PMN 531: Our People, Our Stories

PMN 531: Our People, Our Stories

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Woman loses 100kg in bid to live healthier lifestyle
January 30, 2019

In February 2017 Keren Mavae was 197.4kg. She took on a challenge to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Today she's 95kg dropping from size 28 to size 12/14 (AUS). She shares her inspirational journey with us.

Poetry gives Pacific people a way of telling our stories
January 29, 2019

The country's first Pasifika New Zealand Poet Laureate, academic and poet Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh has received the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to poetry, literature and the Pacific community. "We need to be tusitala because if we don't tell

Pacific doco heads to international film festival in Germany
January 24, 2019

A Pacific documentary For My Father’s Kingdom directed by Tongan, Maori and Scottish filmmaker and artist Vea Mafile’o and Samoan Jeremiah Tauamiti will be featured at this year’s Berlinale NATIVe Festival.

Docu-series shines light on barbershop impacting Flaxmere community
January 22, 2019

A new docu-series on the Somehz Touch Barbers in Flaxmere, Hastings was launched online yesterday, spotlighting the owner Peleti Oli Alaunu’uese and his team and the work they’re doing for the community.  (Photo: Stuff NZ)

Take Home Pay: new comedy film project about Samoan seasonal worker
January 16, 2019

They won us over with Three Wise Cousins and followed on with Hibiscus & Ruthless now film director Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa and producer and sister Dinah Vaiaoga-Ioasa are working on another comedy film project Take Home Pay.

Tongan father's home tutorials leads to forming academy helping community
January 16, 2019

Tongan father of three, Viliami Teumohenga from Palmerston North, started tutoring his children on science, technology, engineering subjects at home around 10 years ago. Over time his tutorials attracted other families from the community, so he set up the