Le'o e Peau talks to young people and their parents about being young and Tongan in NZ.
A new era in Tongan broadcasting, this is a talk show that focuses on community successes and debating issues from every angle relevant to Tongan wellbeing. Four mornings a week, the two hour programmes canvas current affairs of concern to Tongans and air in-depth interviews with Tongan figureheads, academics and successful Tongans from all walks of life. Live studio phone 64.9.815.8100
Produced by the Tongan Women's Association this show began in 1987 with the focus on Early Childhood Education. It has grown to include many Tongan community interests. The old and new mix of Tongan music is popular as are the education updates, health information, positive parenting segments, local and Canberra news bulletins. A short devotion opens each 2 hour programme.
Siosateki and Vasilini are active radio listeners for information and entertainment, so that’s what they and their team are offering on Fanongo ki Tonga. With news, music, interviews with community members, and discussion of hobbies and sport they’re keen to give Tongans entertaining radio. Community bulletins and a short devotion round out the show for late night listeners.