Tongan brothers

Tongan brothers in Auckland band together to clean up the community

Tagata Pasifika reports George Tui’pulotu and his two siblings run Building Brothers Construction and together they’ve offered up their weekends to provide labour to clear out affected homes.

“For those who do not have insurance we are offering free labour on the weekend, personally,” George says.

“However, if you do have insurance, don’t count us out to repair or restore your affected households.

“One of our core values is being of service to the public especially in times of need and lending a hand to people where we can,” he says.

Tongan brothers killed in US car crash

Atonio Makalio Taliauli, 25, and Deonzeo Talia’uli, 26, were passengers in a moving vehicle involved in the accident.

Reports revealed that a vehicle lost control for still unknown reasons.

Then, it crashed in Sacramento’s Ben Ali neighbourhood.

Sacramento media have yet to update their initial reports which said one person died at the scene.

A relative of the deceased told Kaniva News one brother was pronounced dead at the scene and the other later died in hospital.

Tongan brothers gunned down in the US laid to rest

The burial services for Suitileilani, 21 and Manasi Atiai Mēsui, 26, were held at Sunset View Cemetery in El Cerrito Friday Kaniva News reports.

Auhorities previously said the men apparently got into some kind of confrontation with some other men and were shot on September 27. They were pronounced dead at the scene, East Bay Times reported.

Police have yet to update their media statements after they said the suspects fled on foot before police arrived on the scene.

Police are trying to determine what the confrontation was about, the paper reported.

Brothers sent home to Tonga after serving sentence for murder of Australian policeman

Motekiai Taufahema was sent to the kingdom yesterday and his brother John will be sent later.

The two brothers were both on parole for a brutal bashing when stopped by McEnallay with four stolen guns in Hillsdale in 2002.