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TP+ Pacific Illustrated

The boom in Pacific islands talent gracing the Australian sporting scene led Samoan Anj Mariner to creating Pacific Illustrated. In his own words, the Sydney-sider wanted to showcase their talent and their stories. TP+ caught up with Mariner in Sydney for this peek at his work.
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TP+ 2019 Halberg Awards

The best of the best in New Zealand sport were recognised at the 2019 Halberg Awards last week. Weightlifter David Liti was among those nominated, and shot putter Madison Lee-Wesche took the Emerging Talent Award. But the highlight of the night went to sporting legend Beatrice Faumuina, who was inducted into the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame.
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TP+ Ma’a Nonu to start in Blues season opener

The Super Rugby kicks off tomorrow as the Chiefs take on the Highlanders in Hamilton. Then on Saturday The Blues come up against two-time defending champions the Crusaders at Eden Park. Saturday's match sees Ma'a Nonu's return to the Blues after three years playing for Toulon in France.

Entertainment

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TP+ Ep 10: Trades vs Professions

Tradies vs professionals – which would you rather be? Business director Jerome Mika, youth worker and former scaffolder Matalena O’Mara and engineering CEO Saia Latu have their say in this week's panel.
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TP+ Pacific Illustrated

The boom in Pacific islands talent gracing the Australian sporting scene led Samoan Anj Mariner to creating Pacific Illustrated. In his own words, the Sydney-sider wanted to showcase their talent and their stories. TP+ caught up with Mariner in Sydney for this peek at his work.

TP+ Coming Up: Trades v Professions

Coming up on this week's panel... Tradies vs professionals - which would you rather be? Business director Jerome Mika, youth worker and former scaffolder Matalena O’Mara and engineering CEO Saia Latu have their say.

News & Talanoa

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North Shore schools journey to their Polyfest debut

This year there are more than 12,000 students performing at Auckland's Polyfest. For most schools, this is a rite of passage - a chance to be the best, among the best. But over on the North Shore, it's a very different story. Even forming a group is a struggle. Out of the four shore schools competing on the Samoa Stage, for two of them it's their very first time. Alistar Kata followed their journey.

TP+ Junior doctors strike outside Auckland Hospital

Junior doctors kicked off their fourth 48-hour strike this week, while the efforts to negotiate with DHBs continue. Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) members are protesting to keep protections in place regarding the bargaining of working hours, and place of work. A few Pacific practitioners took part in the strike outside Auckland Hospital on Tuesday.

Education

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TP+ Ep 10: Trades vs Professions

Tradies vs professionals – which would you rather be? Business director Jerome Mika, youth worker and former scaffolder Matalena O’Mara and engineering CEO Saia Latu have their say in this week's panel.

Events

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