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Soul Session: All in Your Hands by Eric Viliamu & Pat Mose (Gospel Song)

Pat Mose and Su'e Masina of Lifestyle of Worship perform All in Your Hands with Soul Sessions host Sara-Jane. Written by Eric Viliamu and Pat Mose.Soul Sessions is a web series exploring New Zealand's Pacific gospel music scene. New episodes out weekly | Sundays 7pm on tpplus.co.nzWatch Life of Worship's episode here: https://tpplus.co.nz/soul-sessions-season-one/soul-sessions-episode-7-lifestyle-of-worship/

SOUL SESSIONS EPISODE 7: LIFESTYLE OF WORSHIP

Pat Mose and Su’e Masinamua, also known as the 'acoustic gat kings', are industry session musos and part of the New Zealand gospel group Lifestyle of Worship.Watch them perform and speak about their gospel music journey on this week's episode of Soul Sessions with host Sara-Jane.New episodes out weekly | Sundays 7pm on tpplus.co.nz Made with Support from NZ On Air.#SoulSessionsNZ

Manurewa High School’s Tokelau Group reflect on their very first Polyfest

Among the 15 cultural groups representing Manurewa High School at Polyfest was their very first Tokelau Group. Despite having only 10 Tokelauan students out of the 2000 student population, Deputy Principal Rev Pennie Vaione Otto wanted to have the smaller Pasifika ethnic groups represented. Taitu’uga Ed Hendrikse was the assigned teacher for the Tokelau Group. […]

Soul Session: La Coco & The Family sing We Fall Down (Gospel Cover)

Samoan-Māori singer La Coco and The Family sing We Fall Down by Donnie McClurkin with Soul Sessions host Sara-Jane.Soul Sessions is a web series exploring New Zealand's Pacific gospel music scene. New episodes out weekly | Sundays 7pm on tpplus.co.nzWatch La Coco's Soul Sessions episode here: https://tpplus.co.nz/soul-sessions-season-one/soul-sessions-episode-6-la-coco/

Poet Daren Kamali reads Vunimaqo and Me

Poet Daren Kamali transports himself back in time, sharing memories through the eyes of a young teenage boy growing up in the soldiers' barracks in Suva, Fiji.Vunimaqo and Me Mango Tree Collections Dedicated to Ipolito and Emmaline Kamali

SOUL SESSIONS EPISODE 6: LA COCO

La Coco is a Samoan-Māori singer extraordinaire from Māngere, Auckland. Since singing at an early age in church, she's become a renowned session vocalist and award-winning artist - all while gaining a Master's Degree and working towards a Doctorate.La Coco and The Family join host Sara-Jane to talk about their music and sing on this week's episode of Soul Sessions.New episodes out weekly | Sundays 7pm on TP+ tpplus.co.nz Made with Support from NZ On Air.#SoulSessionsNZ

Poet Daren Kamali’s new work Vunimaqo and Me dedicated to his grandparents

Poet, writer and musician Daren Kamali has released a new book of poetry inspired by memories of growing up in Fiji.The third compilation in a series of books, Daren has collated over 40 poems for his new book Vunimaqo and Me, which is a tribute to his grandparents.

From the TSMV Matua to the Orange Ballroom: Exploring Auckland’s Pacific history

As the most culturally diverse city in Aotearoa, Tāmaki Makaurau contains a rich migrant history.Project Curator Pacific Andrea Low explores the city's Pacific history in Auckland Museum's latest exhibition, Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland.