Tagata Pasifika

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The free little library making a big impact in Mt Roskill

Tuigamala Lei Toetu has started a new chapter in his life. He's set up the 'Book Stop', a free little library to inspire a love of reading and forge community connections.The Book Stop is open 24/7, providing access to free books in areas where resources are scarce. At the same time, Tuigamala transforms old fridges destined for landfill by repurposing them for the little library.

Tagata Pasifika Community Notices 24 May 2012

Tagata Pasifika Community Notices 24 May 2012

Sene Naoupu shares a toast with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Samoan rugby player Sene Naoupu is “still processing” her experience after serving the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge their first pints of Guinness in Ireland this week. The royal couple ended the first day of their Royal Tour of Ireland on Tuesday by sharing a toast with the Ireland women’s rugby union star at the […]

Pacific teachers and businesses respond to the coronavirus

Rowandale School in Manurewa is preparing students and their families for online learning in case schools shut down nationwide, and Tipene Funerals is making drastic changes that will affect the business financially.

Pacific Reggae Stars

It’s a music style we’ve borrowed from Jamaicans and made our own. John Pulu talk to Fiji, J Boog and Spawnbreezie about the resurgence of Pacific reggae.

Covid-19: Niuean community message

Mr Fa'ama Viliamu gives a message of support to the Niue community during New Zealand's Covid-19 lockdown.

Book Review – Telesa and The Navigator series

Two inspiring Samoan writers targeting the Pasifika audience, one with tales of folk law and the other of helping to teach our young Pacific children with picture books they can relate too. Soana K-Aholelei went to check it out.