Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

Brisbane barbers cut for Samoa and Australia

A group of Polynesian barbers came together in Brisbane earlier this month to raise funds for families affected by the Samoa measles epidemic and Australian bushfires. The Cutting For Samoa & Australia event took place on Sunday 5 January, bringing together the local community including support from MPs Jim Chalmers and Cameron Dick. Local businesses […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Part 3 of 3

As we gear up for the year 2020, we look back at the year that was in New Zealand and across the Pacific.Director: Anauli Karima Fai'ai #TagataPasifika #YearInReview

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Part 2 of 3

As we gear up for the year 2020, we look back at the year that was in New Zealand and across the Pacific.Director: Anauli Karima Fai'ai #TagataPasifika #YearInReview

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Part 1 of 3

As we gear up for the year 2020, we look back at the year that was in New Zealand and across the Pacific.Director: Anauli Karima Fai'ai #TagataPasifika #YearInReview

Samoa measles epidemic: Death toll at 81

The Ministry of Health confirms a total of 5,612 measles cases have been reported to the Disease Surveillance Team, since the outbreak started. There were 9 recorded in the last 24 hours for Upolu. There were no new cases for Savai’i. There are currently 43 measles cases who are in-patients at all health facilities. Of […]

Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special 2019: Part 3 of 3

John and Marama are joined by our special Christmas panel to discuss everything post-Christmas - what happens after the shopping, presents and kai pola? Plus, ATARAH sings us out with 'This Christmas'.

Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special 2019: Part 2 of 3

John and Marama are joined by our Christmas panel to look at what Christmas means to our Pasifika families, and the importance of its message of goodwill in these times. Plus, ATARAH sing a special version of LE PO PAIA (O Holy Night).

Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special 2019: Part 1 of 3

John and Marama are joined by our special Christmas panel to discuss pre-Christmas ideas and preparations. Plus, music group ATARAH performs 'I Smile' by Kirk Franklin.

TP+: Samoan dance creatives from Auckland and Melbourne team up to raise funds for Samoa

It was a packed house at Mangere Arts Centre as people flocked to support the 'For Samoa' benefit concert. An emotional day for all involved, the teams in Auckland and Melbourne managed to raise upwards of $29,000.