“Celebrating the Pacific Spirit”, Pacific Media Network (PMN) is the premier provider of quality Pacific content in New Zealand. 

Through our multi-media platforms we inclusively open access to Pacific News, Entertainment and Lifestyle stories, keeping it 100% Pacific! Our mission is to empower, encourage and nurture Pacific Cultural identity and economic prosperity in Aotearoa. Pacific Media Network aims to deliver key outcomes with Pacific peoples contributing to New Zealand society in a positive way, Pacific peoples achieving their full potential and the preservation of Pacific Island culture and language.

About Us

Senior Management Team

Neville Dando - Chief Financial Officer  Leone Vito-Toleafoa - Sales & Engagement Manager Don Mann - Chief Executive Officer Sela Alo - General Manager of Content   


National Pacific Radio Trust Board Members

Mr Tiumalu Peter Fa'afiu - Chairman

Tiumalu Peter Fa’afiu of Pukekohe has significant governance and management experience.  He is of Samoan ancestry, born in the village of Satuimalufilufi. His family also come from the villages of Faleapuna and Satapuala.  A former New Zealand diplomat and trade negotiator.  Peter was the Head of Government and Community Relations for NZ Post and is a former Interim CEO and General Manager of the Tamaki Regeneration Company, a large Crown company which owns 2,500 social housing in East Auckland. He currently operates his own management consultancy, Navigator Limited.  He is on the Global Board of Amnesty International, which is responsible for over 2,000 staff globally and its NZ$600 million income.  He is a member of the Institute of Directors. 

Mr Sholan Ivaiti - Treasurer and Chairman of FRAC

Sholan Ivaiti of Auckland is of Cook Island Māori heritage. As Treasurer he will chair the finance and audit committee. He is currently a partner in Integrity Audit Ltd. He has considerable board and public service experience in the Cook Islands including, previously, being Chair of the Cook Islands Fuel Pricing Committee, a director of the Bank of Cook Islands and the Cook Islands Superannuation Fund. He is also a former head of the Cook Islands Ministry of Finance and Economic Management. He has a Masters in Commerce and is completing a LLB degree.

Ms Jody Jackson-Becerra -Trustee

Jody Jackson-Becerra of West Auckland is of Samoan heritage. She is currently the AUT external engagement manager based at their South Auckland campus. She was previously the Pacific stakeholder and engagement adviser for the University of Waikato. She holds a Master of Management Studies from the University of Waikato. She is currently the Chair of the Pacific Island Leader of Tomorrow programme and is the Alumni representative for the NZMFAT Pacific Scholars network.

Our Mission - Pacific Media Network is a Public Interest Broadcaster targeting Pacific peoples to empower, encourage and nurture Pacific Cultural identity and economic prosperity in Aotearoa.
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