Tonga - Level 4: Do Not Travel
Do not travel to Tonga due to COVID-19.
Tonga is a South Pacific island nation consisting of 171 islands, of which 45 are inhabited. Tonga is a constitutional monarchy and a member of the British Commonwealth. Its agrarian economy is developing and its tourist industry, although limited, is growing. Tourist facilities are concentrated in and around the main island of Tongatapu where the capital, Nukuâ€™alofa, is located. The Tongan Visitorâ€™s Bureau has a wide range of information of interest to travelers.
Major damage reported in Tonga after a huge volcanic eruption triggered a widespread tsunami threat. 0 / 3 A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga, an island nation in the Pacific ocean. At ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Jan 2022 05:30:00 GMT
San Diego high school student starts donation drive for Tonga volcano victims
"Their homes are gone, that?s why they are in need of these resources. They lost everything. It's all destroyed. It's very sad to see," said Siona Thompson.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Jan 2022 16:21:00 GMT
Rancho Buena Vista High students organize Tonga relief drive
A group of local high school students worried more about the people of Tonga and have organized a donation drive.
Publ.Date : Tue, 25 Jan 2022 16:59:00 GMT
Learning te reo good for the mind, body and wairua
apparently adopted from Tongan by Captain Cook. A notable ?landmark? in the story of M?ori words entering into New Zealand English speech occurred nearly 40 years ago (in 1984) when Naida ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 07 Jan 2022 16:00:00 GMT
Resort guests raise money as world rallies to help Tonga
The tranquil resort in Tonga sat behind a lagoon and reef break that was perfect for snorkelers and surfers alike. Guests who had never met before would sit together ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:43:00 GMT
Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: RNZAF Orion leaves for Tonga
A Royal NZ Air Force Orion has left for Tonga to assess the damage caused by the mammoth volcanic eruption over the weekend - and determine exactly what help the island kingdom needs. The NZ Defence ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Jan 2022 14:16:00 GMT
Live: \'Getting back critical information\' ? NZ Orion due to arrive in Tonga
A Royal NZ Air Force Orion has left for Tonga to assess the damage caused by the mammoth volcanic eruption over the weekend ? and determine exactly what he ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Jan 2022 23:16:00 GMT
B.C. tsunami advisory lifted after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga
A tsunami advisory that was issued for parts of the B.C. coast, after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted on Saturday, has been partially lifted.
Publ.Date : Sat, 15 Jan 2022 10:46:00 GMT
What causes a tsunami? An ocean scientist explains the physics of these destructive waves
Waltham: On January 15, 2022, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha?apai volcano in Tonga erupted, sending a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean in all directions. As word of ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 19 Jan 2022 22:06:00 GMT
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Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Sep 2021 21:05:00 GMT
Former Tonga back Taniela Moa dies at 36
Former Tonga international halfback Taniela Moa has died at the age of 36, the country's rugby ruling body announced on Thursday. "Such sad news to receive about the passing of Taniela Moa," wrote ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Dec 2021 05:04:00 GMT