Podcast: “We Have Growth and With Growth Comes Change” Auckland Councillor Josephine Bartley

The first Pasifika woman elected to the Auckland Supercity council for Manugakiekie-Tamaki Ward in 2018, says working with her community at a local government level is a role she loves…

Podcast: Wanda Ieremia-Allan Uncovers History of Samoan literature with Niusipepa (newspaper) O le Sulu Samoa

Watch the podcast on YouTube   Or listen on Spotify Main article Samoan academic Wanda Ieremia-Allan is a PhD candidate in the Pacific and Indigenous Studies programmes at the University…

Podcast: Fa’anana Efeso Collins, the Path to Mayor of Auckland, Service to the Community, and Mentoring the Next Pasifika Politicians

Watch the Podcast on YouTube Or listen on Spotify Main Article As one of two Auckland city councillors for the Manukau Ward, Fa’anana Efeso Collins prepares for the next part…

Podcast: Daniel Faitaua First Pasifika Kiwi President of Foreign Press Association in London “Give Anything A Go”

Daniel Faitaua has reached another milestone in his career as not only the first Pasifika TVNZ European correspondent based in London, but now the first Kiwi Pasifika president of the…

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…

Pasifika and Māori Perspectives on Wellbeing in New Zealand

   Watch the podcast on YouTube Or listen to the podcast on Spotify The first report into the Wellbeing of people in Aotearoa New Zealand was released by the Mental…

Tagaloa Cooper on COP26: Climate Change Everyone’s Responsibility

Watch the podcast video on YouTube Or listen to the podcast on Spotify Main Article The Director of Climate Change Resilience for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme…

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…

Rev. Alofa Lale National President P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Women’s Org. From Local, National to Global Voice at UN

View the podcast interview on YouTube Or click here to listen on Spotify Main Article The largest Pasifika women’s non-government organisation (NGO) in New Zealand has gone from local, national…

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…

Pasitaua Haufano of Zeducation, Unleashing People’s Greatness

Click here for the audio Pasitaua Haufano, Managing Director and founder of Zeducation, a workplace training educational consultancy business, says his passion is all about helping people reach their full…

Working Towards the Transformation of the Mental Health and Wellbeing System. CEO Karen Orsborn

Click here to listen to the highlights on YouTube Click here to listen to the full podcast Making a difference to improve mental health and well being services for Aotearoa…

Superintendent Fata Willi Fanene Passion and Drive for Pasifika and Police.

Click here to listen to the highlights on YouTube Click here to listen to the full podcast Strong communication, building partnerships, engagement and recruitment of Pasifika peoples into the Police…

Secretary for Pacific Peoples Leading Pasifika to Thrive be Prosperous, Resilient and Confident

Listen to the podcast highlights on Youtube Or listen to the full podcast of Spotify Main Article A thriving, prosperous, resilient and confident Pacific Aotearoa are key pillars for the…

Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, get Comfortable Talking the Uncomfortable

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube Or listen to the full podcast on Spotify (31mins) Main article Talking about the uncomfortable issues around employee rights and discrimination within the…

Chair of Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board on Leadership, Council and a Voice in South Auckland

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube  Or listen to the full podcast on Spotify Main article While the decision to step into the political landscape was not the first…

Niuean Educator on Taking Ownership to Learn Culture and Vagahau Niue

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube   Listen to the full podcast (24 min) on Spotify Main Article Having worked across several disciplines in creative arts, media and theatre,…

Cook Islands Academic From Tokoroa to Hamilton Pursuing Excellence in Education

Listen to the podcast highlights on Youtube   Listen to the full podcast on Spotify Main article Supporting students to find the why when deciding on a course of study…

Tongan Labour MP on Language, Housing, Serving Communities in Parliament

Listen to the podcast highlights on Youtube:   Or listen to the full podcast on Spotify: Main Article How Can I Help? That’s Labour List MP Anahila Kanongata’a-Suisuiki’s go-to question…

Dr. Colin Tukuitoga Talks COVID, the Impact on Health, Education, and Festivals

Listen to the Podcast highlights on Youtube: Or listen to the full Podcast on Spotify: Main Article “Profound”, is how a leading Pacific health expert would describe the past year…