Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

TP+ Jacinda Ardern in Tonga

Continuing her Pacific Mission, Jacinda Ardern visited a primary school in Tonga and announced more aid support in the wake of cyclone Gita.

Kiwi-Fijian Wrestler Ana Moceyawa

While many athletes take a lifetime to qualify for the Commonwealth Games, for half-Fijian Ana Moceyawa, it only took three years. The judoka-turned-wrestler will be heading to the games next month with a seven-strong Kiwi wrestling team in search of a podium finish.

The Wizard of Otahuhu

The Wizard of Oz has been given a South Auckland flavour in ‘The Wizard of Ōtāhuhu’, a hilarious new show on at Mangere Arts Centre.

Community celebrates first Rotuman Language Week

It’s been a big week for one of our smallest communities, with Rotumans celebrating their language and culture across the country.

Pacific pair taking opera to schools

Opera isn’t something you’d normally take your kids to see. But for some lucky kids, opera is coming to them. Alistar Kata met two Pasifika singers touring the country as part of the NZ Opera in Schools programme.

Holy Family School’s girl power version of “Girls Like You”

Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" music video features some inspirational women from all walks of life. Now some of the inspirational girls at Holy Family School in Porirua, New Zealand decided to make their own version! Check out their awesome music video below. #Girlpower

Opposition to Manukau Ward split

A proposed split to Manukau Ward in South Auckland has received strong opposition from local board members.

TP+ Young Tokelauan duo sing Heke Heke Malie

Mālō ni! 15-year-old Masterton singer/songwriter Jerome Lopa sings beautiful Tokelauan song Heke Heke Malie with his sister Lynnal, dedicated to their cousin.Catch Jerome's story on Tagata Pasifika this Saturday, 9.30am on TVNZ 1.