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Certification brings cheer to 27 local handicrafters

Certification brings cheer to 27 local handicrafters

Twenty-seven handicrafters in Nuku’alofa under a handicraft training program were awarded with certificates on Wednesday 27. Participants and organisers gathered at Girl Guides Training Centre in Nuku'alofa for…

Fisherman’s expertise keeps crew and boat afloat as they drift for 10 days across Pacific

Fisherman’s expertise keeps crew and boat afloat as they drift for 10 days across Pacific

A Tongan fisherman says he signalled aircraft and passing vessels, but without any success as he and two other men drifted from Tonga to Fiji. ‘Elone Taulafo, his…

Tonga News

Lower credit cost loan scheme to create employments

Lower credit cost loan scheme to create employments

Tonga’s private sectors will now be eligible for lower-cost-credit loans under a new Government-backed scheme…

Tractors to help farmers in outer islands

Tractors to help farmers in outer islands

Farmers in ‘Eua and Niuafo’ou are expected to receive refurbished agricultural tractors to help them…

Foreshore protection project launched at Talafo’ou

Foreshore protection project launched at Talafo’ou

Vakai ki lalo ki he fakamatala faka-Tonga Hahake residents joined Hon Lord Ma’afu Tukui’aulahi in…

Soroban: Vava’u schools compete

Soroban: Vava’u schools compete

The Tonga Soroban Competition, co-hosted annually by the Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of…

Pasifika News

Samoa honours Ban-Ki-Moon with chief title

Samoa honours Ban-Ki-Moon with chief title

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was on Sunday given the title of 'Tupua' or 'chief' in south-eastern Samoa by villagers whose homes had been struck by a tsunami nearly…

Ashburton shooter arrested

Ashburton shooter arrested

Police apprehended Russell John TULLY just after 5pm this evening following the armed incident in Ashburton this morning. Canterbury dog section and AOS apprehended TULLY not far from…

Two confirmed dead after WINZ shooting

Two confirmed dead after WINZ shooting

Police confirm that a male in black balaclava entered the Ashburton WINZ office this morning and has discharged a firearm. As a result two people are deceased and…

Judith Collins resigns as a Minister

Judith Collins resigns as a Minister

Prime Minister John Key today announced that Hon Judith Collins has resigned from Cabinet. Mr Key says the resignation of Ms Collins followed the receipt of new information…

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Australia donates vehicle for Tonga’s electoral commission

Australia donates vehicle for Tonga’s electoral commission

The Tonga Electoral Commission continues to receive assistance from the Australian Government as it prepares for the nation’s General Election which…

Tonga receives new technology from Chinese embassy

Tonga receives new technology from Chinese embassy

The Acting Prime Minister, Hon Samiu Kuita Vaipulu welcomed the donation of new equipment from the Chinese Embassy, early morning August…