• Fresh 11 - Episode 35 Highlights of Fresh 2021

    Fresh 11 - Episode 35 Highlights of Fresh 2021

    It’s the final episode of the season!! Join us as we take a look back at the highlights of FRESH 2021! We’ll have special shoutouts from around the Pacific; the best of our Fresh Funnies from the year; a compilation of the amazing young Freshies featured on the show this season; and the highlights from all our big studio segments! Fa’afetai lava! Ngā mihi nui! Malo aupito! And meitaki ma’ata!!

  • Fresh 11 - Episode 29 ft. Elvis Lopeti, General Fiyah and more

    Fresh 11 - Episode 29 ft. Elvis Lopeti, General Fiyah and more

    We have another Fresh new ep!! Kia ora koutou! It’s Māori Language Week, and this week we profile a Young Brown & Gifted Māori studies graduate who works in performing arts: Taylor-Rose Terekia! We also focus on the Poi in Cultural ReFresh, and we take a look back at the highlights of Know Your Roots Season 2 – as we prepare for the return of our favourite reality game show!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 28 ft. Diggy Dupe, Choicevaughan, Bella Kalolo and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 28 ft. Diggy Dupe, Choicevaughan, Bella Kalolo and more

    Fresh new Pacific entertainment at your fingertips!  ‘The Panthers’ has recently hit our tv screens, but Did You Know – that Diggy Dupe and Choicevaughan made the music for that show?? In Fresh Funnies this week an ancient Samoan mythical being appears to haunt a young girl dealing with heartbreak… And ends up having to listen to all of the girl’s problems.. And our musician Stars Of The Kitchen are back to try their hands at Pacific vegetarian dishes!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 27 ft. our Kuki Airani Community

    FRESH 11 - Episode 27 ft. our Kuki Airani Community

    Kia Orana and welcome back to another week of Fresh! In this episode, we celebrate our Kuki Airani community in both Aotearoa and back in the motherland! We explore Te Maeva Nui, from the performances to the costume making in the islands. We also get a special look into the life of a Kuki scholar through the Uni Experience of the gifted Cam. General Fiyah additionally takes us on a trip to Melanesia to explain the history of war heroes in Papua. All that and more!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 26 ft. Theo Farrow, Elvis Lopeti, Dr Zeb Laqekoro and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 26 ft. Theo Farrow, Elvis Lopeti, Dr Zeb Laqekoro and more

    He was a fan-favourite when he hit our Fresh screens a couple months ago, and now Mall Crop is BACK!!  What danger and mischief awaits in the Mall for our sassy hero?? Have you ever noticed there is a lot of cultural theft happening on TikTok? We discuss this on Cultural Reset! Speaking of TikTok – some of our biggest Kiwi TikTok stars show us their cooking skills this week in Stars Of The Kitchen!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 25 ft. Akinehi Monroe, Boomer Tha God, Summer Vee and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 25 ft. Akinehi Monroe, Boomer Tha God, Summer Vee and more

    Fresh is back with the brown excellence, brown comedy and brown inspo! In this episode we bring you the island parody of "Bring It On", we heat up the kitchen with the battle of the cooking musos and get to know the island violinist Anne Filimoehala!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 24 ft. Hariata Moriarty, General Fiyah, HolyBoy Dom and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 24 ft. Hariata Moriarty, General Fiyah, HolyBoy Dom and more

    Your weekly dose of island flavours and colours is here! On this episode of Fresh we get inspiration from rising actress Hariata Moriarty, we have TikTok stars in the Kitchen, we get more Fresh laughs from Hira the Healer and General Fiyah returns to explain Ocean Pollution!

  • Fresh 11 - Episode 23 ft. David Liti, Shushila Takao and more

    Fresh 11 - Episode 23 ft. David Liti, Shushila Takao and more

    Back with a Fresh new ep! On this week of Fresh we head on to the makeup chair of Shushila Takao, we kick it with Olympian David Liti and we finallyyyy get into the FINALS on How Fresh Are You!?

