Tagata Pasifika

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since 1987

Appeal for help feeding families left without food, baby formula in Fijian crisis

By Eleisha Foon, Journalist for RNZ Basic humanitarian needs are going unmet in Fiji say charities trying to provide food for Fijians caught up in the country’s health and humanitarian crisis. Thousands of food packs have been distributed across the nation by non-government organisations since the second wave outbreak began in April. But, as the situation […]

Te Maeva Nui NZ 2021: Vaka Puaikura – Ura Pa’u performance

Cook Islands dance group Vaka Puaikura perform their Ura Pa'u at Te Maeva Nui NZ 2021.Watch the Tagata Pasifika Te Maeva Nui 2021 Special this Saturday, 9.30am on TVNZ 1.

Hon Fiame Naomi Mata’afa: Interview with Samoa’s first female prime minister

Fiame Naomi Mata'afa reflects on the turbulent months leading up to her installment as Prime Minister of Samoa.

Pacific people react to the NZ Government’s Dawn Raids apology

The New Zealand Government has formally apologised to Pacific communities for the Dawn Raids of the 1970s. Pacific people from across Aotearoa gathered in and outside the Auckland Town Hall to hear the apology. We spoke to some to hear their thoughts.

New Prime Minister keen to unite Samoans under government

Samoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa is getting down to business.

South Auckland food hub produces delicious kai through relationships and sustainability

The Papatoetoe Food Hub is leading the way in addressing food insecurity and pushing zero waste.