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From royal excrement to the Delta variant, Tongan translation is harder than it sounds

This story by Kalino Lātū was first published by Te Waha Nui  From royal excrement to Covid-19, turning Tongan expressions into English and vice versa...

Treatment for Mum’s deadly anaemia leads to birthday party for Tongan family

This story by Kalino Lātū was first published by Te Waha Nui A Tongan family in Auckland is celebrating the second birthday of its youngest...

Tongan princess in tears as she accepts formal dawn raids apology

By One News / TVNZ and is republished with permission The princess of Tonga shed tears as she formally accepted Jacinda Ardern's apology on behalf...

Commentary: Criticisms and possible answers to why Tu‘i‘onetoa changed his stance on Clause 23 of the Constitution before Akosita Lavulavu finally resigned

Commentary Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa finally gave up clinging to Clause 23 of the Constitution before he officially announced that fraudster Akosita Lavulavu has...

OPINION: Time to revise Clause 23 to prevent further embarrassment and ensure convicted MPs are removed from Parliament and kept out of office

OPINION In the wake of the imprisonment of the fraudster Lavulavu couple, the debate about Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa’s justification for keeping ’Akosita Lavulavu  in...

Sentencing focuses attention on calls for full investigation into PM’s relationship with criminal couple

Why has nothing been done to remove ‘AKosita Lavulavu from office and why does her husband appear to wield so much influence over the...

ANALYSIS: PM Tu‘i‘onetoa finally sends convicted Akosita on leave, but still won’t properly explain payments to disgraced Minister

The Prime Minister Tu‘i‘onetoa has placed convicted Cabinet Minister Akoslita Lavulavu on leave, but is still giving conflicting information about her situation. The Prime Minister...

Malia Unalotokipea Li denies leaving disabled husband to die, sitting in his own waste

A Tongan woman has denied in the Auckland High court claims she failed to take reasonable steps to prevent her husband before he died...