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  1. Queensland Tongans raise $13,000 for Ha'apaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The funds were donated at a concert hosted by "Nofo 'a Kainga" (Queensland Tonga Council) two weeks ago in Queensland's capital city, Brisbane, brought together families, Tongan Church denominations, Kava Clubs and Tongan ex-student associations. The ... 1 comment

  2. New trucks for electricity network upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Four new bucket trucks were added to Tonga Power Ltd's vehicle fleet to help upgrade the electricity distribution network of 33 villages in Tongatapu over the next five-years. 1 comment

  3. High risk for dengue fever during Tonga's warm weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga remains at high risk for dengue fever after two cases were reported in Tongatapu last month, said the Director of Health. 2 comments

  4. IWD Inspiring change - " in Tonga we still have a long way to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... throw away from the new cruise ship berth at Vuna Wharf, the Talamahu Market is the place where women's real status in Tonga is on display for all to see On the floor, in the darkest corridor, at the back of the market, you will find Tonga's ... 7 comments

  5. Liahona ex-students arrested as school boys violence escalatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Amid growing concern over the escalating schools violence in Nuku'alofa, Tonga Police beefed up their patrols around the seafront bus station and A brawl of about 50 boys at the seafront bus terminal, in full view of passengers on board a visiting cruise ship at Vuna Wharf, scared local business operators and frustrated the police on the afternoon ... (more)


  6. Donations flow in for Ha'apaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tongan community in Hilo, Hawaii this week shipped a container of goods for the needy people of Ha'apai in Tonga. 1 comment

  7. New Zealand Scientists Find Rare Snail Fish 7,000 Metres Below the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... in Scotland. A free diver exhales through his snorkel as he surfaces from the deep Pacific Ocean, Oceania, Kingdom of Tonga. May 21, 2011. REUTERS The hadal snail fish is the second fish that has been caught alive. According to reports, it was only ...


  8. Finland opens consulate in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... for the occasion. He said that Finland desired to establish diplomatic relation with small countries such as Tonga, and he was optimistic of a friendly and a closer working relation between the two countries. Ms Adiloa Fifita, a Nuku'alofa business ...


  9. Rotten chicken fouls scenic coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... 10 tonnes of rotten chicken, dumped onto a picnic spot on Tongatapu's scenic Hufangalupe coastline last week. Matangi Tonga has found out that the Ministry of Health inspectors approved the dump and that the owner, the shipping agency, the insurance ... 4 comments

  10. Danger of electrocution during cyclone floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... in Tongatapu's heavily-populated areas was a concern during Tropical Cyclone Kofi over the weekend, March 1-2, as Tonga's National Emergency Management Office ( But flooded homeowners need to understand that they are responsible for turning their ... 2 comments

  11. Tonga: A reformist old warriora s political agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Scoop

    An old political veteran is about to make this year's parliamentary election in Tonga a final staging for perhaps the most radical challenge to the powers that be concerning power sharing and democracy.


  12. Tonga government awards 5% salary rise to civil servantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's public servants were awarded a 5% pay rise in mid-February, back-dated to January, said Tufui Faletau, the acting has to finance the 5% salary rise from its own internal financial sources, because government ministries could not reshuffle their own budget allocations to finance their own salary increase. 1 comment

  13. Police seek tattooed man with Mickey Mouse t-shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Police want to talk to a tattooed man who was wearing a Mickey Mouse t-shirt, and another man, who were seen in the By-Pass Road, Halaleva area of Nuku'alofa, on the morning of Thursday, February 20, the day of a homicide. 12 comments

  14. NCD nurse graduates to confront Tonga's biggest killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Twenty Tongan nurses, who are the first to be trained in Non-Communicable Diseases, graduated last week and will be on the frontline of treating Tonga's Queen Nanasipau'u presented 48 diplomas to nursing graduates in two programs during the Queen Salote School of Nursing's Annual Graduation ceremony held on Friday February 28, at the Queen Salote ... (more)


  15. Cyclone Kofi moves away from TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | ABC News

    The Tonga Meteorological Service says a cyclone warning remains in force for waters south of Tongaapu and Eua, but is now cancelled for land areas of Tongatapu, Eua and Ha'apai.


  16. Cyclone warning in place for TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | ABC News

    ... was 220 kilometres southeast of Lakeba at 3pm local time. It's moving southeast at about 25 kilometres an hour. Tonga Meteorological Service senior forecaster, Moleni Tu'uholoaki said early Saturday the system is already affecting Tonga's islands. A ...


  17. Tropical Cyclone Kofi pushes heavy rain and strong gusts into TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... damaging gale force winds of 35 knots with gusts up to 50 knots overnight. Tropical cyclone advisory number six for Tonga on Tropical Cyclone Kofi issued from the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre at 3:00pm Saturday March 1, 2014. A Tropical ...


  18. Tropical Cyclone Warning for Tonga, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... the Fua'amotu Tropical cyclone Warning Centre at 6:00am Saturday March 1, 2014, as Tropical Depression 15F approaches Tonga and is forecast to become a Tropical cyclone this afternoon. Nadi Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre is forecasting that the ...


  19. Parliament resumes March 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The 2013 Session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga will resume on Monday, March 24, 2014, after it was adjourned from October 24 last year. 1 comment

  20. Cyclone Ian a blessing in disguise for TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Cyclone Ian could be a blessing in disguise for Tonga's struggling economy, with the Reserve Bank now predicting an economic stimulation from the inflow of new development assistance.