1 May 2019

Tonga's Pohiva to have operation at Auckland hospital

10:56 am on 1 May 2019

Tonga's Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva, is returning to New Zealand for more medical treatment.

Tonga Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva

Tonga Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva Photo: RNZ Pacific / Koro Vaka'uta

Mr Pohiva is to arrive in Auckland this weekend and next Wednesday he'll undergo a medical procedure at the Mercy Hospital for a liver complication.

Mr Pohiva had tests in Auckland in early April.

He has made a number of trips to Auckland over the past two years for medical care.