  • Fresh 11 - Episode 22 ft. Matua ma Talavou, Nainz Tupai and more

    Fresh 11 - Episode 22 ft. Matua ma Talavou, Nainz Tupai and more

    Fresh is here to drop facts, inspo, culture and laughs! In this episode we learn about the Nifo Oti from a young tamaitai Samoa, we head in to the semi-finals of How Fresh Are You and we check out the inspirational work of Matua ma Talavou.

  • Fresh 11 - Episode 21 ft. Hakaraia Wilson, Cast of Fever Cabaret and more

    Fresh 11 - Episode 21 ft. Hakaraia Wilson, Cast of Fever Cabaret and more

    We back with Fresh!! We head into the captivating lights of Fever: Return of the Ula, we enter fight training with Hakaraia Wilson and so much more!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 20 ft. Torrell Tafa, Lazy Sneakers and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 20 ft. Torrell Tafa, Lazy Sneakers and more

    Welcome back to your healthy dose of freshness! This ep of Fresh... founder of Lazy Sneakers shows us how she gives back to the community through her passion of fresh kicks, Torrell Tafa reveals some things you might've not known about him, Nainz gets back to the chalkboard for How Fresh Are You and much more!!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 19 ft. Lisi, Budgeton Cast and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 19 ft. Lisi, Budgeton Cast and more

    Come on in and take your weekly dose of Fresh! On this ep of Fresh... We go into the studio with the rising phenomenon that is Lisi! The name behind the most repeated jams at young islander catchups and the mind behind viral songs like "Good Life". Plus Māngere College and Wesley Collage face off on How Fresh Are You!? Then we get the continuation of Budgeton! All that and more

  • Fresh 11, Episode 18 featuring My Fathers Barber, Nainz Tupai and more

    Fresh 11, Episode 18 featuring My Fathers Barber, Nainz Tupai and more

    Another week of Freshness! On this weeks episode of Fresh we head over to Matt Browns barbershop, learn about traditional navigation from a young Maori navigator and roll over laughing with the introduction of Budgeton!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 17 ft. Junior Fa & Lulu Tuilotolava

    FRESH 11 - Episode 17 ft. Junior Fa & Lulu Tuilotolava

    This week Fresh gets some one-on-one time with one of our biggest name’s in boxing: Junior Fa! Find out some interesting facts about Junior in Did You Know?! Destiny and Pati are back with more Fresh Tips, and it’s the return of your favourite Pacific game show: How Fresh Are You?! Join our host Nainz Tupa’i on his quest to find the Freshest high school students in the land!!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 16 ft. Maimoa Music, Nick Afoa, Cat Tuivaiti and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 16 ft. Maimoa Music, Nick Afoa, Cat Tuivaiti and more

    In this episode of Fresh we have it filled with fresh new content to quench your thirst for comedy, inspiration, motivation, and island flavour! We get the giggles from Queen's gumboot, family inspiration from Maimoa music on the tennis court and island flavour from popping puletasis!

  • FRESH PANEL: Is Jungle Fever still a thing? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH PANEL: Is Jungle Fever still a thing? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Our Panel discuss Jungle Fever also known as when Palagis/Pakehas are down with the brown, most commonly seen with white women and brown men. The table discuss their experience with Jungle Fever... Our Fresh panelists Cat Tuivaiti, Nick Afoa, and Wairangi Koopu discuss these interracial relationships and whether the line of "fetishization" gets crossed. Hosted by our hostess with the mostess... Disciple Pati! "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 15 ft. Frankie Adams, Silika Isaia and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 15 ft. Frankie Adams, Silika Isaia and more

    This episode of fresh is filled with treats, laughs, and shade! Our Queens are back in the kitchen to battle it our with some Fried bread, Frankie Adams chats to us about what we didn't know about the filming of Teine Sā and our island sisters are back with sl*tshaming tips. All that and more!

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 14 ft. Poetik, Cat Tuivaiti, Nick Afoa and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 14 ft. Poetik, Cat Tuivaiti, Nick Afoa and more

    Fresh is back with another episode full of comedy, storytelling and island inspo! This week we go behind the scenes of a theatre show, pop into an audition for "Hobbs & Shaw 2" and discuss Pacific sports with some amazing minds like Cat Tuivaiti. Plus we get to travel around the world with cameos from international and local Freshies checking in!

