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South Auckland teenager with heart condition defies odds, now studying to be a doctor

Olisa Faatupu has never let a heart condition stop her from pursuing her dreams - and now she is working towards an even bigger dream, to become a doctor.

South Auckland teenager with heart condition defies odds, now studying to be a doctor

NZ-Samoan para-athlete on verge of booking ticket to Paris

Up-and-coming amputee Peter Cowan has the Paris Paralympics firmly in his sights

NZ-Samoan para-athlete on verge of booking ticket to Paris

He kaiako hikuroa kua ngaro ki te pō

Te Aorere Riddell, lovingly known to most as Awi, and renowned St.Stephen’s old boy, teacher and principal of Te Aute College for 13 years, has died. aged 87.

He kaiako hikuroa kua ngaro ki te pō

Pacific uni students encouraged to get vaccinated against deadly disease

Nurse Caryn Williams says meningococcal disease kills one in 10 who contract it, and leaves many others with debilitating after-effects.

Pacific uni students encouraged to get vaccinated against deadly disease

Pacific Mission 2024: Samoa’s next generation of health workers get help from New Zealand

Budding doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Samoa have got a headstart thanks to a $3.5 million boost from New Zealand to help with the establishment of a new degree.

Pacific Mission 2024: Samoa’s next generation of health workers get help from New Zealand

Super Bowl: Everything you need to know to impress your friends

The Super Bowl is upon us, and the talk of the town is if Taylor Swift is going to make an appearance.

Super Bowl: Everything you need to know to impress your friends

Super Bowl Kansas City Chiefs v San Francisco 49ers: Brock Purdy’s journey from Mr Irrelevant to extreme relevance

Two quarterbacks with completely different NFL journeys will face off against each other for the biggest prize of them all, the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl Kansas City Chiefs v San Francisco 49ers: Brock Purdy’s journey from Mr Irrelevant to extreme relevance

Keen student glad to start at new kura kaupapa

A new school has opened in Papakura, South Auckland enabling local students to delve deeper into their Māoritanga.

Keen student glad to start at new kura kaupapa

New kura’s principal aiming for kids standing strong, proud and confident in both worlds

Many supporters gathered for the dawn service today at a new te aho matua school in Papakura named Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Papaonekura.

New kura’s principal aiming for kids standing strong, proud and confident in both worlds

Pacific Mission 2024: A diary - Day 3 in Samoa and final leg of the race

As the plane comes close to landing in Samoa, on the final leg of the Pacific Mission, it only seems right to pull out my phone to play Kiwi musician Victor J Sefo’s anthem: 685.

Pacific Mission 2024: A diary - Day 3 in Samoa and final leg of the race

Chiefs Manawa players back new school’s kaupapa

Chiefs Manawa players Tanya Kalounivale, Ruby Tui and Bitila Tawake joined the pōwhiri for the opening of the newest kura for 20 years in Tāmaki Makaurau early this morning in Papakura, South Auckland.

Chiefs Manawa players back new school’s kaupapa

Pacific Mission 2024: A diary - Day 2 in Rarotonga ends in a surprise song from a minister

From saying Malo ‘aupito to Kia orana in less than 24 hours.

Pacific Mission 2024: A diary - Day 2 in Rarotonga ends in a surprise song from a minister

Pacific mission 2024: Winston Peters and Shane Reti make Cook Islands climate change announcement

Tackling the impacts of climate change is a key focus for New Zealand, with a total of $16.5 million to go to the Cook Islands to help fight the crisis.

Pacific mission 2024: Winston Peters and Shane Reti make Cook Islands climate change announcement

Pacific Mission 2024: A diary - Day 1 in Tonga brings smiles from both sides

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Health and Pacific Peoples Minister Dr Shane Reti are travelling around Tonga, the Cook Islands and Samoa this week. Te Rito journalism cadet Grace Tinetali-Fiavaai joins them.

Pacific Mission 2024: A diary - Day 1 in Tonga brings smiles from both sides

Waitangi Day protests of the past highlighted in new exhibition still relevant today - activist

A prominent Pacific activist says an exhibition chronicling the Waitangi protest movements from the late 70s to mid-80s is timely given the issues facing the country today.

Waitangi Day protests of the past highlighted in new exhibition still relevant today - activist

Miss Pacific Islands 2024: Miss Samoa wins crown, follows in mother’s footsteps

A beauty queen from Samoa has been named this year’s Miss Pacific Islands, taking home the same crown and title her mother won almost 30 years ago - the first mother-daughter duo to do so.

Miss Pacific Islands 2024: Miss Samoa wins crown, follows in mother’s footsteps

Teenager on why Canteen is crucial for kids going through cancer

Sunday is World Cancer Day, and survivor Paige Tuioti shares why sufferers don't need to feel like they're tackling this disease alone.

Teenager on why Canteen is crucial for kids going through cancer

Child entrepreneurs turning passion into a business

A pair of Pacific kids are showing that you're never too young to get into business.

Child entrepreneurs turning passion into a business

Pacific Immunologist warns Covid is still with us

The country is experiencing a fifth wave of Covid-19, and Pacific people are being hospitalised at a rate fifty-percent higher than Europeans.

Pacific Immunologist warns Covid is still with us

Waitangi Day: Horseback homage to historical hīkoi on route to Waitangi

A group of horseriders are paying homage to historical hīkoi in Te Tai Tokerau in the lead-up to Waitangi Day next week.

Waitangi Day: Horseback homage to historical hīkoi on route to Waitangi
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