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Dateline Tonga

A new era in Tongan broadcasting, this is a talk show that focuses on community successes and debating issues from every angle relevant to Tongan wellbeing. Four mornings a week, the two hour programmes canvas current affairs of concern to Tongans and air in-depth interviews with Tongan figureheads, academics and successful Tongans from all walks of life. Live studio phone 64.9.815.8100


  • Producer / Presenter: Kitekei'aho Tu'akalau

    A qualified and respected journalist and broadcaster with wide experience in print and broadcast journalism here and in Tonga, Kitekei'aho was formerly a producer at Radio 531PI/Niu FM, the first recipient of Pacific Islands Media Association (PIMA) scholarship award and holds a MA in Communication Studies from AUT. Kite plays a lot of tennis, is a regular gym goer and plays guitar at weekend village kava sessions.

Dateline Tonga

Thursday, 15 April, 2021

Tongan news and current affairs

The latest for the Tongan community – global news, Tongan news and current affairs, interviews, community stories and events.

Previous podcasts

  • WEDNESDAY 14/04/2021

  • TUESDAY 13/04/2021

  • MONDAY 12/04/2021

  • THURSDAY 8/04/2021

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