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UFC fighter Kai Kara-France has 'surreal' whakapapa experience in Tahiti
Kai Kara-France has been training fighters in Tahiti - and he found out more about his whakapapa while he was there.
Heiva i Tahiti 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19
French Polynesia taking no risks.
Pacific Leadership Forum: Pasifika at highest risk of Coronavirus
The Pacific Leadership Forum have identified their ethnicity as the having the highest risk of contracting Coronavirus. To combat that risk, the Aotearoa based leadership group has offered their services to help the government prepare their communities for the long fight ahead. In a statement the forum wrote, “This is a great risk not only to the Pacific communities, but also to the wider New Zealand population.”
Pasifika stallholder: Last minute cancellation was 'ridiculous'
The Pasifika Community are reeling in shock at the last minute cancellation of the Auckland Pasifika Festival. Many had come from overseas, bringing the treasures of their homelands to sell in Aotearoa.
New waka unite Māori, Māoli and Māohi
Three new waka launched this week in the small Northland town of Kororāreka Russell recognise the waka traditions between New Zealand Māori, Hawaiian Kanaka Maoli and Tahitian Māohi peoples.
Navigating the tides of climate change and challenging human behavior
As the Tahitian ocean voyaging vessel Fa'afaite moves around Aotearoa for Tuia250, the conversation on land is centred around sustainability in the Pacific Ocean, where islands like Tahiti are facing the realitiy of climate change, plastic pollution and overconsumption.
Fa'afaite keep ocean voyaging traditions alive
The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa'afaite is in Aotearoa for Tuia 250, after crossing the Pacific using traditional navigation. Our reporter Te Kuru Dewes caught up with the crew ahead of their next leg.
Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti to host French Polynesian president after Tahiti trip
President of French Polynesia Edouard Fritch and a Tahitian traveling party will be hosted by Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti in Uawa, after a recent cultural exchange in Tahiti. The relationship builds on that established by Tahitian navigator Tupaia who made a memorable visit to Uawa in 1769 with the Endeavour.
Aotearoa secures silver and bronze in rock-lifting
Three Aotearoa competitors stood on the podium again at Heiva Tu’aro Maohi i Tahiti for rock-lifting.