Tagata Pasifika, Television New Zealand

Tagata Pasifika is one of TVNZ’s longest running shows, with an average audience of well over 100,000 viewers per week, with 70% being non-Maori or Pacific Island, demonstrating its wide crossover appeal. The programme features news and features about New Zealand’s Pasifika communities.

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Weekly Programme

Tagata Pasifika screens twice a week on TV One (Thursday 11 pm and Sunday 7.30 am), and also on TV7 and Maori Television.  It is beamed around the Pacific on Friday night. The show is also available online at www.tvnz.co.nz .  The number of online viewers and visitors to the show’s webpage has been steadily growing, now regularly reaching over 30,000 per month. Tagata Pasifika is also on Facebook.

Community events

Tagata Pasifika also promotes community events through its community notices service and supports the annual Samoan Language Week.

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