Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

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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.


What defines A ‘Die-hard’ sports fan? Johnson Raela went along to Mt Smart stadium to find some of the NZ Warriors most devoted fans.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: To’onai with Buckwheat and Niva Episode 1

Popular entertainer, Buckwheat and much-loved news broadcaster, Niva Retimanu team up for a 10 week cooking segment using recipes fromthe Heart Foundation’s Pasifika Flavours cookbook.

Jesus Christ remembered in Pacific Passion Play

The”greatest story ever told” lit up the stage in a dazzling spectacle at Villa Maria Winery featuring a big Pacific Island cast

Y-Tribe Challenge – Dooyah Tribe

We talks to the team leaders at the Y-Tribe event in Otara

Soteila Fatui Pacific Body Builder

A young man dreamed of becoming a super rugby player, but when that dream fell short he emerged into a different arena – body building.

Dedication to Mary Yandall Tagata Pasifika 5 Feb 2012

Dedication to Mary Yandall replay of the Music Special featuring the Yandall Sisters Tagata Pasifika 5 Feb 2012

Episode 2 “Commitment to the Cause” Kilikiti Games

Episode 2 “Commitment to the Cause” Kilikiti Games Tagata Pasifika TVNZ 3 May 2012 “Kilikiti Games” follows Samoan Cricket teams from McAuley High from South Auckland, and Kelston Boys’ High from the West over six weeks of build up towards the Auckland Secondary Schools Senior Kilikiti Tournament. Join Margaret, Carolnino, Elisapeta, Conan, Fainu’u and Nathaniel […]