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NZ teams at the Kabaddi World Cup

The inaugural indoor Kabaddi World Cup is underway in Malaysia featuring 56 teams from all over the world including two from New Zealand. New Zealand Women's team have already made a name for themselves internationally, but this is the first time we've sent a Men's squad. Karima caught up with them before they left.

Pacific News – 4 June 2016

Alfred Cowley urges the government to vote for Sunday bakery trading, first Tongan Judge Mina Wharepouri, new Cook Islands Health Clinic opens in South Auckland, MIT celebrates opening of new Pasifika Centre, Seuili Terri Leo- Mau’u and advanced screening for 1926 silent film Moana (based on the village life of Safune) in Samoa.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Pacific News 29 April 2017

Le Va cautions viewers on tv series 13 Reasons; Niue government talks with airline to secure air service; Cook Islands and Niuean communities hold ANZAC day commemorations this week; Victor Rodgers launches new book; Dame Valerie Adams; Joseph Parker; Check out this week’s round-up of Pacific News brought to you by Seinafolava Sanele Chadwick

Pacific News – 16 July 2016

Gabriel Makhlouf (CEO Treasury), Su’a Kevin Thomsen (Pacific Advisor, Treasury), Samoa’s Head of State Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Visit to NZ, TA, TONOA’I Reupena Micheal Tanoa’i, Free breakfast club for GPS Kolomotu’a students, Moana Moeka’a (author), Music is Love first online telethon fundraiser for Te Puea Marae, Three Houses Down – Charlie Pomee. Presented by […]

EP4615 Pacific News

Pacific News 12 December 2015 Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga loses Corrections and gains Local Government, Jenny Salesa rises in Labour’s shadow cabinet, Tonga Court overturns King’s decision, Jonah Lomu farewelled

Waikato Pacific community gather for Lalaga Fou Fono

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples has started the second phase of engagement with Pacific communities to gauge their concerns and aspirations.

Post Election Analysis – A Pacific Perspective

Marama T-Pole chats to Richard Pamatatau and Fa’amatuainu Tino Perira about the results of the election and the effect it’s had on Pacific people.

Local Body Elections: Candidates wrap in Auckland.

We look at Pasifika candidates standing in Auckland super-city local body elections this year.

Niuean woman is the 7th woman in NZ to complete 100 marathons

Running a marathon is not for the faint hearted it’s 42 kilometres to the finish line but to get takes endless hours of training and going through many pairs of running shoes. Niuean woman Mel Tuineau ran her first marathon 24 years ago with the intention of just doing one…In May this year, she clocked […]