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Supreme Court suspends two year sentence for school teacher charged with growing cannabis

The Supreme Court has sentenced a former school teacher to two years in prison for cultivating cannabis. The sentence has been fully suspended for three...

Earthquake shakes Neiafu, felt in Nuku‘alofa

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck offshore from Tongatapu this afternoon, according to the Earthquake Track (ET). Neiafu Town Officer Vāvā Lapota told Kaniva News the...

High Court dismisses murder charges after ruling outnumbered man fought to defend his brother and himself

The New Zealand High Court has dismissed charges of murder that arose from a fight between two groups in Auckland in December 2018. Joshua Tongia...

Tongan woman death: 45yo man suspect appears in court

The 45-year-old man was expected to appear at the Manukau District Court. The accused and the deceased cannot be named for legal reasons.

Tongan man in custody after Tongan woman dies in Manurewa, South Auckland

Counties Manukau Police are investigating the unexplained death of the woman.

Covid-19: What you need to know about alert level 1

This article is republished with permission under Kaniva News partnerships with Radio New Zealand New Zealand will move to alert level 1 from midnight on...

Early morning earthquake felt in Vava‘u

A deep magnitude-5.3 quake has been felt in Neiafu this morning. It struck at about 2.11am and was 138km deep, Earthquake Track reported.  Vava’u Town Officer...

Category 3: Tonga on alert as Cyclone Tino sets sights on Nuku’alofa

This story by RNZ.co.nz is republished with permission People on Tonga's main islands are being told to stay home...