The taekwondo and skiing athlete says his country is far from recovering from the effects of the most powerful volcanic eruption in decades.
The eruption of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano could be seen from space and caused 15m-high tsunami waves that destroyed every home on one island.
The woman, an animal shelter operator, was found dead by her husband after being swept away.
The lead archaeologists behind the discovery says the tools would have been "a lot more painful."
And what the conflict between traditional monarchists and reformers means for kingdom’s future.
Watch VICE New Zealand's latest documentary, 'Deportees of Tonga: Gangsters in Paradise.'
We talked to criminal deportees who have little support to prevent them from reverting to a life of crime.
The island has just one submarine cable that provides internet access for the entire island.