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Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann’s Speech | SunPix Awards 2019

Pasifika Futures Pacific Health and Wellbeing Award Winner Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann's heartfelt speech."Ian, to you and to our family and to our friends and colleagues, this award is for all of us."Fuimaono is a veteran health consultant, a role model for young Pacific people, and the strongest advocate for fa'afafine in New Zealand and the world.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet Top Pacific Medical Student Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet the 2019 ProCare Top Year 5 Pacific Medical Student at the University of Auckland, Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati.

Meet the founder of USO Bike Ride, Chris Te’o | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet Ministry For Pacific Peoples Community Leadership Award Winner Chris Te'o. Chris is the founder of USO Bike Ride, an organisation that uses cycling to raise cancer awareness in the Māori and Pacific communities, and set up the Bikes in Schools Programme for children in Porirua.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet Pacific health legend Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet Pasifika Futures Pacific Health and Wellbeing Award Winner Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann. Fuimaono is a veteran health consultant, a role model for young Pacific people, and the strongest advocate for fa'afafine in New Zealand and the world. #SunPixAwards2019Tagata Pasifika Awards Special: Saturday 16 November, 9.30am on TVNZ 1.

School nurses trained for Measles programme

Press Release by ‘Counties Manukau Health‘ – 30/08/2019 School nurses are being trained to roll out a vaccination programme in schools as part of an opportunistic vaccinations programme in an effort to stem the number of measles cases in the Counties Manukau Health district. “We are training 25 school nurses for a programme covering 34 […]

‘Hula Fit’ blending exercise and Hula in Auckland

Cook Islands dance is well known for it’s energetic rhythms, swaying hips and shakey legs! One Cook Islander is turning her passion for her culture into a healthy obsession.

Measles Outbreak

The number of measles cases in the Auckland area continues to grow with over half of cases in the Counties Manukau area. Many are Pacific people and doctors are urging families to check if they’ve been vaccinated and if not to get their jabs immediately.

TP+ Nesian Bites: Pacific-inspired platters

It all began in her kitchen creating colourful and tasty platters for her son. Now, with the help of The Kitchen Project, food artist and registered caterer Theresa Devoe Mose runs Nesian Bites, a fully fledged catering service offering Pacific-inspired platters, grazing tables and more.

Nora Swann’s Dressed in Confidence

Nora Swann has been running Dressed in Confidence in schools and work spaces for the past four years. DIC is a programme that empowers women to know their self worth and gives them the confidence needed to achieve their goals and live their dream. She recently hosted a fashion show which raised funds for a Dressed in Confidence Wellness Centre to be established in south Auckland in 2020.

Tongan chef Touvai Poloniati

Meet Tongan chef Touvai 'Tee' Poloniati. He's worked in kitchens around the world learning his craft, and also helps younger Pacific Island chefs realise their potential.

TP+ Ep 9: Pacific body image

This week our panel delve into Pacific body image - is there an ideal Pacific body type? Alistar Kata and John Pulu chat to Health & Fitness star Dave ‘Brown Buttabean’ Letele, Auckland Councillor Josephine Bartley and Fashion Designer Beau Takapu.

TP+ BBM World’s Biggest Bootcamp

People turned out in droves to Eden Park last week in attempt to break the record for the biggest bootcamp in the world. Organised by Dave Letele of the Buttabean Motivation (BBM), the morning ended with a new world record for the number of people performing frog squats. But for Dave, the real motivation was to encourage people to come together to move and have fun.