Gold jewellery seized by customs officers -
Gold jewellery seized by customs officersMatangi TongaTonga Customs seized more than $230,000 pa'anga worth of gold jewellery along with cash, a firearm and ammunition on Saturday, March 11 during an operation led by Tonga Customs at a business and home in Nuku'alofa. It is alleged that the items came ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 11:15 pm
Fiji's voter registration begins in Tonga -
Fiji TimesFiji's voter registration begins in TongaFiji TimesOfficials from the Fijian Elections Office in Suva are in Tonga to register Fijians to vote in next year's election. Electoral Commission chairperson Suresh Chandra had announced in February that the Pacific Islands Voter Registration Drive will ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 10:51 pm
Staying at the Tanoa International Dateline
Staying at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel, TongaNew Zealand HeraldGetting there: We were picked up by the hotel and they arranged all our transport for the duration of the stay. It's about 20 minutes from the airport, give or take. The view is great, you won't mind a bit. Check-in experience: Easy as, the Tongan way ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 7:04 pm
Bristol to sign Tonga front row Sione
BBC NewsBristol to sign Tonga front row Sione Faletau and Edinburgh's Jack CosgroveBBC NewsFront row Faletau, 28, has three caps for his country and will join Mark Tainton's side from Yorkshire Carnegie. Fellow prop Cosgrove, 22, is a former Scotland Under-20 international who is also eligible to play for England, and will arrive from the ...Bristol Rugby Bolster Front Row OptionsBristol Rugby (press release) (registration)Bristol Rugby bolster ranks with signings of Sione Faletau and Jack Cosgrove ahead of next seasonBristol Postall 4 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 6:00 am
'Aisea Taumoepeau, Tonga's first Ombudsman -
'Aisea Taumoepeau, Tonga's first OmbudsmanMatangi TongaA changeover from a Commissioner for Public Relations to an Ombudsman was a “coming of age” for Tonga, the kingdom's first Ombudsman 'Aisea Taumoepeau SC, said yesterday at a function to mark the establishment of his office. An Ombudsman can ...
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 9:47 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