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Pasifika Youth Vax Festival to launch in Cannons Creek, Porirua

Porirua will hold its first ‘Pasifika Youth Vax Festival’ vaccination day this Saturday 16 October in a drive to get more Pacific young people vaccinated. The event is organised by Capital & Coast DHB and Hutt Valley DHB in close collaboration with Porirua’s Pasifika youth and Ora Toa Health. Around 74% of the region’s eligible […]

Boosted X Moana: The crowdfunding campaign for Pacific creatives

Boosted X Moana is back for another year. The crowdfunding campaign has seen many Pasifika creatives launch their projects through the help of public donations. Last year’s campaign champion Jonathan Lemalu felt “a really cool vibe about being involved, because how cool is it that this Boosted X Moana is just for Pasifika people?” he […]

New Zealand tag football recognised by Sport NZ

New Zealand Tag Football has been officially recognised by Sport New Zealand. Since the summer of 1993, the game has become one of the most popular non-contact field sports in New Zealand with former and current professional athletes such as Reuben Wiki, Wairangi Kopu and Georgia Hale playing in regional competitions throughout its existence. NZ […]