Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Wellington, New Zealand – April 2, 2019: 9.40pm (RNZI): The King and Queen of Tonga made an official visit to New Zealand’s National Library last week to discuss upgrades to Tonga’s Palace Archives.
Auckland, New Zealand – April 2, 2019: 9.25pm (OCEANIA RUGBY): Oceania Rugby and New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have formed a new partnership that will see both organisations work together to deliver rugby programmes in the Pacific.
Nuku’alofa – April 2, 2019: 9.15pm (KANIVA TONGA NEWS): A passenger who was found with nearly TP$149,000 (US$65,851) stuffed into his trousers and strapped to his leg has been convicted in the Supreme Court.
Rarotonga, Cook Islands – April 2, 2019: 9.05pm (COOK ISLANDS NEWS): There are now 24 confirmed cases of dengue fever confirmed in Rarotonga – an increase of 14 over the last time the Ministry of Health released information on the number of people infected.
By TAKITOA TAUMOEPEAU Nuku’alofa – ‘Epeleli 2, 2019: 8.55pm (Nuku’alofa Times/TASANOC): ‘Oku tuku atu ‘a e fakamatala ni mei he ‘Ofisi ‘o e Komiti Sipoti Fakafonua mo e ‘Olimipiki ‘a Tonga (pe TASANOC) ke tokoni ki hono fakama’ala’ala ‘o fekau’aki mo e ngaahi tukuaki’i ‘e he Palemia ‘a e mo’ua fakapa’anga mo e ngaahi tonounou kehe pe ‘o fekau’aki mo e faifatongia ‘a e ‘Ofisi ni.
Majuro, – April 2, 2019: 8.45pm (PNA): Western and Central Pacific tuna stocks are all in healthy condition, reported scientists with the Pacific Community (SPC) at the recently concluded Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) Officials annual meeting in Palau.