Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television
since 1987

Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television
since 1987

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Modern Healthcare, not the only answer to cures for Pacific…

Grace FiavaaiMay 15, 2024
A Fijian professor believes that neglecting the spiritual beliefs, superstitions, and ‘curses’ of Pacific Islanders in healthcare is re-colonization. 

“I wanted to help in how I could” – Dame…

John PuluApr 27, 2024

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpK2hnnN0NY

Former Olympian lends a helping hand to Tongan boy with diabetes. Sione Tangifua is the only one his age living with type one diabetes in Tonga and he’s not letting the condition hold him down.   “I enjoy going…

Samoan family embracing Autism Acceptance Awareness Month 

Soana AholeleiApr 6, 2024

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtwPk6cKhgY

The first day of April 2024 marked the first day of Autism Acceptance Month and the theme for the United Nations Global Autism Acceptance Day is ‘From Surviving to Thriving!’ And that’s exactly what the Filemoni family in…

Pasifika communities in Otago and Southland encouraged to get flu…

Gladys HartsonApr 5, 2024
The Primary health network for Otago and Southland aims to fill the gap for Pasifika and Māori aged 55-64 to get a free flu vaccine

Pasifika and Māori community focus of up-coming blood drive

Hanalei FoliakiApr 3, 2024
New Zealand entertainer Pio Terei and his wife Deb are the founders of a charitable trust called ‘Trust Teina’, a charity started in loving memory of their beloved son Teina Terei who tragically lost his battle with Leukaemia at the age of 17.

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