A total of AUD$13,140 raised by the Tongan community in Canberra will be donated to the people who were affected by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha'apai for the Christmas holidays.
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Results for Tongans Overseas
Wednesday 3 December 2014
Monday 17 November 2014
The youth of the Toe Talatalanoa Uniting Church of Canberra, Australia, have taken part in two days of cultural discussions with Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, HRH Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku‘aho. Photos by Lui Tonga.
Tuesday 3 January 2012
Matangi Tonga Online readers around the world send in their holiday photos, with Best Wishes and Season's Greetings to one and all.
Monday 2 January 2012
Kentville-Nova Scotia, Canada
It was a white Christmas for Betsy Lee Tu'inuikuafe Worthylake, her husband Peter and mother-in-law Pauline Worthylake in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. On Christmas Eve snow was falling while Betsy was watching from the porch of her house.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Anhui , China
A Tongan teacher studying in central China has completed a course at a top university in record time, "a marvellous achievement to praise," her Dean said, in noting that Sophia Loren Moala's remarkable academic achievement would go down in the history of the school and that her attitude to education "reflects the beauty of Tonga's culture."
Tuesday 7 June 2011
Two talented Tongan singers Olivia Kolo (24) and Roslynn Mahe (37) have made it into the second round of Avon's first Online Global Talent Search and need all the support they can get from their Tongan fans.
Monday 9 May 2011
Roslynn Mahe (37) a singer who has Tongan- Samoan heritage, has been selected as one of the 136 Round One contenders from over 6,000 contenders, in Avon's first ever Online Global Talent Search, on March 8.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Tongan rugby players Lata Taniela Lui and Piei Mafile'o who survived the tsunami that devastated Kamaishi, Japan on March 11, will go to New Zealand next week to continue their training.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Two Tongan rugby players in Northern Japan, Piei Mafile'o and Lata Lui and his daughter Sisifa, almost lost their lives while rescuing a child from the tsunami that devasted the port town of Kamaishi on March 11.
Wednesday 7 July 2010
'Ana Nukuao Ve'ehala is the first Tongan to graduate from China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing.
Monday 14 June 2010
A Tongan drama graduate Anthony Taufa (27) is making a name for himself in Australia as a Shakespearean actor, playing the lead role of Othello, the Moor of Venice in a production by The Kingsmen currently running in Melbourne.
Saturday 12 June 2010
Auckland, New Zealand
Six contestants for the Miss Tonga-New Zealand title will make their first appearance tonight, June 12, in a 'Sarong Night' at the Fale Pasifiki at the University of Auckland.
Saturday 29 May 2010
London, United Kingdom
Loloahi Tapui from Leimatu'a Vava'u, was found guilty at the Southwark Crown Court on April 9 for fraud, possession of false identity documents and overstaying her student visa in the United Kingdom.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Finau Maka, a Tongan Rugby star in France, was arrested and subsequently released by police who were investigating a charge of keeping an illegal immigrant as his personal slave at his home in Toulouse this week.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Loloahi Tapui of Leimatu'a, Vava'u, the former housekeeper for British Attorney General Baroness Scotland was found guilty for fraud, possessing a false identity document and overstaying her student visa, when she appeared in a Southwark Crown Court in London on April 9.
Thursday 10 December 2009
Loloahi Tapui of Leimatu'a, Vavau, the former housekeeper for British Attorney General Baroness Scotland, appeared in court in London and pleaded not guilty to fraud and possessing a fake passport on December 7.
Monday 12 October 2009
Dr Tu'uhevaha Kaitu'u-Lino (28), a young scientist at the Melbourne's Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR) was named as an inspirational role model and woman of the year, receiving the two awards from Australia's Cosmopolitan magazine recently.
Friday 18 September 2009
Loloahi Tapui (27) from Leimatu‘a, Vava‘u, a housekeeper of Baroness Scotland of Asthal, the British Attorney General has caused a stir in Whitehall when it was discovered this week that Loloahi was an illegal migrant.
Monday 7 September 2009
Many bereaved families from the Ashika ferry disaster have expressed a need for assistance in financing the education of their children, said Sione Tupouniua, an American Tongan, who completed a two-week fact-finding mission to Tonga at the weekend.
Thursday 7 May 2009
World-record holder Tahnee Afuhaamango has got to be Tonga's best-kept secret. The young Tongan-Australian swimming sensation not only became the overall World Female Champion at the Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation Championships in Portugal last December, but over the last four years she has smashed world records and won several gold medals representing Tonga.