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Pacific Islands Newspapers : Tonga

Historic Newspaper


Historic Newspaper: Poʻopoʻoi
Link to UH Voyager record
Online: No
Link: n/a
Dates of publication: 1875 – 1877
Note: This is an English translation of the original Tongan. 

 

Indigenous Language Newspaper

Indigenous Language Newspaper
Kalonikali Tonga
Link to UH Voyager record
Online: No
Link: n/a
Dates of publication: 1964 – 2009 (?)
Nots: English and Tongan editions
Many papers in Tonga publish in both English and Tongan or offer separate editions of a newspaper in each language. 

 

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Library of Congress Subject Headings:

Tonga--Newspapers. 

 

Contemporary Newspaper

Current Newspaper: Taimi ʻo Tonga

Link to UH Voyager record
Online: Yes (updated infrequently) 
Link: http://www.taimionline.com/
Dates of publication: 1991 to present
Note: In Tongan and English