  • FRESH PANEL: Are Pacific athletes being exploited? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH PANEL: Are Pacific athletes being exploited? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Our Panel discuss the way Pasifika athletes are treated in New Zealand Sports. Pacific people are known to be genetically built for physical sport, from netball to rugby. Some of New Zealand's most famous and successful athletes are of Pacific heritage. But the question today is "are NZ sports taking advantage of Pasifika athletes?". Our Fresh panelists Cat Tuivaiti, Nick Afoa and Wairangi Koopu discuss NZ Sports, are they down with the brown or downing the brown. Hosted by our hostess with the mostess... Disciple Pati! "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • Fresh 11, Episode 13 featuring Indira Stewart, Kids of the Kitchen and more

    Fresh 11, Episode 13 featuring Indira Stewart, Kids of the Kitchen and more

    Malo e lelei and welcome to another week of Fresh! Get to know the amazing host of TVNZ’s Breakfast show on TV1 – Indira Stewart! She tells us some things about herself in Did You Know? We’ve got a funny fresh parody of the movie: Mall Cop, and The Kids Of The Kitchen are back to judge each other’s skills once again! On the menu this week – smoothies! How will they go down?

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 12 FT. Sam Lisone, Ura Tabu, Disciple Pati and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 12 FT. Sam Lisone, Ura Tabu, Disciple Pati and more

    In this episode of Fresh we have new Queens of the Kitchen that have a chop suey cookoff, we keep it fresh at the Siva Afi Festival and our island sisters are back with their best tips! All this and more on this fresh new episode.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 11 - PolyFest Edition

    FRESH 11, Episode 11 - PolyFest Edition

    This is a special edition episode of Fresh hosted straight from Polyfest. Lika and Viliami from Tone6 take us around the iconic Pacific Festival to watch performances, talk to the vibrant crowds, have a look at the beautiful garments, and break down some Polyfest facts. This episode also takes a special look at a Polyfest Throwback with alumni and OGs retelling stories of their time on stage. From being disqualified to fighting for rehearsal spaces this Polyfest throwback has all the tea from the past.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 10 - FT. Victor J Sefo, Cat Tuivaiti, Torrell Tafa and More

    FRESH 11, Episode 10 - FT. Victor J Sefo, Cat Tuivaiti, Torrell Tafa and More

    Fresh is back with another episode full of facts, laughs and brown talent! This week we have Cat Tuivaiti explore her Fresh Curse, Victor J Sefo take us to One Love, Our panel are back to discuss Diet Culture and our sisters are back with the FRESH Tips! All this and so much more! Catch it right here!

  • FRESH PANEL: Are new diets just fads in our community? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH PANEL: Are new diets just fads in our community? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Torrell Tafa, Fili Fepulea'i-Tapua'i, and Shushila Takao discuss Pacific food, diet culture and all impact of what you put on your plate. Hosted by our hostess with the mostess... Disciple Pati! "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 9 - Ft Jamie McCaskill, Martina Reekers, Bianca Seinafo and more

    FRESH 11, Episode 9 - Ft Jamie McCaskill, Martina Reekers, Bianca Seinafo and more

    Another week of fresh excellence, comedy, facts, and inspiration! All in one episode!  Our fresh kids enter the kitchen to compete in a pancake battle. We have Mary Poppins enter the fale to assist a modern brown family but she's kinda suss. Jamie from The Maori Sidesteps gives us the rundown of how he has created a business around his love for fish. Rising star Martina Reekers takes us to the netball court. Our girl Abi breaks down the history and struggles with Pacific hair. All that and so much more!!

  • FRESH 11, Episode 8 ft Melodownz, Kahukura Royal from new TV show "Vegas" and more

    FRESH 11, Episode 8 ft Melodownz, Kahukura Royal from new TV show "Vegas" and more

    You may know Melodownz as an awesome rapper, but did you also know he has his own kava show on YouTube??  Find out in Did You Know! Our Say It Wit Yo Chest panel discuss the pros and cons of social media, we’ve got an awkward scenario involving a car park in Fresh Funnies, and we profile Kahukura Royal – a young Māori actor and musician who is Young Gifted & Brown!

