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Common Kings in the Kingdom


Popular American Pacific Reggae Band Common Kings is set to play in the Kingdom on the 3rd July.

Common Kings music is an array of rock, reggae, and R&B influences. The band, comprised of Bass Player Lui Kirimaua (Ivan), Lead Singer Sasualei Maliga (Junyer), Drummer Jerome Taito (Rome), and Lead Guitar Player Taumata Grey (Mata), The band name is a nod to the fact that the boys are both proud representatives of their home lands of Samoa, Fiji, Tonga and Hawaii, and everyday guys from Orange County, California.

Tickets can be bought a the US Minimart, Sam’s Video


MS INSIGNIA docks in Nuku’alofa


King Tupou VI Officially Opens Parliament

The official opening of Parliament took place this morning in Nuku’alofa. School kids lined the streets in their uniforms ready to march.


One Tonga

A Gospel singing spectacular featuring music by choirs from all over Tonga


Touring Shakespeare Company To Perform Hamlet In Tonga

Globe to globe Hamlet Tour is coming to Tonga


NASA Tonga’s Newest Island

Miss Heilala

Heilala Festival

The Heilala Festival is an annual event celebrating the King’s birthday through various shows and events.



The Kingdom of Tonga will be celebrating the coronation of His Majesty King Tupou VI begin on 27 June with a full week of festivities.

Jane Jefferies whale watching

Whale Watching Tonga

When Jane Jefferies from the NZ Herald visited Tonga, she went swimming with migrating humpback whales.