07 Jan

TONGA – The containers have arrived. Now the building work can begin!

While broadcasts continue from the current Tonga Christian Radio building – impacting lives across Tonga – work is about to start on the new building, based around two 40ft shipping containers. The first container arrived on-site in September, and the second container – loaded with 1.8kms of timber, insulation panels, wall-board, office/studio furniture, computer systems and broadcast equipment – finally arrived at Nuku-alofa wharf on 20 December and is now also on-site. Joel and Ofa loading 1.8kms of timber at...

10 Apr

“It doesn’t get much worse than this … ” – Cyclone Harold makes landfall in the Pacific Islands

“It doesn’t get much worse than this … ” according to Weather Watch’. Thankfully many of the Pacific Islands, including Vanuatu and Tonga, remain free of Covid19 – but ín the past few days Cyclone Harold has already caused multiple fatalities in the Solomon Islands and much devasation across the northern islands of Vanuatu and parts of Fiji. Although the cyclone lost some energy while passing over Fiji, it re-intensified to Category 5 while heading towards Tonga – yet it passed over...