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Dwayne Johnson Wins MTV 2019 Generation Award

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson won the 2019 Generation Award at the MTV Awards this year. “I’m proudly half black and half Samoan, and I wanted to bring those cultures up here for the world to see.” Check out his epic entrance and speech below!

Watch the trailer for upcoming Kiwi film HERBS: Songs of Freedom

The trailer for local film HERBS: Songs of Freedom has been released today casting a loving and admiring eye on iconic Kiwi band Herbs. The film will receive its world premiere at the New Zealand International Film Festival at The Civic in Auckland on August 3rd ahead of a nationwide general release on August 15th. Directed by Tearepa Kahi (Poi E: […]

Niuean-Māori artist using art to explore contemporary Pacific culture

Pacific artists returned to Niue this April for the island's popular annual Art's Festival. Among this year's special guests was Gisborne-based artist Lina Marsh who is using traditional and modern arts and craft to explore contemporary Pacific culture including harmful aspects she says have been introduced and naturalised.

Poetik drops new music video TONIGHT ft. Swiss

Poetik has released a new music video ‘TONIGHT’ featuring Swiss. The video has some well-known Pacific creatives attached – directed by Oscar Kightley, produced by SWIDT’s Smokey Got Beatz and featuring Hibiscus & Ruthless star Suivai Autagavaia. Check it out below!

Toa Samoa fan day in Sydney

Toa Samoa fans in Sydney are expected to welcome their national team in blue at the New Era Stadium, Cabramatta on Tuesday 18th June 2019 ahead of their clash against the PNG Kumuls at Leichardt Oval on Saturday 22nd June. The Toa Samoa Fan Day this year will recreate a Samoan village setting for the […]

Mate Ma’a Tonga to meet supporters at Auckland fan day

The Mate Ma’a Tonga team are inviting their fans to attend the Auckland fan day (full details below) on Monday 17 June at Mt Smart Stadium for a chance to meet the team ahead of the Oceania Cup Test against the Kiwis on 22 June. With the non-Auckland based members of the Mate Ma’a Tonga […]

PMA19: Best International Pacific Artist Jaro Local’s speech

Jaro Local's speech for Best International Pacific Artist at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA2019 #SolomonIslands

PMA19: Kings wins Streaming Award

Kings wins the NZ On Air Streaming Award at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards for his 2015 chart-topping track 'Don't Worry Bout It'.

PMA19: General Fiyah Radio Airplay Award Speech

General Fiyah gives his speech with his uncle Charlie Pomee after taking out the NZ On Air Radio Airplay Award for Here To Stay ft Three Houses Down.

PMA19: Villette Best Pacific Music Video Speech

Villette wins the NZ On Air Best Pacific Music Video Award for her virtual reality video 'Money' - directed by Parker Howell, Baron VR. #PMA19

PMA19: Kings & 10A Best Producer Speech

#Watch Kings and 10A's speech for Best Producer at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19

PMA19: MELODOWNZ Most Promising Artist Speech

MELODOWNZ's speech for Most Promising Pacific Artist at the 2019 Pacific Music Awards. #PMA19