Posted in Beauty,NewsNovember 14, 2012
The new Miss Tokelau Peki Teata has won her crown on home soil in Atafu, Tokelau.
She won against two other contestants and is now preparing to represent her island nation at the Miss South Pacific pageant in American Samoa next month on December 8.
Good luck Peki Teata!
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 NewsNovember 10, 2012
Work by Pasifika artists, John Pule, Janet Lilo and Siliga Setoga is on show at Massey University’s College of Creative Arts in Wellington.
The three artists are from varied Pasifika origins, though they share Niuean roots.
The exhibition, Tame, Lologa & Ata, explores the subject of identity through the mediums of photography, poetry and performance.
Posted in NewsNovember 6, 2012
Samoa’s sassy soulstress Aaradhna is back with her forthcoming album Treble & Reverb which is released on November 9.
Her first single ‘Wake Up’ was the #1 most played New Zealand song last week.
You can listen to her entire album for a limited time here!
Posted in NewsNovember 5, 2012
From the creators of hit Broadway musicals Beauty And The Beast and The Little Mermaid, comes Little Shop Of Horrors.
The delightfully scary and quirky musical features two of Pacific’s finest songstresses Rosita Vai and Bella Kalolo.
Don’t miss out on a chance to catch these sensational divas on stage in one of the longest running and most successful off-Broadway musicals of all time!
Posted in Beauty,NewsNovember 4, 2012
Ruby Laufa was crowned the new Miss PNG 2012 over the weekend.
The 20 year old law student is also of Tongan ancestry.
She’s now preparing to take on her first international engagement – the Miss South Pacific.
Posted in NewsNovember 2, 2012
Pollywood is celebrating 10 years of Pasifika film and multi-media art this month.
Boasting an impressive archive of uniquely Pacific work, Pollywood is the flagship for Pacific film in New Zealand.
For one night only this month!
Posted in NewsOctober 31, 2012
Want to get to know the new Miss Hawaiian Islands? Joy Euese Saleapaga talks to Islandher about the moment she won the crown. She is currently preparing for the up coming Miss South Pacific pageant held in American Samoa in December. Good luck Joy!
“Once my knees stopped shaking and I processed everything that just happened, I said my little ‘thank you Lord’ prayer and I let out a breath of relief.”
“I’m a girl from California, raised in a Samoan household now living in Hawaii and representing the Hawaiian Islands in an up coming pageant.”
Posted in NewsOctober 23, 2012
Arrielle La’asaga Tuilefano Maloata has been crowned Miss American Samoa 2012.
Sponsored by I’a Vai Creations, Arrielle won a number of awards including Best Traditional Wear and Puletasi.
The 21 year old will now compete in the Miss South Pacific pageant, also held in American Samoa in December.
Posted in NewsOctober 21, 2012
Filoi Vailaau and Lima Manu, along with a 3 piece live band, will feature in Temp Dance Festival’s final showcase for 2012, ‘Duets’, dancing to a Samoan classic, Moe Te’ite’i, by Penina o Tiafau.
Filoi is hoping that the performance will be appreciated by the Samoans in the audience, many of whom will have never have seen a Samoan duet before.
Make sure you see the final performance of Moe Te’ite’i tonight at 4pm, Q Theatre – Rangatira. Bookings can be made through Q Theatre – http://qtheatre.co.nz/duets