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Popular beach resort in Tonga severely damaged by Cyclone Harold

By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific Journalist. This article by RNZ.co.nz is published with permission under Kaniva News partnerships with Radio New Zealand....

Coronavirus: Tongans overseas urged to take advantage of tax-free before June 30

The Ministry of Revenue and Customs said Tongans overseas have been offered an opportunity to send foodstuffs and...

Tongan authorities seize illegal turtle meat found in shipment at Queen Sālote Wharf

A shipment of illegal sea turtle meat bound for Nuku’alofa has been seized by Tongan authorities. More than...

Supreme Court opens way for AG to comment on dispute over claim for cable damage

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Attorney General may apply to be heard on a ruling on a dispute over damage...

Health CEO denies rumours Tonga A players came into contact with suspected coronavirus flight attendant on their return flight to kingdom

The Ministry of Health CEO Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola has denied reports Tonga A Rugby Union Team players may have come into contact...

Woman with kidney disease can use extra time to seek ruling on new visa, says Tribunal

A Tongan woman with end-stage kidney disease has been granted a nine month visitor visa by the New Zealand Immigration and Protection...

Tonga Ma‘a says support for TRNL body could jeapordise country’s future in world game

Any attempt to declare the Tonga National Rugby League as the governing body of the game in Tonga is unlawful.

Judge condemns inter-school violence, says jail term for accused must act as deterrent

A jail sentence was the only way to deter school violence, the Supreme Court has been told. Soane Patita...