Tagata Pasifika

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Part 3 of 3

As we gear up for the year 2020, we look back at the year that was in New Zealand and across the Pacific.Director: Anauli Karima Fai'ai #TagataPasifika #YearInReview

Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special 2019: Part 3 of 3

John and Marama are joined by our special Christmas panel to discuss everything post-Christmas - what happens after the shopping, presents and kai pola? Plus, ATARAH sings us out with 'This Christmas'.

Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special 2019: Part 2 of 3

John and Marama are joined by our Christmas panel to look at what Christmas means to our Pasifika families, and the importance of its message of goodwill in these times. Plus, ATARAH sing a special version of LE PO PAIA (O Holy Night).

Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special 2019: Part 1 of 3

John and Marama are joined by our special Christmas panel to discuss pre-Christmas ideas and preparations. Plus, music group ATARAH performs 'I Smile' by Kirk Franklin.

New music: Smile – MAL

New Zealand based music artist MAL proudly presents ‘Smile’, the acoustic soul single off his self-titled album  –   “MAL #musicandlife” ‘Smile’ illustrates the love of music and the love of people. It speaks about happiness and love between people.  The single features one of MAL’s finest vocal and acoustic guitar performances ever captured. A well structured […]

The Boy Who Cried Woman – Disciple Pati

Disciple Pati is an alternative RnB artist hailing from the dirty south. Her debut single, The Boy Who Cried Woman, is an ominous track which pairs a hard trap beat with a flowing RnB melody and vocals. The song was written as the last track on the 5 song EP Fraud – to be released […]

Pacific Island Food Revolution makes its NZ television debut this weekend

Hoping to bring authentic Pasifika cuisine to the small screen and away from white rice and noodles, Kiwi Chef Robert Oliver has created Pacific Island Food Revolution, a brand new reality cooking show filmed in the Pacific. The show launches on TVNZ1, Saturday December 21st, straight after Tagata Pasifika.

Samoan vegan sisters fight for animal rights

Samoan sisters Avalua and Leona are vegans. They've become vegan for the animals, and they're putting themselves on the frontline to help lead the animal rights movement in Auckland. Taylor Aumua has this story.

Benefit concert brings Auckland’s Pacific community together to raise funds for Samoa

The sold out Samoa Mo Samoa concert brought together Pacific musicians, dancers and other artists to raise funds and show solidarity with those who have been affected by the measles outbreak in Samoa.