A large earthquake in Tonga this morning did more than wake up the Pacific Island nation, it also woke up GeoNet's NZ-based earthquake monitoring systems.
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off Tonga today, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
The first son of Crown Prince Tupouto'a, the heir to the Tongan throne, and Princess Sinaitakala was born in Auckland Hospital yesterday.
Nau Fosita is a man on an inspiring and very special mission in Tonga.
Thousands have expressed outrage on social media this week after a video emerged showing teenage students in Tonga being beaten.
Preliminary court hearings into the death of a New Zealand policeman in Tonga will continue today.
The King of Tonga will be welcomed in Wellington for his first official state visit to New Zealand.
The King of Tonga will arrive in New Zealand today.
Immigration officials are scrambling to find out if Tongan criminals may have entered NZ after having their criminal records wiped by Tongan police.
A couple who damaged their yacht helping a stricken vessel near Tonga have finally made it home to a heroes' welcome.
Two Tongan police officers have been charged with the manslaughter of a young man following a fight at a party on the Pacific nation's main island.
An Auckland woman and a British man have been rescued after their yacht capsized 700km south-west of Tonga.
An Auckland woman and a British man injured onboard a capsized yacht 700km southwest of Tonga will be rescued today.
A French navy aircraft has confirmed that the Windigo remains afloat and radio contact has been established with those aboard.
A New Zealander and a Briton are injured and stuck on a capsized yacht 700km southwest of Tonga and must wait 35 hours for rescue.
The charging of five Tongan police officers with the manslaughter of a Kiwi policeman has been described as a “terrible state of affairs”.
Five Tongan police officers have now been charged with manslaughter over the killing of an Auckland policeman.
A high ranking officer is among three more Tongan policemen charged with the manslaughter of a New Zealand policeman.
Matala is on this week at the Mangere Arts Centre - it's a celebration of Tongan artists.
Protecting Prince Harry from the Taliban will be one of the tasks assigned to Tongan troops leaving for Afghanistan this week.
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