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By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist Tongan communities in New Zealand feel relieved to hear official information from the government of Tonga for the first...

RNZ News The Tongan government has confirmed that all houses on the island of Mango were wiped out in the tsunami that followed Saturday's volcanic...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An RNZAF P-3K2 Orion aircraft flies over the small Tongan island of Nomuka showing the heavy ash fall from last Saturday's...

RNZ News Two New Zealand naval ships are being sent to Tonga to provide support, carrying fresh water, emergency provisions, and diving teams. It comes as...

By Katie Todd, RNZ News reporter A microbiologist has warned more contacts of the omicron-infected MIQ worker in Auckland may test positive, after a household...

By Kalino Latu and Philip Cass in Auckland Lack of backup satellite and cable links in the wake of Tonga's volcanic eruption at the...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Fiji's Department of Mineral Resources needs time to liaise with a number of agencies before emergency warnings or alerts are...

By Hamish Cardwell, RNZ News senior journalist It could be weeks before Tonga's crucial undersea communications cable - which connects it to the world -...

ANALYSIS: By Dale Dominey-Howes, University of Sydney In the wake of a violent volcanic eruption in Tonga, much of the communication with residents on the...

By Christine Rovoi, RNZ Pacific journalist Langi Fatanitavake's wife and son live on one of the islands flanking Tonga's Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai undersea volcano, but...

RNZ News Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki was arrested today and has been remanded in custody. He appeared by videolink in Auckland District Court this afternoon. His...

RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will move to the red traffic light setting if omicron is spreading in the community following...

RNZ Pacific Power is being restored in Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa, and the country is sending naval boats to outlying islands to assess the damage from...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse says he is in mourning because the French state has signed his political death by banning him...

The video of the tsunami wave crashing into the gate of the Heilala Tangitangi royal palace in ‘Eua. Video: Kaniva Tonga By Kalino Latu in...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Waves associated with the continuous volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai in Tonga crashed into Tonga’s largest island Tongatapu and forced residents...

RNZ News New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga in the wake of the...

An Al Jazeera report on the undersea volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai eruption and tsunami yesterday afternoon. Video: Al Jazeera English RNZ News Large waves in the Far North...

ANALYSIS: By Shane Cronin, University of Auckland The kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on...

Kaniva Tonga News A new tsunami warning is now in force for all of Tonga following this evening’s violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai undersea volcano...

RNZ Pacific The tsunami marine warning issued for all of Tonga waters following the violent eruptions of underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai has been lifted. Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai erupted on...

ANALYSIS: By Jack Heinemann, University of Canterbury Two high-profile University of Auckland academics raised important questions about academic freedom with their complaint to the Employment...