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  1. Australian Study reveals pre-historic Tongan StateRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Matangi Tonga

    A new study by Australian researchers has stated that Tonga was the only prehistoric state in Oceania to encompass an entire archipelago and extend its influence to other island groups. 1 comment

  2. Float Parade concludes 2014 Heilala FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Matangi Tonga

    ... other 2014 Miss Heilala contestants. 'Otuanga'ofa, Sakae Tamoua. The second prize of $700 was won by Miss Super Cheap Tonga, Irene Hurrell and the third prize with a cash prize of $500 was won by Miss Lady Maria Australia, Nicole Naufahu. Other ... 2 comments

  3. Tonga Waste Management faces challengesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Matangi Tonga

    In addition, medical waste disposal remains a concern and waste management needs further awareness raising and promotion on Tongatapu. 1 comment

  4. Five men charged with Sopu robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Matangi Tonga

    ... summarizing further evidence that would lead to further charges against them. On Tuesday, 8 July detectives from the Tonga Police Criminal Investigation Unit arrested the five suspects after seizing some of the goods stolen from the house at Sopu. ...


  5. Tough tau'olunga competition for Miss Heilala contestantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's traditional dancing and costumes was on show at the Miss Heilala Tau'olunga competition last night 9 July, at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.


  6. Orem marathoner to represent Tonga in 2016 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KSL-TV

    In the early 1980s, a 6-year-old boy by the name of Tongia "Toni" Vakaafi got up each morning to make the 2-3 mile trek to school on his small South Pacific island of Tonga.


  7. Tonga policemen jailed for manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Matangi Tonga

    ... this kind of behaviour by police officers as they carry out their important duty of maintaining law and order in Tonga. The judge accepted that Hala'aufia had struck Kali with a heavy blow to the top of his head using a black torch when he was in ... 3 comments

  8. Family confront dad's killers in courtRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Otago Daily Times

    Widow Cally Ruahe and family travelled to Tonga to see two local police officers sentenced for manslaughter. 1 comment

  9. President Obama Announces More Key Administration PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The White House

    Judith Beth Cefkin - Ambassador to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu, Department of State Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in ... (more)


  10. First night of Miss Heilala 2014 pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Matangi Tonga

    ... they have won places in the sarong, talent and interview categories. 'Otuanga'ofa, Sakae Tamo'ua; Miss 'Unuaki 'o Tonga, Mamana Fine; Miss Universal Pharmacy Seini Fakatava and Miss Bou's Fashion, Cassandra Ngaluafe. The pageant continues on ...


  11. In exchange for LauRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | Fiji Times

    THE proposal that is expected to be made by Tonga to give Fiji the Minerva Reef in exchange for the Lau Group is a dream that will never come true, says a lawyer. 6 comments

  12. Seven contestants for Miss Heilala 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Miss Heilala crown 2014-15 met today for the Pageant orientation at Joe's Kahana Lagoon in Nuku'alofa. Miss Unuaki 'o Tonga - Ma'ama Fine (18) of Vava'u has joined the six contestants who registered earlier this week. 'Otuanga'ofa, Sakae Tamo'ua ... 6 comments

  13. Globe TrekkerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    Zay's island-hopping escapades take him now to the independent Kingdom of Tonga and then on to multi-cultural Fiji, once home to cannibals and Indian plantation workers that were brought to the islands to harvest sugar cane.


  14. Lau 'in the dark'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Fiji Times

    THE Lau Provincial Council is unaware of any proposal by Tonga to give Fiji the Minerva Reef in exchange for the Lau Group.


  15. ANZ A320 at Auckland on Jul 3rd 2014, rejected takeoffRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | AVHerald

    ... New Zealand Airbus A320-200, registration ZK-OJA performing flight NZ-970 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Nuku'alofa (Tonga), rejected takeoff from Auckland's runway 25L at low speed after a bird impacted the aircraft. The aircraft returned to the ...


  16. 'Give up Lau'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Fiji Times

    TONGA'S Lands Minister Lord Ma'afu has revealed a proposal for the island kingdom to give up the disputed Minerva Reef to Fiji in exchange for the Lau Group. 185 comments

  17. Children cry every night for killed copRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 |

    Children of a New Zealand policeman beaten to death in Tonga in 2012 are still crying each night, grieving for their father, a Nuku'alofa court has heard.


  18. A King's Ransom: Even Royalty Can't Pay the Rent in San Francisco These DaysRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | SF Weekly

    Most San Franciscans' knowledge of the nation called Tonga begins and ends with the fact that there's a nation called Tonga.


  19. Kali Fungavaka's family makes emotional journey to deliver victim impact statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Matangi Tonga

    ... in memory of their father's name. Cally told the court that on August 23, 2012 she and her children arrived in Tonga to be by their father's side at Vaiola Hospital and nothing prepared them for the moment they saw Kali in his condition. She said ... 3 comments

  20. Vava'u celebrates King's BirthdayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Matangi Tonga

    The busy week starts with an Education Day hosted by High Schools and Primary Schools in Vava'u.