13 Oct 2017

Polynesian Panthers hope to inspire the next generation

From , 4:05 pm on 13 October 2017

The Polynesian Panthers want to find out how to motivate modern Pacific youth.

The Polynesian Panthers rose to prominence in New Zealand in the 1970s when they fought against racism directed at the Pacific community.

Sela Jane Hopgood was at a recent event which focussed on former Panthers' wanting to pass the mantle to today's Pacific youth.

Will Ilolahia and Pou Tanner

Will Ilolahia and Pou Tanner Photo: RNZ Pacific/Sela Hopgood