Johnson Raela is a proud Cook Islands broadcaster who joined the Tagata Pasifika team in February 2016 with an interest in connecting with the Pacific Islands community and telling their stories authentically.

Johnson has a background in mainstream radio (Flava FM announcer) and television presenting (What Now, Operation Hero, Polyfest).

Johnson’s other interests and work includes academic education, emerging digital platforms, Pacific Island governorship and he is an ambassador for Variety NZ and Duffy Books charities.