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PMA19: Tomorrow People win Best Pacific Album

Tomorrow People win their fourth award of the night for Best Pacific Album at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19

PMA19: Kings Best Pacific Male Artist Speech

Kings wins Best Pacific Male Artist at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards #PMA19

PMA19: Razé Best Pacific Female Artist Speech

Razé wins Best Pacific Female Artist at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards #PMA19

PMA19: Kings wins Best Song

King's speech for APRA Best Song at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19

PMA19: Tomorrow People win People’s Choice Award

Tomorrow People take out the People's Choice Award at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards! #PMA19

PMA19: Tomorrow People win Best Pacific Group

Tomorrow People win PMN Best Pacific Group at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19

PMA19: Punialava’a Best Language Award Speech

Punialava'a's speech for the SunPix Best Pacific Language Award at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19

PMA19: SWIDT Best Hip Hop Artist Speech

SWIDT's speech for Best Hip Hop Artist at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. "Some people can't believe in themselves until someone else believes in them." #PMA19

PMA19: Tomorrow People Best Roots/Reggae Speech

Tomorrow People won their first of four awards at the recent Pacific Music Awards for Best Roots/Reggae Artist. Here's their speech. #PMA19

PMA19: Razé wins her first Pacific Music Award for Best Pacific Soul/RnB Artist

Razé wins her first Pacific Music Award for the newly created Best Pacific Soul/RnB Artist category. #PMA19

PMA19: Tongan Princess accepts Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of late Tongan Queen

Tonga’s Princess 'Ofeina 'e he Langi Fakafānua accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the late Queen Sālote Tupou lll at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19

Pacific ‘Leeches’ comment inspires headline act at Pacific Dance Festival

Infamous comments about the Pacific Islands made by New Zealand radio host Heather du Plessis-Allan is the inspiration behind the headline act at this month’s Pacific Dance Festival in Auckland. Leeches, directed by Otara artist and choreographer Aloalii Tapu explores the Pasifika experience of living in New Zealand. “I wanted it to be more of […]