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TAGATA PASIFIKA: NFL Great Jesse Sapolu

Polynesian gridiron football legends Seiuli Manase Jesse Sapolu and Ma’a Tanuvasa have six Superbowl Championships between them. They’re using their profile and expert knowledge of the game to try and attract youngsters towards a free education in the USA. Johnson Raela reports.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Samoa Fencing Team Debut in Aotearoa

The first ever Samoa fencing team competed in their debut tournament in Wellington last week. Their long term goal? To make it all the way to the next Olympics in Tokyo. Alistar Kata reports….

2016 Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special: Bloopers

Ia manuia le kirisimasi ma le tausaga fou from the Tagata Pasifika team. We hope you enjoyed watching our 2016 Tagata Pasifika Christmas Special as much as we did! To round of the show we share these bloopers from the day…

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