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Parris Goebel's "Moonchild"

Posted in Moana Arts

The unstoppable force of Parris Goebel, choreographer to J-Lo and Cirque Du Soleil Michael Jackson One in Las Vegas, Young New Zealander of the Year, eight-time World Hip-Hop Dance Champion…more


PARRIS GOEBEL - MY WORLD

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Parris shares her world with us while she's on tour in Europe with her crew on this Episode of MY WORLD! Get to know the Top Choreographer in the WORLD.


Parris Goebel presents Dance Apocalyptic - By Janelle Monae

Posted in Moana Arts

The latest video from dancer/choreographer extraordinaire Parris Goebel.

World-reknown hip-hop dancer Parris is back again with her signature #PolySwagg style in this funky song by RnB and Soul Diva Janelle…more


Voice of Youth - Wonderland : NEW ZEALAND : Personally directed by Parris Goebel

Posted in Moana Arts

Directed by Parris Goebel, the Voice of Youth show features young New Zealand talent aged 16-18 years at Expo 2020 in Dubai.  

Wonderland is all about the themes and issues…more


Parris Goebel x Nike Women at Paris Fashion Week

Posted in Moana Arts

Nike celebrated the boundless power of movement and honored the collective strength of womanhood through a once-in-a-lifetime experience last night in Paris.

Collaborating with Samoan choreographer, dancer, and Nike partner…more


TRESemmé FLUID - with Parris Goebel and USA Artistic Swimming

Posted in Moana Arts

On top of choreographing pop star Rihanna's Super Bowl LVII half time show, Parris Goebel was also creating and choreographing the TreSemme 'Fluid' video campaign with the USA Artistic Swimming…more


Parris Goebels Grammys choreography

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Check out Rihanna's performance at the Grammys with DJ Khaled & Bryson Tiller for their hit "Wild Thoughts" and the dance choreography which was thanks to our girl Parris Goebel!!! 

She…more


Parris Goebel choreographs new Jason Derulo video

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The new Jason Derulo vid is fiiiiirrrrrrre and it must be cause of that Aotearoa touch. Choreographed by dancing queen Parris Gobel and starring RQ girls Kaea Pearce and Kirsten…more


PARRIS GOEBEL - HYPEBAE INTERVIEW

Posted in Moana Arts

Skilled dancers are plentiful, but only a few, like Parris Goebel, are true visionaries who have the innate ability to turn movements into art and pure emotion. A choreographer with…more


Inspiring Islander: Parris Goebel | What Are You Working On | Nike

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Parris Goebel, one of the biggest names in choreography, knows her purpose and her power. Dance is her first language, it’s why she’s here and it’s who she is.

As…more


DAUGHTERS OF THE MIGRATION - PARRIS GOEBEL

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The Coconet TV is proud to kick off its 'Daughter's of the Migration' series celebrating the impact Pacific women have had in Aotearoa over the generations.

The Samoan supernova that…more


Parris Goebel Teaches Us Pride-Inspired Dance Choreo

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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…more


Parris Goebel on Good Morning America - BTS of Rihanna's Super Bowl halftime show

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Samoan choreographer Parris Goebel discusses choreographing Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show on Good Morning America.

Plus in case you missed it, an ad she choreographed also appeared during the Super…more


PARRIS GOEBEL - one of the women who inspires RIHANNA

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Rihannazine sees i-D bring together Rihanna with those who inspire her most ..... and one of those women is our very own Parris Goebel.

In this film captured by Mario…more


HOW DO YOU SLEEP? - SAM SMITH (CHOREOGRAPHED BY PARRIS GOEBEL)

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Check out British Pop singer Sam Smith's video for his latest single 'How Do you Sleep'? choreographed by our very own Parris Goebel.

The 2 have been teasing the video…more


Parris Goebel to work with Elton John

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Parris has revealed that she has been selected by Elton John to be involved in a music video project.

Parris will be involved in a “judging board” where she will…more


Fresh 2 - Hosted by Parris Goebel

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Parris hosts Fresh from her dance studio: The Palace - she even hits the d-floor for us with her crew! We've also got the highlights from Raggafuffin, and Sonny Bill…more


Parris Goebel drops 13 new dance videos for Justin Bieber

Posted in Coco Talanoa

The release of Justin Bieber's fourth album is accompanied by a special short film, choreographed by none other than the Kiwi Kween of Poly-Swagg, Parris Goebel.

Individual clips, which make…more


FRESH 9 - PARRIS GOEBEL & THE ROYAL FAMILY DANCE CREW GO GLOBAL

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This week Fresh goes global with Parris Goebel!

