Planet Tonga Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:58:55 +0000Vava‘u man reportedly drowns in Ha’apai – Kaniva Tonga | Largest New Zealand-based Tongan news service
A man from Matamaka, Vava’u has reportedly drowned off the coast of Hihifo, Ha’apai. Tekitau Fifita was understood to have been diving at the reefs in the coastal areas when the tragedy happened. The 43-year-old was diving with a brother on Frida...Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:57:11 +0000Tonga hosts UN regional meeting for small islands
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Officials from small island developing States in the Pacific region are meeting in Nuku’alofa to review progress in implementing the SAMOA Pathway – the dedicated programme of action for small island developing States...Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:55:24 +0000Siliva Havili declares the best is yet to come for Tonga
Tonga are preparing for a Pacific Test showdown that means more than ever in the context of the island nation’s rugby league future. Source: Siliva Havili declares the best is yet to come for TongaFri, 15 Jun 2018 16:07:29 +0000Parliament discussed petition to impeach seven cabinet ministers this morning – TBC
The Speaker of Parliament Lord Fakafanua and the Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Semisi Sika represented the House when delivering the reply to His Majesty’s address from the throne. Source: Parliament discussed petition to impeach seven cabinet ministe...Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:06:36 +0000Prisoner out on leave, guilty of armed robbery and assault
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Heamani Lopeti was found guilty of armed robbery and serious bodily harm when he assaulted a warden’s son with a machete, during an armed robbery at a home in Hu’atolitoli Prison in 2014. Source: Prisoner out on leave, g...