Posted in Health,NewsNovember 12, 2012
It’s November, the month where our boyfriends or partners are shaving less to participate in Movember – raising awareness of men’s health.
A University student from Otago has decided that we ladies can still participate in Movember without having to grown a real moustache!
Support this great cause for only $2!
Posted in Health,NewsOctober 17, 2012
October is breast cancer awareness month which aims to educate women and raise funds for breast cancer foundations all around the world.
Pacific women are 54% more likely to die of breast cancer than other NZ women despite having a similar risk to other women of developing the disease.
It is of great importance to make sure that our Pacific women are getting checked regularly – ‘An early detection saves breasts and lives!’
Posted in HealthOctober 11, 2012
Four weeks ago, he took out first place title in his category at the INBA – International Natural Body Building Association competition.
A contest which has positioned itself as one of the biggest body building competitions of the year, and included contestants from all around the South Pacific regions.
But although his pin-up physique will have you Islandher females drooling, humble Allan Laumatia is not your stereotypical ‘muscle man’.
Posted in HealthSeptember 25, 2012
Homemade smoothies are a great alternative for a quick and healthy breakfast, lunch or dinner!
You can also add and eliminate different fruits and flavours to your smoothie to adjust the recipe for your own tropical creation.
We’ve come up with three delicious but quick smoothie recipes – not to mention an excellent way to fit in your 5 servings of fruit and vegetables for the day too!
Posted in Beauty,Health,NewsSeptember 6, 2012
Rugby League has always been viewed as the bad boy version of rugby union and we can see why.
The NRL competition itself has 40 percent Pacific players so chances are there’s a brown boy in every team.
So we’ve compiled our pick of the 10 Hottest Polynesian players from this year’s top eight teams.
Posted in HealthAugust 14, 2012
It’s been four years since the young Tae Kami passed away, but her battle with cancer continues to touch many lives.
A foundation created in her memory called Walk on, walk strong has been doing tremendous work but we thought we’d highlight the charity seeing as it’s Daffodil Day this August 31.
Please show your sisterly love and give generously.
Posted in HealthAugust 8, 2012
There’s just under a week to go until the closing ceremony of the Olympics.
We’ve been Olympic-mad for the London Games where many of our Pacific Island sisters are competing against the best.
But rather than wave the event goodbye, take inspiration from these Pasifika women by hitting the gym, pounding the pavement and jogging up that hill – and look good while doing it
Posted in HealthJuly 25, 2012
It is a historical event turned legend out of the Pacific, and throughout popular culture, it’s been adapted into numerous films, novels and even has its own comic strip.
The story “Mutiny on the Bounty” may once again mark itself in history as the descendants of the legendary Bounty mutineers have been found to have the lowest rate of myopia meaning they may hold the gene to cure the disease.
Posted in Health,NewsJuly 10, 2012
Samoa competed at this year’s Pacific Netball Series held in Fiji last week scoring a sweet 2nd place in the competition.
Islandher talked to Samoa’s netball captain Kylie Leota and asked her a few questions about the game of netball, her goals and what she does when she’s not on the court.
Posted in HealthJune 28, 2012
It’s that time of the year, where we lose our tans, stress levels hit the ceilings and we tend to hibernate under our jumpers and find comfort in food.
Keeping to a good routine during winter will no doubt, give you that much needed body confidence when summertime comes back around!
Here’s some ideas on what you can do