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Tuesday 12 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Amanaki Lelei Centre – Sadaqah-House, a Charitable Trust in Sopu, has started offering language classes in French, Arabic and Mathematics.
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Wednesday 9 May 2018
New Plymouth, New Zealand
The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has paved the way for the blessing of same sex relationships - but Anglican churches in Polynesia will all opt out - the Anglican Synod said in a statement today.
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Tuesday 8 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Children were beautifully dressed to celebrate Fakame or Children’s Sunday at Free Wesleyan Churches throughout Tonga on 6 May.
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Monday 7 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The annual Conference of the Church of Tonga (Hou’eiki) is currently being held this week, bringing hundreds of church members to Nuku’alofa. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 26 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An emotional evening of National Prayer, organised by the Tonga National Forum of Church Leaders was held at Pangai Lahi, Nuku'alofa, yesterday evening, 25 March, following a month of shocking murders and road deaths in Tonga.
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Friday 5 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The funeral of Thomas Spencer Monson, the 16th President and a Prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who died on 2 January 2018 at his home in Salt Lake City, will be held next week and televised live for 19 LDS Stakes in Tonga.
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Friday 15 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints has established a new stake in Tonga, the Nuku'alofa Tonga Capital Stake, opened with a ceremony on 19 November at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium.
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Tuesday 19 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first Anglican Bishop of the newly-constituted episcopal unit of Tonga, Rev Dr ‘Afa Vaka made history on Sunday 17 September, when he was ordained at St Paul’s Church in Nuku’alofa. Photos by Peter Poulsen.
Monday 3 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 175th Anniversary of the Catholic Church in Tonga on Sunday, July 2 was celebrated with a mass led by HE Cardinal Mafi at Pangaimotu Island, the site of a white cross that marks the first mass held on July 2, 1842.
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Thursday 29 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev Dr 'Ahio was re-elected as the President of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga during the 94th Free Wesleyan Church Annual Conference on Wednesday, June 28 in Neiafu, Vava’u.
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Monday 8 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's annual 'Fakame' or Children’s Sunday was held on 7 May with children beautifully dressed in their colourful Sunday best to perform rituals, recite bible verses and hymns in Free Wesleyan Churches throughout Tonga.
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Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cardinal Soane Patita Mafi is recovering in Auckland after he was reportedly rushed to the Middlemore Hospital in the weekend.
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Tuesday 28 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Latter-Day-Saints and friends celebrated the 175th anniversary of their Relief Society, on March 17.
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Wednesday 22 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Apostle from the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints (LDS), Elder Dale G. Renlund, visited Tonga from the US over the weekend accompanied by two other high ranking members of the LDS church, Elder Donald L. Hallstrom and Bishop Gerald Causse. They met with Queen Nanasipau'u and other members of the Royal Family.
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Monday 26 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Built on a historic site, a new residence for the Free Wesleyan Church in Kolovai called Kokanavela II (Cokevernal II) was commissioned by HM King Tupou VI on Christmas Eve, at Hihifo, Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 10 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rain has not dampened celebrations in Nuku'alofa from August 8-14 to commemorate the Centennial of the establishment of the Tonga Nuku’alofa Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, attended by thousands of visiting church members from abroad and locally from Tonga - the world's "most-Mormon country". Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 7 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Salvation Army marked 30 years of service in Tonga with celebrations held under a theme ‘Arise, March, Shine!’, from July 1-4 in Nuku’alofa, attended by the Salvation Army's international leader from London, General André Cox and his wife Silvia, the World President for Women’s Ministries.
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Thursday 2 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
President ‘Inoke Fotu Kupu (57) is the first Tongan to become Mission President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Zambia Lusaka Mission in Africa, leaving Tonga with his wife Moana on 1 June for a three year posting.
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Friday 25 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A dramatic Good Friday procession gathered a crowd in Nuku'alofa today as members of the Catholic Church marched along Hala Vuna from Hala Alamea to the St Mary’s Cathedral, Ma’ufanga. The event was dramatized: a white robed carrier of the cross wearing a crown of thorns was whipped, kicked and punched by companions dressed as Roman soldiers.
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Thursday 14 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Free Church of Tonga has bought the Mauna Ziona church property sold for $51,000 dollars during an auction earlier this week in Hawaii.
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