Royalty

Crown Princess Sinaitakala gives birth to girl

Crown Princess Sinaitakala gives birth to girl

Sinaitakala, the Crown Princess of Tonga gave birth today July 12 to her first daughter, who became third in line for the Tongan crown after her father and her 1-year-old brother, Prince Taufa’ahau Manumataongo. Source said the new born princess was named Halaevalu Mata’aho.

Prince Tu'ipelehake dies

Prince Tu'ipelehake dies

Prince Tu’ipelehake known as Viliami Tupoulahi Mailefihi Tuku’aho, 57, died in Vaiola Hospital at 7.30pm Saturday 14. The prince was admitted to hospital in a serious condition. A source has told Kaniva News the prince was diabetic and his condition had deteriorated rapidly. Prince Tu’ipelehake is first cousin to King Tupou VI. Late King Tupou […]

Prince Taufa’ahau royal birthday luncheon

Prince Taufa’ahau royal birthday luncheon

The Royal Palace and the palatial ground were in festive fervour over the weekend on the occasion of the 1st birthday in honour of His Royal Highness Prince Taufa’ahau Manumataongo Tuku’aho. The 2-day celebrations began on Friday 9th May 2014 at Pangai Lahi with a children’s party, themed on the “Jake and the Never Land […]

Queen Mother reaches out to the Ha’apai victims

Queen Mother reaches out to the Ha’apai victims

HRH Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho has paid tribute to the courage and determination of the Ha’apai people to help them recover from their own horrible year. Hundreds greeted the Queen and Hon.Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita last week as they saw and heard for themselves how far the islands have come since its severe […]

Ratu Mara denies given land in Tonga

Ratu Mara denies given land in Tonga

Lieutenant Colonel Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara known as Roko Ului who has been given sanctuary in Tonga after he fled Fiji in 2011 has denied he was given an island in the kingdom. The Fiji Sun report in December 23 said, “Due to his close ties to the royal family, Princess Pilolevu Tuita, the sister […]