The capital was badly affected by pro-democracy riots in 2006. 80% of the CBD was destroyed. Tonga is a constitutional monarchy.
July 4 celebration of the King's birthday
Vava'u. 22 acres of privately owned lush tropical flora
Archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Polynesia
4 June. United Kingdom (United Kingdom Protectorate)
God and Tonga are my heritage
The only sovereign monarchy among the island nations of the Pacific Ocean.
A volcanic massif in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located 20 kilometres to the southwest of Lake Taupo, and is the northernmost of the three active volcanoes that dominate the landscape of the central North Island.
Art, history, Maori culture
Rarotonga International Airport