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Tongan Protest over the sale of Atalanga Royal residence in Auckland

Tongan Protest over the sale of Atalanga Royal residence in Auckland Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 14 Oct 2010 Pacifica Pasifica Tangata.mpg

Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards 2012

Outstanding achievements of Pacific youth have been recognised. This year five young people were honoured at a ceremony in Wellington. Susana Talagi Guttenbeil went to meet them.

CEO of the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs says goodbye.

The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs is leaving the role after five years at the helm. Dr Colin Tukuitonga talks about how he feels about leaving the job and the struggles to push a Pacific perspective to other Ministries and Government departments. He shares his vision for Pacific New Zealanders and […]

Retaining the Cook Islands Language

Our reporter Johnson Raela found out that behind all the delicious food and dancing, there is a worrying issue around the Cook Islands language.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Cook Island’s hopeful for a place in 2015 RWC

Cook Islands Rugby team have their best chance to get into RWC 2015. Their pathway is via winning the Oceania Cup followed by a faceoff with Fiji.

Pacific News: Tongan Youth Awards 2018

The annual Tongan Youth Awards were held in Auckland last week, acknowledging outstanding young people in education, business, sport, community affairs and the arts. #PacificNews

2018 Pasifika Festival LIVE: Tongan Women’s Rugby Union

John Pulu chats with Caroline Matamua from Auckland Tongan Women's Rugby Union about the Tongan Ministry of Education's recent announcement that female students are not allowed to play rugby or take part in boxing.

Avondale Business Association leadership dispute continues

The Avondale Business Association’s dispute over leadership continues after its local board ruled this week to withhold funds from the group.