By Alice Lolohea Edited by Karl Chitham, Kolokesa U Māhina-Tuai and Damien Skinner, Crafting Aotearoa is perhaps one of the richest resources of New Zealand’s craft history, told through the lens of making. A mixture of indigenous practices, art pieces, artefacts and household objects, the book shares the knowledge, skill and work of artists […]
Cook Islands dance is well known for it’s energetic rhythms, swaying hips and shakey legs! One Cook Islander is turning her passion for her culture into a healthy obsession.
‘Mau and the Visitor’ play, runs for a second season Playwright Pulotu Canada McCarthy has assembled an 11-strong cast for the second season of his play “Mau and the Visitor.” The show depicts one of Samoa’s darkest days in history, the killing of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III.
Outrage from the Fiji Community after an American businessman trademarks the work "Bula".
“Elevated” was a Family Park Jam hosted by King Kapisi and supported by Pasifika NGO Le Va with the aim of putting the unity back into community and an underlying theme around suicide prevention.
Ōtara community performing the Samoan Siva Tau and mighty Haka for the people of Christchurch
The Pacific Aotearoa Summit was held this month, capturing a collective new vision for Pacific peoples in Aotearoa. Here's a #throwback two decades ago to the last event of this kind - the Pacific Vision Conference of 1999.Story on this year's summit this Saturday. Tagata Pasifika, 9.30am on TVNZ 1.
Pacific Education Centre (PEC) is welcoming $20mil over four years announced in this year’s Budget for the retention of Pacific languages in New Zealand. PEC is the only NZQA Private Training Establishment in New Zealand who deliver free Pacific language courses in Auckland. Director Tuiloma Gayle Lafaiali’i says “With over 62% of Pasifika peoples now […]
Media Release Le Va, a Pacific not-for-profit organisation whose work spans mental health, suicide prevention, addictions, violence prevention and cultural competency, is urging caregivers to check in on their young people and to equip themselves with the skills to spot warning signs of mental distress. Today Netflix will release 13 Reasons Why – a controversial […]