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Monday, April 1st, 2019

 

KING TUPOU VI AND QUEEN NANASIPAU’U VISIT NEW ZEALAND

His Majesty King George VI with Queen Nanasipau'u meeting the New Zealand Governor General in Wellington. Photo: NZ High Commission

Nuku’alofa – April 1, 2019: 9.35pm (Nuku’alofa Times): His Majesty King Tupou VI and Her Majesty Queen Nanasipau’u of Tonga have arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Tonga, Her Excellency Tiffany Babington, announced on March 28.


Japan funds new TBC with $56 million Pa’anga

Hon Poasi Tei (left) and Hon Misi Sika (right) with Ambassador and his wife. Photo: JAPANESE EMBASSY

Nuku’alofa – April 1, 2019: 8.50pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Japan is giving $56 million pa’anga to help rebuild the Tonga Broadcasting Commission.


SWIMMERS MAKE BID FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

FINA gold squad members in Thailand

By VILA DAY Nuku’alofa – April 1, 2019: 8.35pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Two local swimmers are eyeing competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.