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Wāhine Māori and Pasifika in New Zealand's health sector are warning against the government's recent move away from Covid elimination.
As a stream of Pasifika ethnic specific vaccination drives open in Aotearoa, efforts are turning towards getting shots in the arms of youth.
A community leader questions why officials have not heeded calls for more Pacific-led organisations to lead their own vaccination drives. Audio
First Person - Mariner Fagaiava-Muller led RNZ's coverage of the Dawn Raids formal government apology. As he writes, he'd be grieving for a terrorised generation of his own people.
Pasifika communities in New Zealand are relieved the dark days of the 1970s Dawn Raids are at last being formally acknowledged.
RNZ Pacific sat down with the Minister for Pacific Peoples in his only radio interview before the prime minister says sorry for the racist immigration policy that tore Pasifika families apart.
A generation of Pasifika in the late 1990s used creativity as an outlet to vent their trauma over the Dawn Raids. Audio
The women members of the Polynesian Panthers reflect on their contribution to fighting against the Dawn Raids, before New Zealand's formal government apology on Sunday. Audio
New Zealand's formal government apology for the Dawn Raids has been rescheduled to Sunday 1 August.
A recently published New Zealand Medical Journal article, indicated that Pasifika are three times more likely to be hospitalised for the virus than other ethnic groups.
30 arrests, a drug bust and a hit-and-run happened right outside the Auckland offices of the Tonga Youth Trust within a matter of weeks. Audio
A Samoan family of 15 living in a four-bedroom Kainga Ora, New Zealand's state housing agency, home suffered severe health issues due to their living conditions.
Statistics for Pasifika mothers Audio
Written eight weeks ago, 'Brown Paper Bag' encourages disadvantaged youth to succeed against the odds. Audio
Dawn Raids petition received at Parliament, special debate will happen Audio
The Dawn Raids were an opportunity for the largely Anglo-centric media to attack a vulnerable population, according to a former RNZ journalist.
'Pacific Studies' proposed to be taught in NZ schools Audio
Research from Victoria University shows as many as 29 percent of high-school students experienced some form of housing deprivation in the past year.
This week marks 50 years since six Pacific Islanders grouped together in central Auckland to form the Polynesian Panther Party.
In New Zealand, youth climate change movement School Strike 4 Climate Auckland has declared itself as racist, and disbanded, but young activists say going silent isn't the answer. Audio
The new research challenges theories and traditional legends that Polynesian migrants descended directly from Taiwan or Hawaiki.
Covid-19 may have forced the cancellation of New Zealand's Pacific Dance Festival last year, but it will be back next month.
Unions and economists are joining in a call to overhaul the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme. Audio
Candlelight vigils have been held around the region to remember Tongan LGBTQIA+ activist Polikalepo "Poli" Kefu, who was found murdered near his home in Lapaha this month.