How pacific culture is thriving in Ōamaru, We chat with playwright Leki Jackson-Bourke about what its like being pacific at the Auckland Writers Festival, and we talanoa with Dame Valeria Adams about her new film.
TikTok sensation Elvia Lopeti talks Celebrity Treasure Island, Raymond Sagapolutele on reconnecting with his culture through photography, Pukepuke O’ Tonga’s performance that wrapped up Tongan Language week and Labour’s new MP Lemauga Lydia Sosene on how the new job is going.
A wrap of Pasifika candidates across the country, the hawkes bat music programme helping young people explore their potential, the digital wizard pacing the way, and a Talanoa with Hamilton Mayoral candidate Riki Manarangi.
On TP this week, we look at the Pacific pay gap, Auckland Theatre and Pacific Underground team up to bring back the play ‘Dawn Raids’, highlights from this year’s Kapa Nui and Talanoa with Troy Masina from ACC.
On TP this week, the first Fono for Pacific Policewomen, Pacifica the musical has hit the stage and Fa’amoana Luafutu and film company The Conch have collaborated for their new film 'The Boy Called Piano', and Talanoa with Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo.