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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.