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Tonga urged to continue its support for West Papua’s struggle for independence at the UN

West Papuan human rights activist Rosa Moiwend has asked Tonga to continue its support or her people’s struggle for independence. She...

Queen Sālote to be honoured for song writing achievements at Pacific Music Awards

The Manukau Institute of Technology Lifetime Achievement Award will be posthumously awarded to Her Majesty Late Queen Sālote Tupou lll on Thursday night.

Stutton Park students entertain Tokaima‘ananga church seniors

Tokaima’ananga church’s older members have been treated to a performance from Stutton Park school as part of a year-long initiative...

Meet Veronica Pomeʻe, Sports Illustrated’s First Polynesian Swimsuit Model

By Carla Herreria, Huffington Post When Veronica Pomeʻe auditioned for Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit model search last year, she knew...

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

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 Tonga

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...

Hissing, fizzing and burning – how gunpowder rockets (mostly) got the mail through in Tonga

Long before Tongasat was dreamed up, rockets were being used to carry mail in Tonga. While the rocket service was...

Live: Christchurch terror attack day three

By Radio New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush is addressing media in Wellington on the Christchurch mosque attacks.