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PNG governor general marries young Tongan woman

Papua New Guinea’s governor General Sir Bob Dadae, 58, married his Tongan fiancée Emeline Tufi Folau in Port Moresby in a private...

Prayer, determination for 13 years led to NZ resident visa approval...

The patient with kidney failure the New Zealand Immigration and Protection Tribunal ordered to be deported has had his permanent visa application...

Tonga Government

Meliame Fisi’ihoi’s death: Innocent mother gunned down in a case of ‘mistaken identity’

By: Vaimoana Tapaleao, Reporter, NZ Herald Meliame Fisi'ihoi was sleeping...

Auckland man killed in Tonga car crash, wife remains in hospital

A wedding celebration in which an opportunity for family members overseas were expected...

Supreme Court orders TCC to pay sacked CEO, rules it did not act fairly or show good faith

The Supreme Court has ordered the Tonga Communications Corporation to pay former CEO...

Video: Foul-mouthed female brawlers in brutal bush allotment brawl caught on video

A violent fight has been caught on video...

Vava‘u firefighters battle first house fire of 2020

The Vava’u firefighters battled the first house fire of the year early Friday...

Tapueluelu threatens to interrupt anti-PM demonstration; protest organiser “surprised” at former undercover cop’s reaction

Controversial figure Kelekōlio Tapueluelu said he would try to interrupt the demonstrators who...

Car crashes into house in Tongatapu

A car has crashed into a house in the early hours of the morning...

Ha‘apai nurse under investigation after reports patient information was posted on social media

Tonga’s Ministry of Health is investigating reports that details of a patient’s records...

Tonga’s waste service must look after workers better and buy proper truck, says Ombudsman

Tonga’s garbage collection service must protect its workers better and buy proper garbage...

Tongan parents in California expect the unexpected as daughter joining US mission in Iraq...

Editor's note: This story has been significantly edited at the request of the soldier's mother saying the content appeared to have provided...

Four Tongatapu men convicted over assaulting soldier

Four Tongatapu men who charged with assaulting a soldier in September last year have been convicted on charges the Supreme Court found...

Complaint on RNZ’s story about late PM ‘Akilisi Pōhiva partly upheld by NZ Media...

The New Zealand Media Council has partly upheld a complaint against Radio New Zealand about a story it published, Tonga’s PM accused...

Disciplined, defiant Democrat demonstrators gather outside meeting; PM reveals nobles’ $6m ‘down payment’...

Editor's note: This story is edited to correct what we have earlier on said Lord Tu'ilakepa owned a quarry and that he...

Supreme Court rules against application for joint trial of Lord Tu‘ivakanō and two...

The Supreme Court has turned down a request from the public prosecutor to hear charges against Lord Tu’ivakano and two other accused...