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Kemoe‘atu brothers share kidney to save life

Kemoe‘atu brothers share kidney to save life

The former Baltimore Raven Ma’ake Kemoeatu has saved the life of his young brother Chris Kemoe‘atu by giving him one of his kidneys. Ma‘ake, 35, stepped in to…

Four injured in Vaini crash

Four injured in Vaini crash

Four people have been injured following a massive crash that invloved a car and two vans on Taufa’ahau Rd this morning Wednesday 17. The accident happened between Vaini…

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Woman ordered to pay damages

Woman ordered to pay damages

A woman from Lakepa was ordered to pay reparation after her car was crashed into…

Workshop in Tonga marks international day of peace

Workshop in Tonga marks international day of peace

A three-day workshop opened today at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku’alofa will end with…

Tongan Police diploma certificate dux student

Tongan Police diploma certificate dux student

Sekope Fauolo of Ma’ofanga has been chosen as dux of Tongan Police Academy 2014. Twenty…

Felemea new community hall launched

Felemea new community hall launched

A new community hall for the village of Felemea was launched last week. US Seacology…

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Tupou Tertiary Institute awards 162 graduates

Tupou Tertiary Institute awards 162 graduates

Tupou Tertiary Institute has awarded 162 students with bachelor and diploma certificates on September 13 at the Free Wesleyan’s Centenary Church in Kolomotu’a. The institute offers New Zealand…

Cop basher in high court

Cop basher in high court

A 37-year-old man from Otara who punched, kicked and stomped on a police officer’s head last year has pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm, the High Court in…

Deck collapse injures six in South Te Atatu

Deck collapse injures six in South Te Atatu

Six people were taken to hospital after a deck they were on collapsed in West Auckland yesterday afternoon. A Tongan family gathered at a Covil Ave  address in…

Democrats promise tax cuts, price cuts, curbs on overseas businesses, as they reveal election policies

Democrats promise tax cuts, price cuts, curbs on overseas businesses, as they reveal election policies

Price and tax cuts, a review of Asian immigration, an end to the issuing of Tongan passports, curbs on travel expenses by government ministers and the establishment of…

Tu’ivailala becomes first Tongan to play in baseball’s big league

Tu’ivailala becomes first Tongan to play in baseball’s big league

Sam Tu’ivailala has become the first Tongan to be promoted to American baseball big league. The 21-year-old pitcher from San Mateo started the season at Class A Palm…

Tonga faces cyclones and drought as El Nino lurks in Pacific

Tonga faces cyclones and drought as El Nino lurks in Pacific

An emerging El Nino weather pattern suggests drought and strong winds will hit the kingdom in coming months, a statement issued by Tonga Meteorological Service says. “Based on…

Vaipulu removed from Infrastructure portfolio because of errors in aviation report, Justice Minister claims

Vaipulu removed from Infrastructure portfolio because of errors in aviation report, Justice Minister claims

Tonga’s Justice Minister says the Deputy Prime Minister was removed from the Infrastructure portfolio because a report to the International Civil Aviation Organisation was found to have errors.…

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King wishes MPs best of luck in the upcoming election

King wishes MPs best of luck in the upcoming election

THE parliamentary session 2014 was officially closed by His Royal Highness Prince Ata, Lord Nuku and Lord Ve’ehala during the soft…

Tongan female paddlers compete at international competition

Tongan female paddlers compete at international competition

Tonga’s first ever women’s crew to compete at an international outrigger canoe competition, leaves for Samoa this week to represent the…

Prince Ata to close 2014 Parliamentary session

Prince Ata to close 2014 Parliamentary session

The soft closing of the Legislative Assembly 2014 Parliamentary session will be officially closed by a commission of three Nobles at…

GEF fund to preserve Toloa rainforest

GEF fund to preserve Toloa rainforest

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has given Tonga US$1.5 million fund for the protection and enrichment of the kingdom’s rainforests and…

Mormon church builds new Stake Centre in Tonga

Mormon church builds new Stake Centre in Tonga

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will construct a new stake centre in Teufaiva, Nuku’alofa, a statement from the…