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US child sex abuse deportee’s Tonga land suit dismissed

A Supreme Court judge in Tonga has dismissed a lawsuit by a man who demanded his land in Ha’akame, Tongatapu back after he was...

Afā shooting victim’s angry mum shares disappointment on social media

The mother of a man who was allegedly shot in Afā, Tongatapu over the weekend has lashed out at his son's attacker and his...

Po’oi Pōhiva clarifies late PM ‘Akilisi Pōhiva’s medical treatment costs in New Zealand

The son of late Opposition Leader and Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva said his father’s costs after he died in an Auckland hospital were paid...

MAFF Minister’s Auckland medical assistance approved by former gov’t after CT scanner stopped working, says gov’t spokesperson

The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forests, Viliami Hingano  is currently in New Zealand for medical tests after the Vaiola hospital’s computerised tomography (CT)...

Prisoner should appeal case says New Zealand-based lawyer; argues law prohibits double sentencing decisions

New Zealand-based Tongan lawyer Nalesoni Tupou believes the prisoner who was jailed for two and a half years by Acting Chief Justice Lord Afeaki...

Tonga’s MAFF Minister flooded with messages of love and support while in Auckland for medical treatment

The family and friends of Hon Viliami Manuopangai Hingano have sent him love and encouragement after the newly appointed Cabinet Minister apparently flew to...

Digitised image shows extent of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai’s new size amid volcanic eruption

A digitised map released by Tonga Geological Services yesterday shows Tonga has acquired some new territory. The image appeared to show the volcanic activity occurred...

New Cabinet ministers take oath of office, hold first meeting

Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni has appointed his Cabinet Ministers and held his first official meeting with them this morning in Nuku'alofa. During the ministers' appointment...