  • FRESH 11, Episode 7 ft PNG rapper Valle

    FRESH 11, Episode 7 ft PNG rapper Valle

    Join our international community of Freshies for this week’s show! Meet Vallé – a Christchurch-based PNG musician who is Young Gifted and Brown, we parody the action movie Black Panther in Fresh Funnies, and the Kings Of The Kitchen are back – this time they compare ‘ota’ or raw fish dishes!

  • FRESH PANEL: Is Social Media good for us? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH PANEL: Is Social Media good for us? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Torrell Tafa, Fili Fepulea'i-Tapua'i, and Shushila Takao discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of social media. What is free speech and should there be restrictions around this? Were those Judith Collins memes productive? Can we even live without social media? All questions that our dynamic panel answer and explore in this pressing topic of... Social media ediquette! Hosted by our hostess with the mostess... Disciple Pati! "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 6 - Ft. Nainz Tupai, Aue Dance Lab, Theo Farrow and more!

    FRESH 11, Episode 6 - Ft. Nainz Tupai, Aue Dance Lab, Theo Farrow and more!

    Another week, another FRESH new episode!!  We celebrate brown excellence with Aue Dance Lab! Nainz from Adeaze tells us about his health journey. Our Fresh Panel is back and this time they're discussing who can or cannot get Pasifika tatau. That and so much more! Hold onto your ei's, it's about to get funky Fresh up in here.

  • FRESH Panel: Who can wear Pacific tattoos? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH Panel: Who can wear Pacific tattoos? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Christian Malietoa Brown, Shaneel Lal, Theo Farrow, Charlene Tedrow, and Disciple Pati discuss the age-long controversial debate of who can wear Pacific Tatau. They discuss the meaning behind these traditional marks and the cultural significance. Christian explains his opinion of the sacredness of Pacific markings and how he believes they should be respectfully carried. While Charlene suggests where non-Pasifika should be getting their tattoo symbols from. The panel also unpacks what responsibility the tattooists have in this conversation of culturally appropriated Tatau and if the art has been commercialized for capital gain. Hosted by Gee Gee Pikinga. "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 5 - Ft. L.A.B, Black Friarz, Island Mums and more!

    FRESH 11, Episode 5 - Ft. L.A.B, Black Friarz, Island Mums and more!

    Another FRESH new episode!! We celebrate brown excellence with an incredible 10 year anniversary of the Māngere Arts Centre! LAB gives us a behind the scenes look into their concert rituals. We get another Queens of the Kitchen but this time they're cooking up corned beef. That and so much more! Hold onto your ei's, it's about to get funky Fresh up in here.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 4 - Ft. Tone6, Poetik, Charlie Pome'e and more!

    FRESH 11, Episode 4 - Ft. Tone6, Poetik, Charlie Pome'e and more!

    Fresh Season 11 is back with another episode! We have flipped the script and upped the ante on Fresh. For the people by the people - our links are coming at you from around the globe! We celebrate brown excellence with an incredible Niuean Takalo Group on Young, Gifted and Brown! Our Panel asks the question "Is WAP Female Empowerment?" and Tone6 shows us their star search to find their 6th member. We also get a special look at the making of Tongan Ngatu on Cultural Refresh. That and so much more! Hold onto your ei's, it's about to get funky Fresh up in here.

  • FRESH Panel: The WAP Debate | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH Panel: The WAP Debate | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Poetik, Charlie Pome'e, Brianna Fruean, and Emmaline Pickering-Martin discuss the highly debated Cardi b & Megan Thee Stallion's "WAP". They explore whether or not WAP is Female Empowerment. The panelists question what is "appropriate", how parents view this topic and looking at this topic through a Pacific lens. Poetik and Charlie also give their perspectives as Musicians and the responsibility they feel in the public eye. Hosted by Disciple Pati. "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • FRESH 11, Episode 3 - Ft. King Ulavale, General Fiyah and more

    FRESH 11, Episode 3 - Ft. King Ulavale, General Fiyah and more

    Noa'ia, Mauri, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa Fresh Season 11 is back! And we bring you Episode 3!! This week we celebrate brown excellence with King Ulavale in Young, Gifted and Brown. General Fiyah introduces us to his mentor and granddad in a new segment called Did You Know. Our Plastic Islander Support Group returns with some more fia-palagi antics. AND our Kings of the Kitchen introduce themselves as they judge each other's pisupo dishes. Hold onto your ei's, it's about to get funky Fresh up in here.

