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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Parliament team leading public consultations on government’s new laws in question

The government has criticised the role of a Parliamentary committee in leading a public consultation on six new Bills it submitted to...

Tonga’s new dialysis centre to be built at king’s Tufumāhina estate

Tonga’s new dialysis centre is planned to be built at His Majesty’s Tufumāhina estate, a Ministry of Health spokesperson said.

Three Tongans killed in Taupo crash laid to rest

Three Tongans from Auckland, New Zealand who died following a crash involving two vehicles on State Highway 1 in Hatepe, south of...

TP$6 million“golden opportunity” deal with Hawaiki telecom baffles Tongan authorities

A TP$6 million contract payment agreement between Tonga and a New Zealand company to give the kingdom a “golden opportunity” to connect to a...

Court case to hear drugs and arms charges against Princess’s son-in-law adjourned

A court hearing against Princess Pilolevu’s son-in-law, who is facing drugs charges, has been adjourned. Sione Filipe Jnr, 34, who is facing...

Tributes flow as Capt Sam Tatafu is laid to rest in an emotional funeral

Members of His Majesty’s Armed Forces' navy and military honoured Samuela Tatafu at an emotional funeral at Ma’ufanga yesterday.

ADB’s chief economist to visit Tonga as country’s public sector debt nears 60% of...

The Asian Development Bank’s chief economist, Yasuyuki Sawada, will visit Tonga for a two day visit this week. He...

Participating in beauty pageant helped overcome shyness, learn about Tongan dancing, competitor Salome Vaiangina...

A 21-year-old New Zealand-born Tongan beauty contestant said joining Miss Apraxus 2019 helped her overcame her nervousness and shyness.  Miss...

Commentary: King’s disregard of call for dissolution gives hopes for more democratic reforms in...

The king’s decision not to dissolve Parliament after receiving petitions led by anti government leaders was a significant move in Tonga’s struggle to see...

Fire guts ambulance at Ōtāhuhu train station

By Radio New Zealand An ambulance has been gutted by fire near an Auckland bus station.

Police offer $100,000 reward for info on unresolved 1995 murder of...

Canterbury Police are today announcing a $100,000 reward for information relating to Operation Vancouver, the 1995 murder of 21-year-old Angela Blackmoore.