Pasifika Least Accepting of Offensive Language According to NZ Broadcasting Survey

Pasifika are generally least accepting of offensive language, according to the latest Broadcasting Standards Authority research. More than 1500 people aged 18+ took part in the Language That May Offend…

Podcast: Qiane Matata-Sipu, Changing the Narrative for Indigenous Storytelling, Leadership and Taking NUKU Across the Motu

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube Listen to the full podcast on Spotify Main Article Qiane Matata-Sipu is an award winning storyteller with more than 15 years working in…

Jawsh 685, Tree, Nick Afoa, Shepherds Reign Big Winners at Pacific Music Awards 2021

Pasifika musicians, singers, songwriters, and producers were recognised at the 17th annual Pacific Music Awards held online on Saturday evening. Among the big winners was 19 year old Joshua Christian…

Pasifika Curator Appointed to Arts Council of New Zealand

Minister for Arts, Culture & Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni, has announced the appointment of new board members to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa – Creative New Zealand’s governing…

Pasifika Music Legend Fiji Veikoso Recognised for Lifetime Achievement at 2021 Pacific Music Awards

International Pasifika music legend George ‘Fiji’ Veikoso, known for hit songs such as Sweet Darlin, Hey Girl, Stone Cold, and Chant of the Islands will be recognised at the 2021…

Lise Hope-Suveinakama: Tokelau Language, Vaccines, Business, and Keeping the Faith

Watch the podcast on Youtube Or listen on Spotify Main Article Faith is a guiding light for Lise Hope-Suveinakama in a journey that began in Tokelau, then a move to…

Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau – Tokelau Language Week Wraps Up Pacific Language Celebrations

Te Vaiaho o te Gana Tokelau – Tokelau language week, wraps up the ninth and final Pacific language celebrations for 2021. This year’s theme is: Tapui tau gagana ma tau aganuku,…

Traditional Fiji Dance Meke Brings Pasifika Together Online

Around 80 people from across New Zealand and the Pacific joined the World’s first ever online Meke on Monday night. Pacific Dance New Zealand artists in residence 2021, Fijian choreographer…

Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti – Fijian Language Week Providing Stability for Well-being

The Fiji community across the country has begun the week long celebrations this afternoon, Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti – Fijian Language Week. More than 19,000 people identify as Fijian live in…

Fala Haulangi on Tuvalu Independence, Worker’s Rights, and Pasifika Resilience During Pandemic

Beaming with pride for her home country Tuvalu, union organiser/advocate and broadcaster Fala Haulangi pays tribute to her forefathers who paved the way to the nation’s independence. “So proud of…