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
The Kahoa Tauleva Trust seeks to support the well-being of the Tongan community with information on employment, money management, wealth creation, housing, physical and spiritual health. You’ll hear interviews with experts and discussions on current and topical issues and get a chance to talkback with the hosts who’ll also share devotional time with listeners.
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.
Family is the focus of this programme with two public health workers who explore relationship, policies and laws, parenting and family structures in a modern society. Kainga Fo'ou i Aotearoa explores issues relating to family through news, interviews and comment.
The Tama Tu’u Tonga o Ngaue Trust (TTT) is an organisation focused on eliminating corruption and ensuring the accountability of people in power. The trust strives to educate and encourage Tongans both in Tonga and in Aotearoa to exercise civic responsibility, to engage and to empower themselves and their communities. The radio programme is based on the Trust’s values and incorporates music and prayer as well as interviews with experts and commentators from a range of backgrounds.
Are you talking to each other? Here’s the show that talks to young people and their parents about being young and Tongan in NZ. A chance for the generations to dialogue, hear what’s happening to and for youth in the community and hear Tongan music, traditional and modern. An outreach of the Tongan Youth Trust.
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.
A lifetime of community work has shown Tevita Finau that the quality of relationships is crucial to well-being. In this show he explores family, relationships and the difficulties faced by youth. He explores the topics with specialist speakers, with social educators, with young people and enriches the show with cultural and health content, music, news and talkback.
Taani is passionate about health and wellbeing for seniors. In this hour-long programme he provides practical information on everything from using your HOP card to what to bring to a WINZ meeting, with a focus on positivity and empowerment. Tune in for useful tips, inspiration, and light physical aerobics that can be done at home, presented by Viliami (Pila) Tomu.
Vaiola and Mahe are putting together nearly two hours weekly of valuable health information for women and elders, of interviews with Tongan leaders, community notices, news and music plus lessons in Tongan as a first language. With a deep love of their culture and language the hosts offer a rich source of education and inspiration.
With musicians, therapists, and psychologists on the guest-list, this show is about entertainment and community engagement. Tune in for discussions on mental health, youth issues, shout-outs, and to hear the best and latest underground music selected by your host for the evening, Lady Fats. She’s standing by and the request line is open…
Te Ama Pasefika Health is promoting the well-being of Pacific people. Each week you’ll hear interviews with studio guests giving advice on health, education, employment and other support services that encourage wellness and foster healthy, happy lives for Pasefika people in New Zealand.
Get ready to get moving! With their focus firmly set on promoting health and wellbeing among Pasefika communities in Auckland, Pila and Kalo take their popular aerobic routine to the airwaves. Join in for a workout that can be done by anyone, no matter their abilities. Walkers and wheelchairs welcome!
A programme dedicated to providing information and companionship to Tongan seniors. Producer and presenter Tapvalu “Otunuku” works in the aged care sector as a dedicated advocate for the elderly community, and is committed to sharing their stories and voices, as well as providing vital information on health and wellbeing. Tune in for engaging and inspirational discussion.