Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

 

Valerie and Tongans in New Zealand want Games here

Valerie Adams with her silverware at the Rio Olympics. She will be in Tonga next week to promote health and sports

NUKU’ALOFA-May 30: 4.22pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Dame Valerie Adams and the members of the Tonga Aoteatoroa Sports Association want Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva and his Cabinet to reconsider their decision for Tonga to pull out of hosting the 2019 Pacific Games here in Tonga.


Oceania Rugby meeting here

The Oceania Rugby officials and meeting delegates at the Tanoa Dateline International Hotel this morning. Photo: Oceania Rugby

NUKU’ALOFA-May 30: 3.34pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga is hosting the Oceania Rugby Union meeting here in Nuku’alofa this week.


Action is urgently needed against Pohiva says Noble

lord fusitua

NUKU’ALOFA-May 30: 10:36am(RNZI): A Noble representative has warned Tonga’s prime minister there will be efforts to remove him during the next session of parliament which begins at the end of the week. Lord Fusitu’a said there have been a series of breaches of the rule of law, of the principles of democracy and the Constitution under the government of ‘Akilisi Pohiva. Mr Pohiva had already survived a vote of no-confidence and another such vote cannot be submitted until next year but Lord Fusitu’a said a group of MPs are looking atRead More