Voice of Tonga

2019 Program Main Hosts (rotational)

Pelu Veikoso, Richard Niu, Mele Ngauamo, Sulieni Layt, Silia Laukau, Leonie Tu’itahi, and William Mahanga

2019 Regular Program Co-Hosts

First Friday – Tekemapa Takai

Second Friday – to be advised

Third Friday – Limapo Hopoate

Fourth Friday – Rev. Tonga Matenoa

Program Information

1st Friday

Taufatungamotu’a ‘o Tonga (Tongan Culture)

This program is a fresh focus on the foundation and influences of the Tongan culture in modern era from Tonga to right around the globe.  It will explore and explain genres that are sacred and deemed applicable nowadays to Australian Tongans as well as reflecting on aspects that are readapted in contemporary society.

2nd Friday

Huelo masani ‘o Kuinisilani (Radiant sunbeam of Queensland)

This program highlights women’s achievements and roles in our Australian society.  It’ll aim to encourage appropriate career paths for women and to build a supportive network with one another.  This will advocate for women’s rights, healthcare access and promoting their safety and quality of life. 

3rd Friday

Mafoa ‘a e ata (Break of dawn)

This program aims to inform listeners about community projects and activities pertaining to Pacific Islanders in Queensland.  It’ll cover government grants and support for local charities and organisations, as well as promoting social events, sporting tournament suitable for the whole family to attend and participate in.

4th Friday

Langimalie (Perfect Azure sky)

This program aims to highlight the various church communities and their charity works in Brisbane.  They certainly provide such invaluable services to Australian Tongan families who are in-need (mentally, physically and spiritually) as well as helping the newly arrived to get settled in our sunshine state.

5th Friday

Fetu’ufuka (Elusive comet)

As the name suggests, this program is not on every month however it will focus on Tongan composers, songwriters, traditional and modern bands.  Listeners may request songs, give shout out and dedications to love ones, as well as announcing special celebratory and social public events.

Previous Programs


31 Jul 2020, 6am

31 Jul 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

24 Jul 2020, 6am

24 Jul 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

17 Jul 2020, 6am

17 Jul 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

10 Jul 2020, 6am

10 Jul 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

3 Jul 2020, 6am

3 Jul 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

26 Jun 2020, 6am

26 Jun 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

19 Jun 2020, 6am

19 Jun 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

12 Jun 2020, 6am

12 Jun 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming

5 Jun 2020, 6am

5 Jun 2020, 6am Voice of Tonga Fri A rotating roster of Tongan programming