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A New Zealand police officer killed in Tonga had massive head injuries, a court has been told. The Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court is hearing evidence over the death of South Auckland Constable Kali Fungavaka who died in hospital in Nuku'alofa after he
A preliminary hearing into the death of a South Auckland police officer in a Tongan police station has been delayed. Kali Fungavaka died in hospital in Nuku'alofa after he was allegedly assaulted while in custody at the central police station there
Despite facing immediate economic challenges, far-reaching private-sector oriented reforms will bring long-term benefits to the Tongan economy, according to the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Private Sector Assessment for Tonga, released today.
A Chinese gift of a free aircraft to Tonga has forced a New Zealand airline operator to quit the Pacific kingdom. China has given Tonga a new 60-seat Xian MA60 turbo-prop aircraft which the government plans to operate in competition with the New
Sunday Dec 23, 2012 A tetraplegic Tongan man who fought deportation for six years has left the country. Semisi Ma'afu Samiu flew out of Auckland International Airport yesterday morning, bound for Nuku'alofa and in the care of a medical escort. The 61-
William Bligh was among the first to document the speed of the drua when he and his crew of 18 were cast adrift by mutineers of the HMS Bounty in 1789. While drifting past the northwest of Viti Levu on the longboat he and his 18 loyal sailors were
Man dies after fight with Tongan cops NZ Newswire November 17, 2012, 8:26 pm Three months after the death of a New Zealand policeman while in the custody of Tongan police, two Tongan police officers have been charged over the death of another man. In
A group of eight Tongan businesses has abandoned a lengthy court battle to get their insurance company to pay out millions of dollars in claims following riots in Nuku'alofa in 2006. The November 16 riots, against the newly crowned King George V who
Ita Media Saturday, October 20, 2012 The Fiji Warriors retained the Pacific Rugby Cup title in style yesterday at Teufaiva Stadium when they defeated Tonga A 25-16 in the last match of the series. Three tries were scored by the Warriors as they
Ita Media Friday, October 19, 2012 THE Fiji Warriors have been told to expect a tougher battle from Tonga A this afternoon than what they received from Samoa A on Monday. The Warriors battle against the Tonga A side at Te'ufaiva Stadium here in Nuku'