Coverage

Tonga Parliament

Questions over relevancy of Tongan constituency meetingsRadio New Zealand, 20 July 2017

Think Tank

SCMS Spectrum – Visitors from abroad, SCMS Cochin School of Business: SCMS NEWS, February, Volume 1: Issue 3, February 2017

India needs to pass the Oceania test to be a great power, The Sunday Guardian, 8 January 2017

Lord and Lady Fakafanua of Tonga discuss PM Modi’s foreign Policy with Uttam Sinha, Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis, 22 December 2016

Tonga’s Media Freedom

Tonga broadcaster saga prompts media freedom discussion, Radio New Zealand, 7 June 2017.

Tonga broadcaster saga prompts media freedom discussion, South Pacific News, 6 June 2017.

 

Vote of No Confidence Motion in Tongan Parliament

Backgrounder on the Kingdom of Tonga’s Vote of No Confidence (20 February 2017) – Royal Oceania Institute, PROTORP The Oceania Research Project, 29 May 2017.

Tonga academic praises MPs for way vote was handled, Radio New Zealand, 28 February 2017.

Tonga’s vote of no-confidence motion smooth – researcher, Radio New Zealand, 23 February 2017.

Tonga’s vote of no-confidence motion smooth – researcher, Loop Pacific, 23 February 2017.

Tongan parliament adapting to modernisation, Radio New Zealand, 23 February 2017. (Radio interview with ROI Director of Research, Tevita Motulalo)

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 23 February 2017, Radio New Zealand, 23 February 2017. (Radio interview with ROI Director of Research, Tevita Motulalo)

Motion of no confidence set to be voted on in Tongan Parliament, ABC News: Pacific Beat, 22 February 2017. (Radio interview with ROI Chairman, Lord Fakafanua)

 

ROI Workshop in Local Newspaper from Canada

From Westmount to Tonga, Westmount Independent, 18 May 2016.

Mafi and Valmanis

Launch of the Royal Oceania Institute

Tonga Sets Up Analysis Think Tank, Cook Islands News: Pacific Briefs, 7 May 2016.

More institutes starting up, Tonganz.net, 7 April 2016.

Tonga think tank to promote unbiased dialogue, Radio New Zealand, 4 April 2016.

Institute sets up shop, The Fiji Times Online, 2 April 2016.

New think tank for Tonga launched, Matangi Tonga Online, 31 March 2016.

New Tongan think tank to advance fact-based dialogue, Radio New Zealand, 31 March 2016.

Independent Research Think Tank Opens In Tonga, Pacific Island Report, 31 March 2016.

New think tank for Tonga launchedPacific Islands News Association, 31 March 2016.

The Royal Oceania Institute: New Tongan think tank to advance fact-based, ethical research and foster dialogue, Nepituno Tonga Online News, 30 March 2016.