Thursday 8 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Princess Pilolevu Tuita inspected an exhibition organised by Tongan women this morning at the Digicel Square in Nuku'alofa. The exhibition by the Langafonua 'a Fafine Tonga (National Council for Women of Tonga) included competitions for artwork, traditional crafts, sewing, food and plants.
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Wednesday 7 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
At an investiture ceremony at the Royal Palace on 6 July HM King Tupou VI conferred royal orders to 20 recipients.
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Tuesday 6 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Choral Night brought together a variety of church choirs on Sunday July 4, for an annual choral evening that never fails to impress, at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Wednesday 30 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A singing competition, block party, food festival, float parade, and the One Tonga concert, are some of the events on the Ministry of Tourism’s festival calendar starting this week in Tongatapu.
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Monday 28 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI will attend a service at the Centennial Church to mark his official birthday on Sunday, July 4 in Nuku'alofa. Born on July 12, 1959 the King will be 62-years-old this year.
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Wednesday 23 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev. Dr Tevita Koloa'ia Havea is the new President of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga, elected during its 97th Conference on June 22 in ‘Eua. HM King Tupou VI opened the church conference.
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Monday 14 June 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
Kiwi-Nigerian UFC champion Israel Adesanya successfully defended his middleweight title belt against contender Marvin Vettori yesterday in Arizona, United States. In an emotional victory speech following the fight, Adesanya dedicated the win to his Tongan sparring partner Fau Vake, bowing down in tribute to the 25-year-old father who was killed in a vicious attack by four men in Auckland only two weeks ago.
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Tuesday 8 June 2021

Christchurch, New Zealand
Former Tonga High School teacher, Siale Faitotonu, has been awarded the prestigious New Zealand Order of Merit for more than 30 years of service to Pacific education.
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Thursday 27 May 2021

Canberra, Australia
Prizes of up to AUD$3,000 are being offered in an amateur photographic and media competition for seasonal workers launched by the Tonga High Commission in Canberra, Australia.
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Monday 24 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A free concert featuring local performers including Filitonu Group, Suliana Dance Academy, and Fetu’ungingila Choir among others, will be held at the Tailulu College Falemasiva Hall on Friday evening, 28 May.
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Wednesday 12 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The findings of a recent survey on the impact of COVID-19 on hundreds of women in Tonga, conducted by the “Women and Children Crisis Centre”, are expected to be published at the end of the month.
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Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tributes have been flowing on social media for Tonga’s only female marine geoscientist, Christina Pome’e, who died suddenly on the weekend due to a medical condition. Her funeral was held today, on her birthday, and she was laid to rest at a Haveluloto cemetery.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Humpback Whales filmed in Vava’u in 2018 feature in a new TV Series ‘Secrets of the Whales’ currently airing on Disney+. Alistair Coldrick and world class Tongan skipper, Ali Takau from Dolphin Pacific Diving in Vava'u were involved in the project.
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Thursday 22 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An unusual Tongan barkcloth design, depicting a polymetallic nodule found in offshore mineral deposits and an angel, was presented to the Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML) community assistance program by the Tongiaki ‘a Fafine ‘o Lapaha Koka’anga Group, who celebrated a gift of new tapa-making equipment on April 16.
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Wednesday 21 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of students in high spirits gathered at the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium for the 95th Inter-Collegiate sports competition today, April 21. Photos by Eleanor Gee and Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 14 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
90-year old Peter Warner, died in Australia yesterday. The famous sailor reportedly drowned when his boat rolled at the dangerous Ballina Bar, off the coast of Byron Bay, NSW.
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Monday 22 March 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
Mother and daughter artists, Sulieti Fieme’a Burrows and Tui Emma Gillies are currently exhibiting their artwork ‘Voyagers: The Niu World’ at the Tautai Pacific Arts Trust, in Auckland.
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