Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Talanoa with Ruth Uo and Peter Williams from the Village Collective

Ruth Uo and Peter Williams from the Village Collective join Marama and Seinafolava on the couch this week to talanoa about young Pacific People and Sexual Health.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Palliative Care

Death and dying are two words many of us don’t like talking about especially when it comes to our loved ones. With the Pacific death rate expected to double over the next two decades, health officials are concerned Pasifika people aren’t accessing the palliative care services. Sandra Kailahi has this story.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Disney Moana World Premiere: Nicole Scherzinger

Tagata Pasifika Reporter Johnson Raela at the Disney Moana World Premiere – interview with Nicole Scherzinger

Tagata Pasifika – Pacific News 11 March 2017

Labour’s Aupito William Sio criticises rise of superannuation; Auckland Police kick off campaign against truancy; John Patolo takes up an internship looking at language revitalisation; Ninth Aotearoa Aito waka ama race; Here’s this week’s round-up of #PacificNews brought to you by Seinafolava Sanele Chadwick *Follow Tagata Pasifika on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Resonate went viral on the net with their Moana music mash-up. Marama spends some time with them to talk about their work with ICAN58, their faith and the inspiration behind this musical family.

TAGATA PASIFIKA – Shortland Street 25 year Anniversary

Tagata Pasifika went behind the scenes for the Shortland Street 25 year Anniversary – we chat to Pua Magasiva and Oscar Kightley.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Samoan Survivor Sala Tiatia

Otara born Samoan ‘Survivor NZ’ Matai’a Salatielu Tiatia reflects on his recent Nicaragua adventures with our reporter Soana K-Aholelei

TAGATA PASIFIKA – Pacific News 15 July 2017

WATCH this week’s round-up of #PacificNews brought to you by Marama T-Pole *Video Credit to LTCR Productions for the Miss Samoa NZ footage

Tagata Pasifika:: Elections Talanoa with panel

Richard Pamatatau, Caren Rangi and Rev. Uesifili Unasa join Seinafolava Sanele Chadwick in studio for this week’s Elections Talanoa.