Tag Archives: Tonga

South Pacific Secret to Breaking Poverty Cycle

South Pacific Secret to Breaking Poverty Cycle

“Migration to pick fruit is probably not the first thing you think of when you think of the World Bank’s work, or the broader global effort to eliminate poverty after 2015,” global development expert…

Uili Lousi’s Sacred Geometry and Leap of Faith

Uili Lousi’s Sacred Geometry and Leap of Faith

Uili Lousi, Tongan-born New Zealand artist, speaks to the Epoch Times about his journey of art and using New York city for spiritual inspiration. “New York is the best place to test your spiritual life,”…

Wales a Team Invigorated Thanks to Gatland

Wales a Team Invigorated Thanks to Gatland

Under the coaching direction of New Zealander Warren Gatland, the Welsh rugby team has “changed beyond all recognition”, according to Wales forward Ryan Jones. Gatland was at the helm of his 100th career Test…

Welsh to Kiwi: Protect us from the Tongans

Welsh to Kiwi: Protect us from the Tongans

The old canard about dangerous and illegal play by Polynesians is getting another airing in the British press ahead of Wales’s match against Tonga at the weekend. Assistant coach Shaun Edwards, who as a…

Worldwide Audience Wowed

Worldwide Audience Wowed

“New Zealand were impressive in spots as they got their Rugby World Cup off to a winning start,” according to the Guardian’s Barry Glendenning who gives an in-depth minute-by-minute analysis of the All Blacks…

Pacific bikies do good

Pacific bikies do good

11 February 2009 – Auckland Harley Davidson bikers, the Aotearoa Riding Pirates, are currently motoring around Tonga donating supplies to local primary schools, as well as sharing the experience of Maori heritage and culture….

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

The All Blacks go into this year’s Rugby World Cup ranked second after England, yet the British press largely favours them to win. According to the Observer, “the ABs are certainties for the final stages. If…