June 27, 2018
Mausa Halala (pictured) is a volunteer with the Tonga National Youth Congress - Oxfam's local partner in Tonga. He and other volunteers, trained and equipped by Oxfam to provide emergency water supplies, were working within hours of the storm, purifying and distributing safe drinking water on Tongatapu and ‘Eua. Thanks to your ongoing support, they're still responding! Photo: Darren Brunk
October 31, 2017
Story by Kamilo 'Ali, Oxfam's Polynesia Micronesia Livelihoods Programme Manager, 13.10.2017
Seven years ago, Sione Te’i fell from a multi-storied building and completely paralysed both of his legs. He’s confined to a wheelchair 24/7, with his legs covered, which seriously limits income-generating opportunities for him.
January 15, 2016
An Oxfam initiative in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga is harnessing the properties of the coconut, driving change and giving local communities opportunities for generations to come.
Read this story through beautiful images.
September 1, 2014
Rachael Le Mesurier, Oxfam New Zealand's Executive Director, is at the UN conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, and here provides an overview of the climate, sea level and other issues that are going to be on the agenda.
May 23, 2014
In the five months since the cyclone, Oxfam has made a huge impact in the lives of those who were hit hardest, thanks to the generosity of our supporters and the New Zealand Aid Programme. Oxfam and our partner, the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC), are working hard to ensure that the people of Tonga can recover as quickly as possible
September 17, 2013
Oxfam supporters are giving young people in Tonga the chance to develop their skills through volunteering and professional development. Oxfam’s Michael Smith recently visited our partner, the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC), to find out more about their work and to meet some of the people we’re helping.
August 26, 2013
Tonga’s annual agricultural shows are an important showcase for people involved in the farming sector. The shows are organised by Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries and well attended by the public, smallholder farmers, business leaders, civil society organisations and the royal family.
September 12, 2012
Pacific island nations need more finance, technology and information to adapt to the adverse effects of global warming, but they also need to manage these resources effectively to benefit their most vulnerable communities.