The Kau To'a were in high demand during the post-match press conferences at Eden Park. Here's significant snippets from the Tongan sheds...
This Thursday the NZ Men's Invitational side will meet the Silver Ferns in a world-first clash at Auckland's Pulman Arena. Reporter Moana Makapelu Lee caught up with the team at their training camp earlier this week.
The Kau To'a spoiled the return of Great Britain with a 14-6 victory in Hamilton on the weekend. After weeks of controversy, they are hoping their triumph against the Lions will win back the hearts and minds of dissented fans, as the team look forward to their next challenge, the Australian Kangaroos.
After working with and mentoring many of New Zealand's finest athletes, Sione Faumuinā realised their stories and experiences held a wealth of knowledge. He's created Athlete Empire, an online platform full of motivational and educational content from Kiwi sporting superstars. With the Covid-19 outbreak, Sione believes "there will be a big shift to virtual workspaces and digital online learning".
Fans braved the rain and wind for the chance to meet their heroes. The Kau To'a, Fiji Bati, Toa Samoa, Great Britain Lions, New Zealand Kiwis, and Australian Kangaroos interacted with fans at the Oceania Cup fan day in the build up to the Eden Park triple header this Saturday.Tickets available in the link below: https://premier.ticketek.co.nz/Shows/Show.aspx?sh=TRIPLEHE19
Meet Ministry For Pacific Peoples Community Leadership Award Winner Chris Te'o. Chris is the founder of USO Bike Ride, an organisation that uses cycling to raise cancer awareness in the Māori and Pacific communities, and set up the Bikes in Schools Programme for children in Porirua.#SunPixAwards2019
Competing around New Zealand and overseas, Desire Talia Pologa has been training and competing in Jiu Jitsu for 7 years - and she's not afraid to take on the boys on the mat.
Tonga's rugby league side Mate Ma’a Tonga will be playing the Kiwis tonight as part of the Oceania Challenge Cup. Tongan rugby league legend John Hopoate joined us in studio.
With their test against Great Britain fast approaching, the Kau To'a are amped to be back in camp and are urging their fellow Tongans to attend their historical clash against the Lions in Hamilton.