No deaths have been reported to date and the cyclone has now left the South Pacific Polynesian Kingdom.
Power cuts, road closures, flooding and wind damage are possible in New Zealand next week.
In Tonga, publisher Pesi Fonua said fallen trees were littering the landscape and their absence was opening up new vistas.
Of course landfall in New Zealand is still not 100% locked in - we'll have more confidence by the end of this week but it's looking more likely with each day.
New Zealand MetService lead meteorologist Michael Martens said the Category 4 cyclone arrived in the southern Lau island group about 6pm yesterday, slowly passing through until about 10pm. Communities moved to higher ground as precaution to storm surges which is a lesson learned following tropical cyclone Winston.
Two of the New Zealand Pasifika media contingent in Tonga at work - John Pulu of Tagata Pasifika and TV1 News Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver.
The supplies from MFAT's emergency stores included 500 family hygiene kits, 200 shelter tool kits, 2300 10-litre collapsible water containers and 1000 tarpaulins.
Melinda also adds that they work with thousands of partners who keep them "connected to the people we're trying to help". Answering the question, Melinda Gates laid the answer out simply: "because they can do things no one else can".
She said Assange "appears to consider himself above the normal rules of law and wants justice only if it goes in his favor". Assange to the United States" and risk touching off a diplomatic crisis involving Britain, Sweden and the United States.
To be fair, the toy company isn't just selling a pair of Rocket League-themed remote controlled vehicles and calling it a day. While there's no denying the high price, it's still cheaper than buying a Nintendo Switch and a copy of the game.
Frida Hansdotter, 32, of Sweden is a consistent podium finisher, even if she only has four World Cup slalom wins to her name. High winds have wreaked havoc with the PyeongChang skiing schedule, pushing this race from the weekend into Wednesday.
Izzo, on the other hand, has not issued any denials and has chosen not to answer any direct questions related to the report. The report was published on January 26, just hours after athletic director Mark Hollis announced he was stepping down .
A few more years at Ajax? Now he's a first-team regular with the Eredivisie giants following a string of promising displays. He was in the squad as side suffered a 2-0 defeat to United in the Europa League final last May.
In reality, Vice President Pence said publicly that he was " appalled " when he learned of the domestic abuse allegations . As general counsel to Portman, Porter did not need a high-level security clearance.
Earlier in February, Yahoo Sports reported that Casspi could be traded due to unsatisfactory performance in three-point shots. Phoenix is 18-40, tied with Dallas for the worst record in the NBA Western Conference, so Kerr could afford to experiment.
As stated in the above, Israel has repeatedly conducted air strikes to thaw Iran's attempts to transfer weapons to Hezbollah. The armed forces are getting bold enough to challenge aerial violations by their opponents, no matter how powerful they are.
Canadian Figure Skater Eric Radford Took Home The Gold
Two gay male athletes have competed already at Pyeongchang, South Korea, and both have walked away with a medal in their hands. And yet another said: "This Canadian loving American is so proud of you and of all you incredible teammates".
This is why a woman in China climbed inside X-ray machine
When security staff warned that she'd have to put the bag through security, she circled back to the airport-style luggage scanner. Footage shows the woman emerging from the X-ray machine, hunched over on the conveyor belt before someone helps her off.
In the business of love
Bermuda florists are braced for a Valentines Day last-minute rush, and some have prepared in advance for late orders. Roddy Bird, who has been in the floral business 41 years, said his sales this year "have been wonderful".
Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye
The Portland Tribune reports in the span of a few weeks, Beckley pulled 14 of the tiny worms from her left eye. Thelazia worms are spread by species of flies that look pretty much like your typical house fly.
Trump budget includes steep cuts, rising deficits
In 2019's budget , Mulvaney said the president also wants to get rid of the current pay-raise system for federal employees. At a press conference on February 8 held by several Democrats in the U.S.
A New Hope for Dorset fans of Star Wars
What is not immediately clear is why the height was an issue if the princes were already in stormtrooper uniforms. The hotel will connect to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge , which is set to open in 2019.
Israeli military trial opens for Palestinian girl hero
Her father, Bassem Tamimi, shouted: "Stay strong!" Closed-door proceedings were held for a couple hours before adjourning. She was arrested , and now faces charges of aggravated assault, obstructing the work of soldiers, and incitement.