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 2 ft. General Fiyah, Samoan Lifeguards, Dawnraid Entertainment and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 2 ft. General Fiyah, Samoan Lifeguards, Dawnraid Entertainment and more

    Noa'ia, Mauri, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa Fresh Season 11 is back! We have flipped the script and upped the ante on Fresh. For the people by the people - our links are coming at you from around the globe! We celebrate brown excellence with our Young, Gifted and Brown JP Got's show I AM, General Fiyah does a Cultural Reset on Food Sovereignty in the Pacific, our Panel asks the question "Is Dwayne The Rock Johnson - Rock of Polynesia or Rock Bottom?" and our Mamas take us to the kitchen and spill the tea on the best Oka (Raw Fish) dish. Hold onto your ei's, it's about to get funky Fresh up in here.

  • FRESH Panel: Is FOB Comedy Problematic? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    FRESH Panel: Is FOB Comedy Problematic? | Say It Wit Yo Chest

    Christian Malietoa Brown, Shaneel Lal, Theo Farrow, Charlene Tedrow, and Disciple Pati explore the question "Is FOB comedy problematic?". The panel talks about using self-deprecation as a coping mechanism, impacts of assimilation, negative stigma around broken English, and much more!  The guests and host Gee Gee Pikinga unpack for themselves where they stand on the topic of FOB Comedy. "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens. It is conversations on topics we might not ever think about and topics we might be having debates about on a daily. Topics ranging from the impact of Cardi Bs WAP to the debate on the Samoan Malu.

  • FRESH 11 - Episode 1 Ft General Fiyah, JP Foliaki and more

    FRESH 11 - Episode 1 Ft General Fiyah, JP Foliaki and more

    Noa'ia, Mauri, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Tālofa, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Mālō nī, Talofa lava, Tēnā koutou katoa Fresh Season 11 is back! We have flipped the script and upped the ante on Fresh. For the people by the people - our links are coming at you from around the globe! We celebrate brown excellence with our Young, Gifted and Brown JP Got's show I AM, General Fiyah does a Cultural Reset on Food Sovereignty in the Pacific, our Panel asks the question "Is Dwayne The Rock Johnson - Rock of Polynesia or Rock Bottom?" and our Mamas take us to the kitchen and spill the tea on the best Oka (Raw Fish) dish. Hold onto your ei's, it's about to get funky Fresh up in here.

  • FRESH PANEL - Is The Rock the rock of Polynesia or rock bottom? | Say It With Your Chest

    FRESH PANEL - Is The Rock the rock of Polynesia or rock bottom? | Say It With Your Chest

    Poetik, Charlie Pome'e, Brianna Fruean and Emmaline Pickering-Martin answer the question “The Rock: Is he the rock of Polynesia or rock bottom?”. Hosted by Disciple Pati "Say It Wit Yo Chest" is a roundtable set up to discuss controversial topics and unpack unpopular opinions through a modern Pacific lens.

  • FRESH 10 - BEST OF ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

    FRESH 10 - BEST OF ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

    Join an all-star cast of Freshies from around the world as Fresh looks back at some of their 2020 highlights! Get inspired with some of the best interviews from the season, overload your brain with Fresh Tips & crack up with the best of Fresh comedy!! Until next year ... KEEP IT FRESH ...

  • FRESH 10 - HOSTED BY BIANCA & BOOMER

    FRESH 10 - HOSTED BY BIANCA & BOOMER

    They stole the show in Know Your Roots last season, and this week Bianca Seinafo and Boomer Tha God are back to host Fresh! Bee and Boomer have an exciting announcement to share about Know Your Roots, Destiny and Pati are back with more crucial Fresh Sis Tips, and Tofiga Fepulea’i is back in our favorite game show – How Fresh Are You?!