Tongan community band together in Griffith to support loved ones in wake of volcanic eruption

Elizabeth Gracie
By Elizabeth Gracie
Updated January 20 2022 - 6:18am, first published January 18 2022 - 4:00am
TOUGH TIMES: Reverand Iki Katoanga (left) pictured in a 2019 trip to Tonga alongside President of the Church of Tonga Reverend Dr Tu'ipulotu Katoanga, a very important and well respected member of the Tongan community across the globe. His wellbeing is currently unknown. PHOTO: Supplied

A rare eruption from an underwater volcano in the waters surrounding Tonga has left concerned family and friends in Griffith in the lurch.

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Elizabeth Gracie

Journalist at The Area News in Griffith and The Irrigator in Leeton, NSW. Lover of a good yarn, strong coffee and great wine. Let's chat: lizzie.gracie@austcommunitymedia.com.au