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Prof Ka’ili forewarns of Mālō E Lelei copyright as Fijians outraged following ‘bula’ trademark

Tongan professor Tēvita ‘Ō Ka’ili has forewarned Pacific countries of what he has described as a clear pattern of cultural theft after a US...

Stutton students shine during Tongan language contest in south Auckland

Tongan students in south Auckland were congratulated for their success during a Tongan language competition last week. Year 7 and 8 students from Stutton Park...

MP Jenny Salesa breaks down while her first Kava honour is performed

The Tongan Member of Parliament in New Zealand MP Jenny Lātū Salesa broke down in tears while a Tongan honour was performed for her...

Emotion overwhelms student as Stutton wins school competition during Tongan Language Week

A student who was about to make a speech in Tongan during the  Auckland Primary school speech competitions could not make her speech because...

Ashika loss still haunts son who heard his mother calling his name as the ship sank

The son of a woman who died when the MV Princess Ashika sank nine years ago said the tragedy still haunted him. Siaosi Lavaka, 44,...

Henderson boosts cultural connection with community; sponsors Miss Tau‘olunga 2018

Henderson Cars in Auckland has continued to boost its cultural connection with the Tongan community by providing a free meal and a sponsorship of...

 Prince Harry and Meghan Tonga visit date confirmed as October 25     

Prince Harry and Meghan first royal visit to Tonga has been officially set for October 25, the Prime Minister office has confirmed. The royal couple...

Governor refers to ta‘anga composed for Taufa‘āhau as Ha‘apai national anthem  

Ha’apai governor Dr Mohenoa Puloka has referred to a well-known lakalaka dance composition as the Ha’apai national anthem. Dr Puloka made the reference recently when...