The dawn raids of the 1970s saw police target homes of Pacific immigrants searching for overstayers.
As part of yesterday’s ceremony the PM took part in a modified version of the Samoan ifoga ceremony.
Auckland Town Hall was filled with song, “healing”, a recognition of injustice, and a peek into the future.
The Prime Minister was visibly emotional as she listened to Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu speak.
Immigration officials targeted the homes of Pacific Islands people, beginning in the 1970s.
The PM took part in an adapted Samoan Ifoga ceremony at the Auckland Town Hall.
The event at the Auckland Town Hall will hosted by the Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio.
There are 294 severe Covid-19 patients in Fiji's hospitals.
Aupito William Sio doesn't remember how many times police visited his family home in the depths of night.
Fiji also recorded 1163 new Covid-19 cases in the 24-hour period to 8am yesterday.
Since the border closure, 32 people are on the list to be deported to the Pacific, the majority for violent offences.
Barbara Dreaver brings our weekly news roundup from the Pacific region.
The Government initially declined to medically evacuate a Covid-19 infected patient from Fiji.
It's not yet known which hospital the patient will be treated at.
Iosefo Masi's overwhelmed family were hugged by those around them.
The French president stopped short of apologising over the underground and atmospheric tests, which ran from 1966-1996.
Samson Setu, Ipu Laga’aia, Taka Vuni and Manase Latu want to use their classical training to create a unique sound.
The team also marked the occasion in traditional fashion, singing a hymn which features the lyrics we have overcome.
A new report shows Pasifika children are disproportionately more likely to have tooth decay than others.
A win over NZ in the gold medal match could bring some much-needed joy to the nation during its Covid battle.
The island nation also recorded 715 cases of Covid-19 and 11 deaths, including an unvaccinated health worker.
The keys to Parliament have been handed to the Speaker after months of impasse.
There have been 24,354 cases during the outbreak that started in April.
Less than a quarter of those sent initial invitations to the Manukau event have booked a slot.
Māori and Pacific children were more likely than Pākehā children end up in poverty, research revealed.
The child was born by emergency caesarean section three days before the woman died.
FAST Party's Fiame Naomi Mata'afa was declared leader in an appeal court decision on Friday.
The escalating tension is over the Government’s intention to amend the iTaukei Land Trust Act.
The Fijian men are chasing back-to-back golds in Tokyo.
Campbell calls out World Rugby and Tier One nations for making playing field "unlevel" for Pacific Island players.
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Severe gales across the region saw winds reach more than 100km/h.
Manaia View School's Leanne Otene says individual schools alone can't fix the problem.
The management of NZ's border is back in the spotlight.
The weightlifter couldn't complete any of her first three lifts last night, ruling her out of medal contention.
Gusts reached more than 100km/h with power out in a number of suburbs.