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TP+ Pleasuredome

Our reporter Johnson Raela caught up with Moses Mackay and Jane Strickland on the set of Pleasuredome The Musical which transports audiences back in time to 1980’s New York.

Leki Jackson-Bourke wins Emerging Pasifika Writer in Residence Award 2019

Pacific playwright Leki Jackson-Bourke has been awarded Victoria University’s inaugural Emerging Pasifika Writer in Residence Award for 2019.

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.

VPMA16 Finalists: Tomorrow People

The Vodafone Pacific Music Awards are on Thursday 9 June 2016. Tomorrow People have been nominated for two awards at the VPMA16. Soana K-Aholelei with the story…

Behind the scenes of Samoa’s first ever feature film, The Orator (O Le Tulafale)

O le Tulafale (The Orator), directed by Tusi Tamasese, is the title of the first ever Samoan feature film.  The Orator premiered at the prestigious Venice International Film Festival last month and opened in NZ cinemas last week.

Pacific Music awards finds sponsor

It’s three weeks out from the Pacific Music awards and a sponsor has come to the rescue. Pasifika proud is a family and community service that’s a perfect fit for the event.

Tribute performance to HM Queen Sālote Tupou III – PMA19

Special tribute honouring Her Majesty Queen Sālote Tupou III by Rewaken, John Pulu, Tongan Creatives and Lomipeau Aotearoa

Adeaze’s new album dedicated to their mother

Just in time for Mother’s Day is a new single and album from Adeaze, dedicated to their late mother.