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Thursday 5 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Ha‘atafu women’s group yesterday showed off their income earning activities, including agricultural produce, handicrafts, and fine mats, to a visiting advisory group interested in the advancement of Pacific women.
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Thursday 22 August 2019

Manila, Philippines
Tonga’s first ever Mr World contestant, 24-year-old Mikaele 'Ahomana, a talented musician, has won a spot in the top 12 contestants in the pageant’s grand final to be held on 24 August in Manilla, Philippines.
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Saturday 17 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Spectacular and beautiful Tongan ngatu, kupesi and a variety of treasured koloa may be viewed in a new exhibition at the Langafonua Centre in Nuku'alofa for a month, before the collection moves to a Hong Kong gallery for a display in December.
Friday 16 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Open Day for Youth was held in Nuku'alofa on August 14 as part of a Tonga National Youth Week.
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Wednesday 14 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Transforming education to make it more inclusive and accessible for all youths, was at the forefront of a National Youth Dialogue held in Nuku'alofa, today 14 August. In Tonga, more than one third of the population is under 15-years-old. By Linny Folau.
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Tuesday 13 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen girls from different schools took part in a Cyber Safety Co-Design program in Nuku’alofa from July 31 to August 8. The program targeted cyber safety initiatives for young women and girls in Tonga and the Pacific region.
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Monday 5 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Penisimani Po’uliva’ati Lepa, President of All Saints Anglican Youth in Fasi, was awarded the Commonwealth Point of Light Award, last Friday, 2 August, for supporting the local community during natural disasters.
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Friday 2 August 2019

Suva, Fiji
Tonga’s hip hop Onion Squad have had their dreams dashed after they were denied US visas today, 2 August, to compete at the Hip Hop World Championships (HHI) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, next week. Over 4,000 of the world’s best dancers, from over 50 countries, are set to compete but Tonga's favourites won't be among them.
Friday 19 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new Miss Galaxy Queen 2019-20, Marina Cocobutter (Miss Kingsland NZ), was crowned last night, July 18, in a colourful rainbow show at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Monday 8 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The highly successful annual One Tonga Concert never fails to impress, and last night’s musical evening of “Glorifying God in Song” brought colour, passion and a sense of community to the stage in a special performance for the 60th birthday of King Tupou VI at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall in Nuku‘alofa. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 8 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Dongguan Cultural Troupe of performers travelled from China to present a special Royal Performance in celebration of the 60th birthday of HM King Tupou VI in Nuku'alofa. Masterful face-changing by performer Fang Wenquiang captivated the audience in an exotic and colourful show. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
Friday 5 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The sunshine came out this morning in Nuku'alofa, and King Tupou VI was treated to a special visit of the Waka of Kiingi Tuheitia to Tonga, with the Taatahiora Regatta and Salute at the Domestic Wharf. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 5 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful Heilala floats parade on Taufa'ahau Road attracted hundreds of people lining the roads in the Nuku'alofa CBD on July 4, a public holiday to mark King Tupou VI's 60th birthday, and happily without the rain that had caused cancellation of some events over the last few days. Photos by Linny Folau and Eleanor Gee.
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Thursday 4 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A massed military band marched through the Nuku'alofa Central Business District this morning, July 4 to mark King Tupou VI’s 60th birthday.
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Tuesday 2 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian missionary scholar, Rev. Dr Geoffrey Cummins, made a special presentation ‘Tubou I – the Making of a Nation’, at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre in Nuku'alofa last night.
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Wednesday 26 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Reports that the LDS Church will help the Tonga government pay off its sovereign debt to China are “not true”, the church stated today.
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Tuesday 25 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev Dr 'Ahio was re-elected as the President of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga during the 96th Free Wesleyan Church Annual Conference on June 25 in Nuku’alofa.
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Sunday 23 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the Tongatapu Royal Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism and Trade Show 2019 at the Fungamanamo'ui Showground, on Saturday 22 June 2019, and awarded trophies for the best displays. Thousands of visitors enjoyed a variety of colourful displays. Photos by Linny Folau and Mary Lyn Fonua
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Tuesday 18 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI will mark his 60th birthday on July 4, with various events during the week July 1-7, in a program announced at the Palace Office today.
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Friday 14 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A lack of public spaces in Nuku‘alofa has led the Bank South Pacific (BSP) to develop activity areas for youth outside its main branch, opening an upgraded playground for children on June 8.
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