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‘Connect Pasifika’ helping those with mental disabilities

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‘For My Father’s Kingdom’ to tour USA

Capturing audiences’ hearts last year in Aotearoa New Zealand, the award-winning Pacific documentary feature film ‘For My Father’s Kingdom’ will move hearts and minds once again, this time in the USA. The USA tour has been a long-time coming for Tongan filmmaker Vea Mafile’o, and Pacific Cooperation Foundation will be lending its support by enabling […]

‘Ikale Tahi Build to RWC 2015

Last weekend’s Pacific Barbarians game is part of the fundraising and team build up to next year’s Rugby World Cup. Their development and build up is hampered somewhat by the lack of tough games, even tests against Tier 1 nations. They hope to have more games between now and RWC 2015

‘Mau and the Visitor’ play, runs for a second season

‘Mau and the Visitor’ play, runs for a second season Playwright Pulotu Canada McCarthy has assembled an 11-strong cast for the second season of his play “Mau and the Visitor.” The show depicts one of Samoa’s darkest days in history, the killing of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III.

“Elevated” supporting the Pasifika Communmity

“Elevated” was a Family Park Jam hosted by King Kapisi and supported by Pasifika NGO Le Va with the aim of putting the unity back into community and an underlying theme around suicide prevention.

“Real Housewives” casts first Polynesian housewife

American network Bravo has cast the first Polynesian housewife in its hugely popular “Real Housewives” franchise. The upcoming “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” series will star Jen Shah, of Tongan and Hawaiian heritage. In the trailer, we learn that she grew up Mormon in Salt Lake City, but has now converted to Islam. Shah […]

“Ki Te Marama” Community day at Wesley Primary

Highlights from the recent “Ki Te Marama” Community day at Wesley Primary School in Auckland.

#Talanoa – Diabetes Action Month

This week we #Talanoa about Diabetes Action Month in NZ, and we find out how our people are living with this disease.