On his first official to visit to New Zealand, the King of Tonga, Tupou Ono and Queen Nanasipau’u were special guests at the sixth anniversary of the Maori King’s coronation. Part of the trip included a tour of some of the major projects run by Tainui. John Pulu was there.
Tongan Ark is about ‘Atenisi Institute, a school that teaches Greek philosophy, Italian opera and Tongan culture. For 45 years, Futa Helu offered Pacific youth an alternative education but it hasn’t been without its struggles.
The reaction from the Tongan people to the passing of King Tupou 5 Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 22 March 2012