NZ Tongan community

Mataitini Fotu: a community leader dies

Mataitini Fotu: a community leader dies

New Zealand’s Pacific communities are mourning the death of Joel Tuita Mataitini Fotu, 68,  a Tongan lawyer and legal counsel. Fotu died at Middlemore hospital at 3 pm today. His wife Vasi had confirmed his death  to Kaniva News this evening.  Apart from his legal profession Fotu became actively involved  in many Tongan community groups […]

Fofo’anga marks Koloamatangi’s associate professorship

Fofo’anga marks Koloamatangi’s associate professorship

The Auckland-based Fofo’anga kava club specially marked its 36th birthday last month by celebrating the appointment of one of its most devoted members, Malakai Koloamatangi, as associate professor at the University of Massey. Dr Koloamatangi was blessed during a prayer service organised by the members of the club at the Richmond Tongan United Church chapel. […]