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Monday 16 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An evening of songs of praise brought together over 100 secondary school youths from throughout Tongatapu last night, to mark the end of a three days programme aimed at ending interschool violence.
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Friday 13 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua, a distinguished Tongan scientist, passed away suddenly in Nuku’alofa on 11 November.
Friday 30 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Princess Pilolevu Tuita opened the Tonga National Museum on the first floor of the Queen Salote Memorial Hall on October 30.
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Friday 30 October 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Eleven-year-old Sosaia Vea from Ha’ateiho won a speech competition in New Zealand urging Pacific students to stay in school. His headmaster at Remuera Intermediate School said Sosaia’s speech was incredibly powerful and he delivered it flawlessly and with great pride and passion.
Tuesday 20 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 100 girls came together to celebrate the International Day of Girl Child on October 17 under the theme ‘My Voice, Our Equal Future’ at Faonelua Convention Centre, Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 20 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu 5 Youth Council want to tackle water and coastal issues to ensure a better future for Hihifo communities, after electing a working committee last week. They have support from the Tonga IW Ridge to Reef (R2R) project and local MP.
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Monday 19 October 2020

London, United Kingdom
Musical Tongans are urged to apply to join in a Commonwealth Musical collaboration “for healing the human spirit during CoVid-19”. By combining the voices of 54 musicians from 54 member countries in a powerful virtual performance, the music video aims to showcase every Commonwealth member nation. “We need a musician to represent Tonga on this project, and we haven't had any applications yet!” Léonie Adams, artistic director of the The Dionysus Ensemble told Matangi Tonga this morning.
Wednesday 14 October 2020

Houma, Tongatapu
Baroness Tuputupu-‘o-Pulotu Vaea celebrated her 90th birthday today, 14 October at her residence, Tali ki Ha‘apai at Houma.
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Saturday 10 October 2020

Queensland, Australia
A Tongan fruitpicker died after being bitten by a venomous eastern brown snake on a farm near Dimbulah, west of Cairns, in September, and relatives want his body to be flown home to Tonga.
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Saturday 3 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI went out on an Agricultural Tour of gardens in Tongatapu on October 1 and was welcomed with excitement and celebration by the communities he visited, observing food production at the estates of the Ha‘a Havea Lahi nobles.
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Monday 28 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Trainee chefs took part in the Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship 'Go Green Food Recipe Challenge' on Friday night, with Latai Fa'aoa of Team QSC winning the event.
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Wednesday 23 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Churches have scaled down their annual Faka-Sepitema roll-call for women, with each district having their own roll-call due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 prevention.
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Monday 21 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of women who formed a backyard vegetable gardening group called Green Fingers, presented their harvest to Princess Pilolevu Tuita at her residence, last week.
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Wednesday 16 September 2020

Bundaberg, Australia
A Tongan fruit-picker was fined $650 after punching a backpacker from Vanuatu in a consensual fight in Australia.
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Monday 14 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will observe a public holiday on Thursday, September 17 for the 35th birthday of Crown Prince Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala.
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Thursday 3 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A core group of 10 young women took part in a programme to develop young women's safety and protection priorities during disasters and humanitarian crises.
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Thursday 20 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The exterior design of a new temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be built in Neiafu, Vava’u, was released recently.
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Monday 17 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
International Youth Day was acknowledged at the launching of a Hihifo Youth Council for Tongatapu 5 constituency on August 15 at Kolovai. The program included sports events for youths from the 16 villages in Hihifo.
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Monday 17 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gender equality program run by Tonga Ma’a Fafine mo e Famili, is including theology in workshops to get their message across to communities and cut through the confusion.
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Thursday 13 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The immediate family of HM King Tupou VI remain abroad during the CoViD-19 pandemic.
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