With a deep love of Tongan language and culture, Mahe presents valuable health information, language lessons, discussions with elders about ways of keeping in touch with Tongan traditions.
Produced by the Tongan Women's Association this show began in 1987 with the focus on Early Childhood Education. It has grown to include many Tongan community interests. The old and new mix of Tongan music is popular as are the education updates, health information, positive parenting segments, local and Canberra news bulletins. A short devotion opens each 2 hour programme.
Siosateki and Vasilini are active radio listeners for information and entertainment, so that’s what they and their team are offering on Fanongo ki Tonga. With news, music, interviews with community members, and discussion of hobbies and sport they’re keen to give Tongans entertaining radio. Community bulletins and a short devotion round out the show for late night listeners.
The Tama Tu’u Tonga o Ngaue Trust (TTT) is an organisation focused on eliminating corruption and ensuring the accountability of people in power. The trust strives to educate and encourage Tongans both in Tonga and in Aotearoa to exercise civic responsibility, to engage and to empower themselves and their communities. The radio programme is based on the Trust’s values and incorporates music and prayer as well as interviews with experts and commentators from a range of backgrounds.