Tagata Pasifika

Tagata Pasifika

Tagata Pasifika is TVNZ's flagship Pacific news show, telling the stories of Pacific Islanders and its community. Made with the support of NZ on Air

Saturdays at 9.30am on TVNZ 1

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    Saturday 5 Jan
    • Season 2019, Episode 1

    Tagata Pasifika's new Summer Series hosted by John Pulu and Alistar Kata. In our first episode we discuss dating in the 21st century with guests Johnson Raela, Lavinia Uhila and Josephine Bartley.

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      • Season 2019, Episode 38

      Tonga farewells its pro-democracy hero; We meet Pasifika candidates in the Auckland, Porirua and Palmerston North local body elections.

      • Season 2019, Episode 37

      We catch up with NZ's Physical Disability Rugby League team as they prepare for one of their biggest matches yet.

      • Season 2019, Episode 36

      We discover the social media sensation bringing new meaning to comfort food; we find out what lessons can be learnt from a renovation nightmare; and we meet Tongan youngsters who are getting a taste of culture.

      • Season 2019, Episode 35

      We investigate the impact that the measles outbreak is having on the Pacific community, and we meet a Cook Islander who is blending culture and fitness.

      • Season 2019, Episode 34

      We meet the South Auckland group supporting families who have lost a baby; plus we chat to a Tongan chef who is making healthy meals on the go.

      • Season 2019, Episode 33

      We meet a Solomon Islander who is mastering the art of pounamu carving, and we look at new Kiwi-Samoan comedy film 'Take Home Pay'.

      • Season 2019, Episode 32

      We celebrate Cook Islands Language Week, Polynesian reggae legends Herbs mark 40 years, and our national poet laureate passes on the tokotoko.

      • Season 2019, Episode 31

      We look at Pacific support for Ihumatao; we celebrate the swearing in of another Pacific judge; we find out how climate change is motivating a young engineer.

      • Season 2019, Episode 30

      Samoa wraps up the Pacific Games; the hairdresser who decided to do it on her own; we head to Porirua to meet Virtuoso Strings, and talanoa on the Pacific Nations Cup.

      • Season 2019, Episode 29

      Actor Nicole Whippy on being Fijian in Aotearoa; A Samoan business takes its green idea to market; The pressure is on for Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni.

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