The New Zealand Government has formally apologised to Pacific communities for the Dawn Raids of the 1970s. Pacific people from across Aotearoa gathered in and outside the Auckland Town Hall to hear the apology. We spoke to some to hear their thoughts.
The Papatoetoe Food Hub is leading the way in addressing food insecurity and pushing zero waste.
Part of Te Maeva Nui, the Tu Rangatira Awards celebrated Cook Islander achievements.
Uelese Vavae is an Auckland mural artist who aspires to bring hope to his community.
By Andrew McRae, RNZ A man who was denied his true ethnicity for 30 years says he struggled mentally after finally finding out the truth. David Crichton has told the inquiry into abuse in care that after being brought up as Māori, at the age of 30, he found out he was Samoan. He spent most […]
By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific A Samoan survivor has come forward to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry to share her experience of the abuse she suffered in psychiatric care and to highlight areas of concern. In August 1992, Rachael Umaga from Wellington left a violent relationship and sought a protection order against […]
Sucker punch, coward’s punch or king hit is a vicious attack made without warning or while the victim is distracted, giving them no time to defend themselves. This type of assault has led to lifelong effects of brain injury and even death. John Pulu spoke to a Niuean man who is a victim of this kind of attack. His family are sharing their experience to raise awareness about this crime.
Virtuoso Strings team up with Jonathan Lemalu to perform at Parliament for the first time.
Kelston Boys' High honour old boy and rugby legend Va’aiga Tuigamala.