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Pacific recipients honoured at Investitures Ceremonies this week

5 more people from our Pacific communities have been honoured at Investitures ceremonies in Auckland this week.

Gabrielle Fa’amausili – The Young Swimming Sensation

Currently world junior and NZ open champion, 14 year old Gabrielle Fa’amausili is being hailed as a future star in New Zealand swimming.

Samoan plays Simba in Sydney season of Disney’s Lion King

From the streets of South Auckland to the centre stage in Sydney, Nick Afoa is flying the Samon flag as he treads the boards as Simba in Disney’s lastest production of the Lion King.

Auckland Council’s water safety programme A=K Splash launches in Mangere

With summer just around the corner, it’s time for Pacific communities to get water smart. Auckland’s launching an event called A=K Splash, which gives a more hands-on approach to learning about water safety.

‘Connect Pasifika’ helping those with mental disabilities

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Pacific leaders forum – part2

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Fia Wilson’s 97kg loss

Samoan woman Fia Wilson once tipped the scales at 176kgs but a decision to change her life and take up exercise and watch what she eats saw this South Auckland woman lose 97 kgs.

Pacific Athlete glides her way into the ice rink

Ice hockey’s a sport that doesn’t feature many Pacific Players but for more than 5 years, it’s been the passion of young Krystyne Penitani in Christchurch. Not bad for the young 18 year old who had to learn how to skate before she learnt how to play the sport?