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The Breaker Upperers

Three funny scenes from NZ comedy movie 'The Breaker Upperers'.

Warning:  Explicit Language 


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Brutal Lives - Mo'ui Faingata'a Trailer

Soane ‘The Shark’ Valu had the world at his feet until he lost it all. After Soane’s father dies, he reluctantly returns to South Auckland from America to face his estranged sister, the three kids he left behind and break the curse of his ancestor’s shame.

The first ever Tongan language drama series coming to the CoconetTV. 

Full series premieres Wednesday, 5th August 2020.


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Get to know JAWSH 685

His Laxed (Siren Beat) has over 10million views on Youtube alone and his collab on Jason DeRulo's track 'Savage Love' took him to the top of the charts around the world.

Cook Islands/Samoan producer and beat maker JAWSH685 created this vid with his boys so peeps could get to know him better.


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Baby Done Trailer

A new film from the producers of HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE & THE BREAKER UPPERERS

Samoan comedian and actress Rose Matafeo stars in this comedy about having a baby! 

When Zoe and Tim find out they are having a baby, they resolve to not let parenthood change them but Zoe’s increasing denial about her impending birth pushes her, and her relationship, to the limit.


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Parris Goebel Teaches Us Pride-Inspired Dance Choreo

Celebrating the end of Pride month in the US with dance lessons from Samoan choreographer PARRI$ Goebel!

Get up, get ready, get comfortable, throw on a heel if you want and get ready to be fab!


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Auckland teen Jawsh 685 is #1 on the iTunes chart

From RNZ Music 

'Local teen producer Jawsh 685 speaks to Music 101's Charlotte Ryan about the success of his song 'Laxed (Siren Beat)' and his collaboration with global superstar Jason Derulo.

Listen to the full interview here 

Jawsh 685 is 17-year-old musician and producer Joshua Stylah from Auckland's Manurewa. You've probably heard his island-infused dance track ‘Laxed (Siren Beat)’, even though you might not know it.

The track's been used in over 30 million TikTok creations in just a few weeks. Celebrities such as Lizzo, Jimmy Fallon and Jessica Alba have all posted their own take on the dance challenge that features the track.

And pop superstar Jason Derulo used the beat on his worldwide smash 'Savage Love', which sat at the top of the global iTunes chart over the weekend.

Manurewa High student Jawsh says he only started making music on his computer in February last year, and his chart-topping tune was made in his tiny bedroom.

"I loved it. I loved making it. I made it for people to blast it on sirens and have fun.…more


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SEE BTS - Down By the River

Go behind the scenes with Jason Momoa shooting season 1 of the AppleTV series SEE 

Production of Season 2 was stopped due to the Covid19 pandemic but filming is set to restart at some stage this year. 


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Run it Straight with Nate Nauer - Episode 4: Dre Skrila

Nate sits down with comedian and digital content creator Dre Skrila.

He shares his life journey from dealing drugs, serving time and then turning his life around - a true redemption story


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Run it Straight with Nate Nauer - Episode 3: Joe Daymond

Nate sits down with up & coming NZ comedy superstar, Fiji/Maori and proud Welly boy 'Joe Daymond' 

They discuss their careers, family, Pacific backgrounds, parenting, opening up and reaching out as Pasifika men + much more.


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TOKYO HULA - DOC EDGE FESTIVAL

Tokyo Hula is one of 3 Pacific documentaries screening at Doc Edge Festival 2020 which is currently screening fully online for the first time ever.  TOKYO HULA is the final film in a trilogy of award-winning documentaries directed and produced by Lisette Marie Kaualena Flanary about a modern renaissance of hula traditions (Nā Kamalei:  The Men of Hula (2007) and American Aloha:  Hula Beyond Hawaiʻi (2003)). 

We speak to Director Lisette Flanary about the film below.  Tokyo Hula is available to watch on the Doc Edge Festival site on Friday 19th of June and Tuesday 30th of June.  Buy your tickets and more information here

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