Tagata Pasifika

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New Zealand television

since 1987

Kiwi-Samoan action-comedy Take Home Pay

If you loved Three Wise Cousins and Hibiscus & Ruthless, you're in for a treat. Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa has a new film coming out called TAKE HOME PAY. Soana 'Aholelei sat down with the Samoan writer and director.

Part 1 of 2 Big Boys and Big Girls health program Genetics Gym Manukau

Part 1 of 2 Big Boys and Big Girls health program Genetics Gym Manukau run by Buck Stowers Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 28 April 2011 Tangata Pacifica

Manu Samoa name 2019 World Cup Squad

Chairman of the Samoan Rugby Union, Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, was on hand in Auckland to reveal Manu Samoa’s World Cup Squad after their victory over the New Zealand Heartland XV at Eden Park. During a rather subdued press conference, Tuilaepa managed a few quips towards his fellow staff as the Manu look to deliver […]

Best Pacific Music Album Award 2011 Nesian Mystik

Best Pacific Music Album Award 2011 Nesian Mystik Polynesian Blue Pacific Music Awards Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 2 June 2011

Pacific candidates vying for Porirua and Palmerston North mayoralty

The lower North Island has attracted a strong response from the Pacific community in the local body elections, with three Pacific candidates standing for mayoralty roles - two in Porirua and one in Palmerston North. Soana went to meet the candidates after the top job.

Prime Ministers Pacific Youth Award recipients 2011

Prime Ministers Pacific Youth Award recipients 2011 Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 18 aug 2011 Tangata Pacifica – Pacific Youth – young pacific people were honoured last week at the prime minister’s pacific youth awards in Wellington.The awards, sponsored by local business, were established last year to recognise outstanding pasifika achievers.

Cook Islanders celebrate New Zealand’s first Te Maeva Nui

The Cook Islands community here in New Zealand held its very own Te Maeva Nui cultural festival in Auckland last weekend. Modelled on its very successful namesake in the islands, the event brought together a community hungry to celebrate its Polynesian heritage.