New Zealand ready to assist Tonga in its recovery from undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami following the successful surveillance and reconnaissance flight
Tonga’s undersea cable could take weeks to repair
Tonga’s undersea cable broken about 37km off after the volcanic eruption could take weeks and cost anywhere from $US250,000 upwards to repair
UNICEF ready to support families and children in the aftermath of volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga
UNICEF standby to provide humanitarian support to the Government of Tonga and its people affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami
Body of British woman swept away after Tonga tsunami found
The body of an animal shelter operator swept away after a tsunami following a volcanic eruption in Tonga has been found.
NZ Air Force plane leaves for reconnaissance flight to assess damage
A New Zealand Defence Force plane left for Tonga to assess the damage from the volcanic eruption and tsunami. “One of the main things that they’re dealing with right now is the damage to the water system”
UN and Forum SG pledges resources to the government and people of Tonga
UN and Forum SG pledges resources to the government and people of Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano
Tonga eruption likely the world’s largest in 30 years – scientist
Early data from Tonga’s violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says.
Tongans told to protect water tanks from acid rain, as eruption continues
While the Hunga Ha’apai eruption is considered to have a low impact on the environment, monitors advised Tongans to protect their water supplies from possible acidic rain.
Undersea volcano sends plume of steam into the skies near Tonga
A Pacific volcano last emerged in 2014, has started letting off plume about 15km into the air near Tonga
No More! Leaders from small islands abandoning fossil fuels for ocean energy – Global Ocean Energy Alliance (GOEA) formed with international partners
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga leads a Call To Action! for ocean energy, resilient economies and the establishment of the GOEA