17 Miss Heilala contestants vie for crown -
17 Miss Heilala contestants vie for crownMatangi TongaThirteen contestants for the Miss Heilala Pageant 2017 attended an orientation program this morning, June 27, at the Scenic Hotel in Fua'amotu. Another four contestants are expected to arrive in Tonga this week. The judging events for the pageant will ...
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 11:32 pm
Last chance for Pac Games in Tonga now gone
Radio New ZealandLast chance for Pac Games in Tonga now gone - Radio New ZealandRadio New ZealandAny hope of Tonga hosting the 2019 Pacific Games has officially ended now with parliament voting against a motion to do so.Tonga Govt struggles to free itself from Games commitment ...Matangi Tongaall 3 news articles »
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 10:13 pm
Māori TV to screen controversial series
Radio New ZealandMāori TV to screen controversial series Jonah from TongaRadio New ZealandAir New Zealand pulled Jonah from Tonga from its inflight entertainment as a result of the criticism. But Māori TV's Head of Content Mike Rehu says Māori TV was open-minded about showing the series. He said consultations with Auckland's Tongan ...
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 8:28 pm
Maori Party announce Mei Reedy-Taare will
Stuff.co.nzMaori Party announce Mei Reedy-Taare will stand in Te Tai Tonga ...Stuff.co.nzMei Reedy-Taare will stand in the largest electorate in the country against Metiria Turei and Rino Tirikatene.Māori Party officially name Te Tai Tonga candidate | Māori TelevisionMāori Televisionall 3 news articles »
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 6:16 pm
2019 Pacific Games, a sad saga - Matangi
2019 Pacific Games, a sad sagaMatangi TongaRegretfully, I must intrude into your day, and reluctantly make a further comment on the sad saga that is the 2019 Pacific Games (PG2019). I am compelled to write due to the on going campaign in Tonga and overseas, through social, and regular media ...
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 3:24 pm
Priority groups for disaster and climate
Thursday 2 April 2015 (Tonga) – Women, people with disabilities, the elderly, children, and other vulnerable groups will be priority considerations in Tonga’s future climate and disaster risk actions.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:45 am
Tonga helps Dragons rout Widnes
Willie Tonga has helped spearhead the Catalans Dragons to a vital Super League victory over Widnes.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 12:41 pm
Rugby League - Tonga helps Dragons rout
- Willie Tonga helped inspire Catalans Dragons to a 32-16 victory over Widnes Vikings on Monday to complete a fine Easter for the Super League outfit. The Dragons stormed to three tries inside 12 minutes and former Australian Test centre Tonga scored two of them. Pala and Eloi Pelissier also crossed in a breakneck opening period as the home side, who notched their first win in five games by ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:48 am
Quakes reported off Tonga and Samoa
Earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa today, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. There was no tsu...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:36 am
Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations
SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:24 am
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Stage 1 coverage
Four teams are participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifiers – OFC Stage 1, hosts Tonga, American Samoa, Cook Islands and Samoa. The winner will progress to Stage 2 of the qualifiers, the OFC Nations Cup.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:16 pm
VIDEO: Rugby World Cup hopefuls Tonga train
The Tongan international rugby team have been warming up for the World Rugby Cup with a two-week training camp at Cranleigh School. They have been living and training at the grounds of the school on the Surrey boarder as they step up their preparation for ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:46 pm
Transgendered Tongan 'leitis' finding their
She's hard to find among the hundreds of nobles gathered on a grassed oval to celebrate the coronation, on a steamy day of singing, dancing and double desserts in the Kingdom of Tonga. A local takes me to her table, past a handful of male waiters wearing ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:04 pm
Viliami Hakalo says Nottingham against Tonga
Nottingham Rugby centre Viliami Hakalo says Friday's game against his home nation of Tonga is a "massive test". The two sides go head-to-head as part of Tonga's preparation for the World Cup, which gets under way next month. Hakalo told BBC Radio ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:32 pm
Palopalema ‘alu toli fo‘i ‘akau ki
Na‘a ne pehe ko e konga ia ‘a e talanoa mo e pule‘anga ‘Aositeleliaˊ ke sio pe ‘e lava ke fakasi‘isi‘i hifo ‘a e kau contractors pe ko kinautolu ‘oku nau to e tu‘u vaha‘a he ngaahi faamaˊ ki hono ‘oatu ‘o e kau ngaue mei Tonga niˊ.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:35 pm
Search ends for 2 men whose yacht wrecked in
Rescuers have abandoned a search for two Australians whose yacht was found wrecked off the coast of Tonga last week.
Posted on 15 June 2012 | 12:34 am
Thousands line streets to mourn late king of
Homes swathed in purple and black formed a bright bow running from the countryside to cities of Tonga as the mourning nation honored and buried their late King George Tupou V on Tuesday.
Posted on 27 March 2012 | 4:19 am
Tonga king funeral March 28; 3 months of
Tonga will hold a state funeral for its king on March 28.
Posted on 19 March 2012 | 5:36 pm
Tonga's King Tupou V dies; introduced
Tonga's King George Tupou V, who gave up most of his powers to bring a more democratic government to his Pacific island nation, died Sunday at a Hong Kong hospital. He was 63.
Posted on 18 March 2012 | 2:04 pm
Magnitude-6.2 quake shakes Tonga
A magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattled the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Posted on 22 September 2011 | 4:38 pm