Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television
since 1987

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since 1987

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NZ Music Month to SWIDT Music Month

Neueli MauafuMay 9, 2024
They’re dubbed as the most electrifying rap group in the country, and for this year's NZ Music Month, Onehunga rap group SWIDT are sparking things up yet again . 

Local Artists Take Over Kingsland Train Station for “Take It…

Kendall VanoMay 3, 2024
Kingsland's Royal Plaza Train Station is set to come alive with the sounds of local talent every Saturday in the month of May, thanks to "Take It to the Streets," a free music event organised by Island Base and The Fringe District. 

New art platform Banana Boat Records pays homage to Pacific…

The artist formerly known as Tommy Nee reinvents himself under a new platform and a new stage name.

A journey of faith for the Manurewa High School Samoan…

Neueli MauafuApr 13, 2024


“For my group, every year the purpose is always the same. It’s always about glorifying God first” There is no questioning how much fa’asamoa means for Manurewa High School’s Samoan group as they headed into this year’s ASB…

Hawai’i Merrie Monarch Festival pays tribute to 40 years of…

Gladys HartsonApr 11, 2024
The annual Merrie Monarch Festival held in Hilo Hawai'i has come to an end after a week-long celebration of culture, tradition, language and song.

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