Tongan Community TC Gita relief 142 Favona Rd, Mangere: Photo Melino Maka The devastation caused by Cyclone Gita is felt by all Tongan’s in New Zealand because of the impact on their families and villages in their beloved homeland. The cyclone has caused significant damage that will take years to recover from and many families […]
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Photo: HMAF personnel and staff from the Tonga Meteorological Services load Australian emergency supplies onto a vehicle at the National Emergency Management Office warehouse. Photo Credit: Australian High Commission. Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells announced additional humanitarian assistance […]
Photo: NZHC, Nuku’alofa The New Zealand Government is supporting Tonga following Cyclone Gita, and sends its thoughts to all people affected.“The Kingdom of Tonga is a friend and neighbour to New Zealand, and we are working closely with Tongan authorities to support their efforts,” says New Zealand High Commissioner-designate Tiffany Babington.“Since the cyclone, the resilience […]
Famili Zone Great South Road, Otahuhu, 18 Nov 2017. Photo: Melino Maka A call from the Tongan community was made to Auckland Council, especially ATEED, and organisers of the RLWC 2017 to assist with organising a Family zone to prevent further problems. Last week, a hastily organised family zone was arranged and helped to prevent […]