Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television
since 1987

Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television
since 1987


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Modern Healthcare, not the only answer to cures for Pacific…

Grace FiavaaiMay 15, 2024
A Fijian professor believes that neglecting the spiritual beliefs, superstitions, and ‘curses’ of Pacific Islanders in healthcare is re-colonization. 

New book “Manuali’i” by Rex Letoa Paget explores ancestry, identity,…

Kendall VanoMay 8, 2024
Rex Letoa Paget, invites readers on a captivating journey of self-discovery, ancestry, and love in his new poetry collection, Manuali'i. 

Samoan physician elected vice dean of Australian and New Zealand…

Grace FiavaaiMay 8, 2024
Auckland-based specialist pain medicine physician Fuimaono Dr Leinani Aiono-Le-Tagaloa has been elected vice dean of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists’ (ANZCA) Faculty of Pain Medicine.

Hundreds of proposed cuts for Pasifika early childhood and primary…

Gladys HartsonApr 23, 2024
More than 290 Pasifika early childhood and primary educators meeting in Auckland this week have urged the Government to re-consider proposed cuts to Pasifika staff and programmes at the Ministry of Education and within the wider public service.

Resilience, sacrifice and perseverance behind nursing degree success

Gladys HartsonMar 29, 2024
As the saying goes…behind every man is a good woman! In the case of Betsy Ramalasou, she would say, behind a good woman is a good man, as she credits her husband Paul for his unwavering support and encouragement on her way to completing her nursing degree and becoming a registered nurse. 


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