Scoop Full Coverage: Tonga Riots
KiwiFM Audio: Wammo talks to Scoop's Selwyn Manning, fresh from the first flight into Tonga after last week's rioting. Selwyn discusses the reactions of Tongans and background events from his last visit for the royal funeral.
95bFM Audio (click here to listen): Selwyn Manning speaks to bFM's Noelle McCarthy about the situation in Tonga. Selwyn will be reporting from Tonga on the situation after riots in the capital Nuku'alofa.
Tonga Deployment: NZ Troops Seen As Supporting Monarchy - The New Zealand Government should take note of concerns that the presence of New Zealand troops in Tonga could be seen to strengthen the hand of the monarchy, Green MP Keith Locke warns. Leaders of Tonga's democracy movement have expressed concerns that Australian and New Zealand troops in Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa could in practice reinforce the political system that caused unrest in the first place. Meanwhile, the New Zealand joint defence force commander in Tonga says troops are likely to increase their presence. See... Listen to the Tongan democracy movement
Tonga Now reports that a pro-reform supporter has been arrested for allegedly supplying fuel to those who set fire to buildings in Nuku’alofa... Also, Community Support groups have formed to protect Chinese from being targeted. See... UPDATE ON TONGA: Alleged Riot Agitator Arrested
Tonga Airport Secured And Now Open - The New Zealand
led Combined Joint Task Force newly arrived in Tonga wasted
no time in securing the airport and confirmed the airport
open for civilian air travel this morning. See... NZ
Led Force Declares Fau’amotu Airport
Scoop Video: Tonga - An Island On The Brink