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Tonga’s Prime Minister’s wife Neomai dies

Neomai Pōhiva, the wife of Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has died in Tongatapu today. She was 70.  It is...

Prayer vigil held for Princess Mata ‘O Tāone Ma’afu

A vigil was being held since last night for Princess Lavinia Mata ‘O Tāone Ma'afu. The royal family organised and held the vigil at the...

Deported: An interview with Sione Ngaue in the Kingdom of Tonga

By courtesy of:  Todd Henry Ever since my first visit to Tonga in 2007, I have noticed an ever growing population of American accented and...

Champion’s Tongan speech stirs emotional reaction

Four times world shot putting champion Valerie Adam's acceptance speech in Tongan has met with an emotional reaction from the Tongan community in New...

Message from Tonga Research Association's Chaplain Paula Onoafe Latu

Exclusive by Reverend Paula Onoafe Latu We Thank God the Creator, Sustainer and Redeemer of our sinful souls - who had in a mysterious way led...

Kalapu Peteli donates $1000 for Pea Primary School

A Kalapu Kava Tonga (Kava Tonga club) in Wellington, New Zealand  has raised $1,000 to help fund renovation of a school house at the...

Shark Fins (Kaponga`i `Anga) being hung outside Chinese-owned Neiafu Shopping Centre

My name is ‘Eseta Schaaf, founder of the organization Keep Vava’u Green – based in Salt Lake City, Utah and working to raise awareness...

Tongans pay first official visit to new-born Prince Taufaʻāhau Manumataongo

UPDATED 8:45 am. 20 May. Hundreds of royal kāinga turned out today at ‘Atalanga Royal Residence in Epsom, Auckland to visit the infant Prince...