In 2017 Māori journalist Renee Kahukura Iosefa and her Samoan husband, Walker Iosefa, made the decision to move to Samoa to provide an opportunity for their three children to learn their Samoan language and cultural heritage. Now, three years on, they've made the decision to return to Aotearoa. The Iosefa family share their journey of discovery by celebrating the importance of living the language.
Poet Grace Iwashita-Taylor / Mama G extends her love letter to South Auckland - part of the Mana Pasifika Project aimed at helping our Pasifika communities deal with the mental impact of Covid-19."As children of the Moana, wellness is collective"Poem by Grace Iwashita-Taylor Sound by Brandon Haru Visual by Canaan EneThanks to Mapu Maia and Vaka Tautua Funded by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA)
Talofa lava. New Zealand is now at COVID-19 Alert Level 4.Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, MP for Mangere shares with us what "Alert Level 4" means for us. Dr Alainuanua Tupai shares the Samoan translation - translation begins at 2.35mins.Nofo i le fale - Fa'afetai lava.
"As far as I'm concerned, I'm a patriot of the Hawaiian nation. The Hawaiian nation burns in our hearts."
Rev Nio Mare gives a message of support to the Cook Islands community during New Zealand's Covid-19 lockdown.
Malo e lelei. New Zealand is now at COVID-19 Alert Level 4.Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, MP for Mangere shares what "Alert Level 4" means for us. Keleni Tupou-Mafileo translates in Tongan at 2.37mins.Nofo ma'u 'i 'api - Malo 'aupito 💛
Bula Vinaka. Watch Fijian key messages on NZ's COVID-19 - ALERT LEVEL 4 from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, MP for Mangere shares what "Alert Level 4" means for us. Dr Api Talemaitoga translates in Fijian at 2.37mins.Tiko e vale - Vinaka vakalevu 💛
Meet Le Va Pacific Emerging Leadership Award Winner 2019 Brianna Fruean, Samoan activist and environmental advocate. #SunPixAwards2019Tagata Pasifika Awards Special: Saturday 16 November, 9.30am on TVNZ 1.
275 Times was set up six years ago as a community media project focused on "celebrating Māngere by sharing its stories". During the nationwide lockdown this year, the community media outlet kept Māngere locals informed.