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Need for visibility and inclusion fuels Pacific artist

posted: 10:00 am - 25th January 2019

Artist and Pacific LGBTQI+ advocate Tanu Gaga’s motivation to put his community’s needs ahead of his own, stems largely from his values upheld by his upbringing and experiences as a Pacific person, part of the diaspora in Aotearoa. Read more

Pacific Media Network reaches milestone

posted: 12:00 pm - 19th January 2019

Reaching more of the growing Pacific diaspora in Aotearoa is behind a name change of a popular radio station in Auckland. Pacific Media Network’s (PMN) 531pi is now called PMN 531, and will be broadcast nationwide following a launch last week. Read more

Passion for providing a voice for Pacific

posted: 11:00 am - 19th January 2019

Mabel Muller became a Journalist by “default” however on reflection, she believes it was her destined path all along. The 23-year-old Tongan is the new Producer for PMN 531’s Breakfast Show and a welcome addition to the radio station's breakfast crew. Read more

Uplifting Pacific is paramount for Niuean Doctor

posted: 10:00 am - 19th January 2019

Dr Arbutus (Arby) Mitikulena says his life dedicated to serving the Pacific community has been inspired by his father and the desire to empower and uplift Pacific peoples. Read more

Hands-up for positive change in the Pacific

posted: 9:00 am - 19th January 2019

Are you looking to make positive impact in the Pacific? Operating for over 55-years, VSA (Volunteer Service Abroad -Te Tūao Tāwāhi is a way you can achieve this. Read more