Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards Nominations Now Open

The 2016 SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards nominations are now open until September 16. Nominate your Pacific Stars by email to [email protected]

Tagata Pasifika – Pacific News

Pacific Trust Canterbury closes; New judge Soana Moala sworn in; Retiring Auckland City Councillor Arthur Anae; Ancient Tongan songs on show at Te Oro Centre in Glen Innes; Check out the weekly roundup of Pacific News Presented by Indira Stewart

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Pasifika Rise Mentor Programme EP 40 2016

The old proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” is largely true for a group of 40 Pasifika boys from Tauranga Boys College. Johnson Raela has more…

2016 SunPix Awards Pacific Health And Wellbeing winners

Congratulations to Pacific Media Network ‘Pacific Health and Wellbeing Award’ winners: Tevita Funaki and Matafanua Hilda Fa’asalele

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Dwayne Johnson Singing at Moana World Premiere

Tagata Pasifika reporter Johnson Raela was at the MOANA World Premiere. Watch Dwayne Johnson & Lin-Manuel Miranda singing”You’re Welcome” At

TAGATA PASIFIKA – Pacific News 18 March 2017

NZ First ask for inquiry into family violence campaign; Tongan preschool in Onehunga to move; Mangere bikes stolen; The annual Pasifika festival returns next week; D65 Fitness looking for a permanent South Auckland facility; Here’s this week’s round-up of #PacificNews brought to you by Seinafolava Sanele Chadwick

Tagata Pasifika: ANZAC Arras Ceremony of Remembrance

A remembrance ceremony was held in the town of Arras in France recently, to acknowledge the contribution of the NZ Tunnelling Company in WW1.


La Coco has been a backup vocalist for many of our Pacific artists; but now it’s her turn to share some of her own stories. Soana K-Aholelei reports.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Manurewa Methodist Parish Help Homeless

Reverend Vaitu’ulala Ngahe is on a mission to feed the homeless. For the last three years, he’s opened up his church hall to welcome those living on the streets of Manurewa. John Pulu reports…