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Tonga launches educational project in partnership with New Zealand

Via Radio New Zealand Nuku'alofa, Tonga - A joint project between Tonga and New Zealand has been launched, outlining a 15-year policy framework for Tonga's education...

Tonga opens laboratory (loki sivi fakafaito’o)

19 ‘o Sune, 2020 - Na’e fakaava ‘e he ‘Eiki Palemia ‘o Tongá Hon Toketā Pohiva Tu’ionetoa ‘a e fuofua loki sivi fakafaito’o (laboratory)...

Tonga’s first repatriation drill successful

Nuku'alofa, Tonga  - The first drill for COVID – 19 repatriation flight was a success according to the Repatriation Plan Committee. CEO for Health Dr....

National school project pushes for healthy living

13th June, 2020 TONGAN The health status of our school children is a significant matter for the Ministry of Education and Training (MET). ‘Api ako Ma’a...

Business council calls for New Zealand to review stance on Pacific travel

(NZ Fiji Business Council) - New Zealand companies that have been engaged in business activities with Fiji have called upon the New Zealand Government...

PM Pohiva Tui’onetoa: Tonga ready in 3 weeks for repatriation flights

Nuku'alofa, Tonga - Prime Minister Pohiva announced in Parliament yesterday that he believes repatriation flights of Tongans stuck overseas may began in three weeks. Currently,...

Teuteu ‘a e Pule’anga ki he fefolauaki

Nuku'alofa, Tonga - Ko e ngaahi konga mahu'inga eni mei he fakataha 'a e Palemia mo e kau faiongoongo fekau'aki mo e teuteu 'a...

Increase in domestic violence across the Pacific during COVID-19 restrictions

COVID-19 affected face-to-face service provision for crisis centres across the Pacific, with many using phone and online mediums to continue providing critical support to...

Tonga’s new Lulutai airline – $5 million start-up

Nuku'alofa, Tonga - Kuo 'osi lesisita e kautaha vakapuna (national airline) fo'ou 'a e Pule'anga Tonga, Lulutai Airlines, 'I he 'aho 28 'o Mee. Ko...

Award winning humpback whale photo taken in Tonga wins $121,000 USD

A stunning image capturing an intimate moment of a humpback whale calf and mother won the coveted grand prize of this year's HIPA contest. Australian...

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A call to review and repeal Tonga’s abortion laws

By Kalafi Moala   Nuku’alofa: A call to review and repeal abortion legislation in Tonga is part of a number of recommendations presented in a report...

A murder and suicide shock the Tongan community in New Zealand

By Kalafi Moala   The youngest child of a murdered mother, Toakase Finau, 29, was left with her grandmother, 'Alilia Teu Kata to care for. Kata...

“Say no to drugs” campaign, is this the beginning of a solution?

By Kalafi Moala   Nuku’alofa, Tonga - A significant march took place in Nuku'alofa on Saturday 13 March, with the declared theme of “Say No to...

Tohi kihe ‘Etita: Faka’ilonga ‘o e faihala

‘Etita, ‘Oku tatala ma’u pe e pulonga ‘o e fifili he taimi ‘oku fasitanunu e ngaahi kaupeau he halafononga ‘o e tangata ha vaaita ‘o...