Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

Finance Minister meets Pacific leaders

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the Government is serious about improving the well-being of Pacific people.

Amanaki STEM Academy

Pasifika students in the Manawatu are benefiting from Amanaki Stem Academy aiming to increase Pasifika achievement in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Pacific Wave Forum 2018

Private sector and government representatives from around the Pacific met in Auckland this week for the Pacific Wave Forum.

Crying Men dance work explores Pacific masculinity

A new dance work exploring Pacific masculinity will premier in Auckland next week. Titled ‘Crying Men’, the show is performed by leading pasifika dance company Black Grace, and features the return to the stage of company founder and artistic director Neil Ieremia. John Pulu got a sneak peak at their rehearsals.

Newly released “TATAU” book

A new book was released this week, documenting the history of Samoan Tatau. Authors Sebastien Galliot & Sean Mallon held a seminar earlier in the week.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Northland Pasifika Festival 2009

Northland Pasifika Festival 2009 featured on Tagata Pasifika 14 May

NZ helping Tokelau fight climate change

During his official visit to Tokelau, Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi announced New Zealand was building a new weather station to help the small Pacific nation fight the effects of climate change.

Obit to Papa Ron Jun 2009 Tagata Pasifika TVNZ

Obit to Papa Ron Jun 2009 Tagata Pasifika TVNZ