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Joseph Parker V Junior Fa fight confirmed for February 2021

A new date has been confirmed for the blockbuster showdown between Joseph Parker and Junior Fa, with the world-ranked Kiwi heavyweights now set to clash at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Saturday, 27 February, 2021. Previously scheduled for December, the bout was postponed after blood tests revealed Fa was suffering from a health issue that required the highly-rated, undefeated prospect […]

Major signing as Tuungafasi extends time with Blues and NZR until 2024

All Blacks and Blues prop Ofa Tuungafasi has signed a new contract with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and his Blues club. In what is a major re-signing, Tuungafasi will stay in New Zealand until 2024, which makes him the first All Black to reconfirm his allegiance to New Zealand beyond the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The […]

SAMOA ELECTIONS: Why the results are so close, and what happens next

Samoa's general election has been nail-biting with the two main parties FAST and HRPP tied at 25 seats. Toeolesulusulu Damon Salesa from Auckland University gives us insight into what happens next for Samoa.

Samoa’s Caretaker PM continues to stall convening of Parliament

Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi remains defiant in the face of a court order to convene Parliament by this Monday.Exactly what might happen is anyone's guess. Talamua Media Senior Reporter Lagi Keresoma gives her insight into this situation from Apia.

Abuse in care: Former Wesley College student describes beatings, abuse

By Andrew McRae, Reporter at RNZ A former student of Wesley College has spoken emotionally of physical abuse, including severe beatings, bullying and extreme violence at the boarding school near Pukekohe. William Wilson, who is now 43, and of Scottish and Samoan descent, was at the school in 1991 and 1992. He came forward to the […]

Counties Manukau celebrate their first Ranfurly shield win

After defeating Hawkes bay – the ‘Steelers’ side brought the shield up north to Counties territory where hundreds gathered to welcome their hero’s home.

TAGATA PASIFIKA – Pacific News 21 October 2017

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All Black Patrick Tuipulotu cleared of banned substance; Tongan tightening RSE scheme; Bad weather cancels Pasifika event in Wellington; Queen’s Honors List revealed; Tagata Pasifika is back on air for 2017 – SATURDAY 9AM, TV1. Check out the weekly roundup of Pacific News presented by Seinafolava Sanele Chadwick.