“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

Sara-Jane Elika - Interim CEO     Sela Alo - General Manager of Content     Leone Vito-Toleafoa - Sales & Engagement Manager    Neville Dando - Chief Financial Officer


National Pacific Radio Trust Board Members

Mr Tiumalu Peter Fa'afiu - Chairman

Tiumalu Peter Fa’afiu of Waiuku has considerable experience of Crown connected organisations and Governance. He is of Samoan ancestry. A former New Zealand diplomat and trade negotiator, he 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. He currently operates his own consultancy, Navigator Limited. He chairs Amnesty International New Zealand and the First Foundation Trust. He is a board member of the Pacific Business Trust, a panel member of the New Zealand Press Council and a member of the Institute of Directors. He is the business representative on the Auckland Airport Community Consultation Group. As well as English, he speaks Samoan and Indonesian.

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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