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Pacific Island goalie makes NZ Lacrosse team

Originally from North America, Lacrosse is more than 500 years old. It’s one of NZ’s fastest growing sports and 20 year old Natalie Russell is making her mark as goalie for the national women’s team

Tagata Pasifika News 07 March 2015

Spying on the Pacific; Pasifika Festival update; Tongan Prince Ata; Parker Fight; U20 Samoan Rugby; Warriors

TP+ Pleasuredome

Our reporter Johnson Raela caught up with Moses Mackay and Jane Strickland on the set of Pleasuredome The Musical which transports audiences back in time to 1980’s New York.

Reflections of the past – Playwright Victor Rodger

With the success from his recent play Girl on a corner, Samoan playwright Victor Rodger took time out of his busy schedule to sit down and chat about life with Soana K-Aholelei

David Tua calls it a day

The curtain has fallen on the illustrious boxing career of heavyweight boxer David Tua after his point’s loss to Belarusian giant Alexander Ustinov in Hamilton on the Weekend. The decision to retire came almost immediately after the fight in which a much fitter looking David Tua failed to capture the old spark that saw him […]

The Queen’s Birthday honours list recognised three distinguished Pacific men

The Queen’s birthday New Zealand honours list recognised three Pacific men for their individual contribution to their respective communities. Emeritus professor, Albert Wendt receives the highest honour and becomes a member of the order of NZ or ONZ for his services to the country. Rugby great Tuifa’asisina Bryan Williams becomes a Companion of the New […]

Sona Taumalolo Try scoring Rugby Union prop NZ

Sona Taumalolo Try scoring Rugby Union prop NZ Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 21 Jun 2012

Olympic Slalom Canoeist Ella Nicholas Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 26 April 2012

Olympic Slalom Canoeist Ella Nicholas Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 26 April 2012

Ben Lei’a suffered a debilitating neck injury during a friendly rugby game

Ben Lei’a suffered a debilitating neck injury during a friendly rugby game Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 11 Nov 2010.mpg