Join Parri$ and The Royal Family Dance Crew as they tour across Europe performing and taking workshops. 
See how much effort goes…more



Sienna Lalau & Parris Goebel - Choreography Queens

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Just over a week ago Jennifer Lopez took the stage at the Global Citizen Festival in New York performing a number of her hits and Rihanna dropped her highly anticipated…more


LEVEL UP - Ciara ft Request

Posted in Moana Arts

Check out the visuals for RnB singer Ciara's latest track 'Level Up' - it's the first single she's released since her 2015 album 'Jackie' 

The video features Ciara’s hallmark dance…more


FRIDAY - PARRIS

Posted in Songbook

Parris Goebel the world sensation - She Dances, Choreographs, Teaches, Directs and now she's making music! What DOESN'T she do? 

Check out her latest single - Friday


Justin Bieber ft. Request Dance Crew - Sorry

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Director: Parris Goebel
Producer: Parris Goebel
Animator: John Hwang 
Production Company: Taktix Films


ReQuest Dance Crew ft. MINI ReQuest

Posted in Coco Kids

The amazing Parris Goebel drops another dance video featuring the fiercest female dancers on the planet. Reoowrr!


The Royal Family - European Tour

Posted in Coco Docos

The Freshies were lucky enough to tag along with Parris Goebel and the Royal Family on their tour around Europe! Check out all the action right hurr!


YUMMY by 'Sorry Girls' & friends

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Parris Goebel gets some of the Request "Sorry girls" together along with other friends in LA to jam a lil sumthin sumthin to Justin Biebers latest track 'Yummy'. 

They received…more


Parris in Paris - FRENCH QUEENS

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"On my first trip to Paris i was so inspired by the talent and raw passion from the dancers. Especially the females. I told myself i would fly back to…more


The Fashion Designer behind Parris Goebel's stunning MTV Music Awards Dress

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Meet emerging Fashion Artist Priscilla Ale of 'E'vana Couture' who lives in Sydney, Australia, is of Samoan Heritage and born in Auckland, New Zealand. 

She has had a dedicated spark…more


JLO's Live AMA Performance featuring ReQuest Dance Crew

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Check out JLo's amazing Opening number at this year's American Music Awards, featuring ReQuest Dance Crew and choreographed by Parris Goebel.


The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dance

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Poly's seem to be tearing up the Hip-Hop scene these days and here's the secret. Matua Poto Tele schools you guys on the scientific evolution of hip-hop dancing.


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 1

Posted in Coco Docos

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - THE WORLD TOUR BEGINS 

Introducing Parris Goebel and the Royal Family.
Parris has gained a reputation as one of the worlds best choreographers by working with…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 2

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CHINA - THE SILVER LINING 

The tour kicks off in China, and the dancers get straight to work. A choreographers work is never done as Parris is still making changes.…more


Rising Dust (2014) Short Film - 'Ancestors' Dance Scene

Posted in Moana Arts

Check out the awesome dance scene from Parris Goebel's short film 'Rising Dust'

Haven't seen the whole movie yet? Check it out here!


Little Mix - Brits Awards 2019

Posted in Moana Arts

ICYMI, Little Mix performed at the Brits Awards last week.  Our girl Parris Goebel choreographed the whole performance & Kaea Pearce performed! 

Watch the full 'Parris Project World Tour' here


Beyonce Competition Winners

Posted in Moana Arts

Beyonce - Grown Women: FRESH STYLE ! We bring you the POLY version of Beyonce's song Grwon Women.


Jennifer Lopez & Shakira Full Super Bowl 2020 Half Time Show

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Catch Latina Mama's Jennifer Lopez & Shakira's full Super Bowl half time show.

Our very own Parris Goebel choreographed JLO's Super Bowl routine and watch out for these Request Dance Crew…more


MY WORLD - KAEA PEARCE

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Kaea shares her world with us, getting her start in the Royal family, the biggest highlight of her dance career, getting to tour with her sister and more ...


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 3

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SOUTH AFRICA - A FAMILY REUNION 

Kirsten returns to her home country for the first time in 10 years.
Tearful reunions as her family welcomes her back and get to…more


What Do You Mean - PURPOSE The Movement

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Our girl Parris Goebel does it again with Justin Bieber's latest music vid for What Do You Mean!

Filmed on location in West Auckland, NZ, check out one of the…more


Leaving Me - Sammy J

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Check out the latest video by Sammy J 'Leaving Me' from his latest E.P 'The Sammy Johnson EP' available on iTunes. 

#IslandJam


Fresh 5 - Hosted by Sid Diamond

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Re-Fresh - Bringing you all the episodes of Fresh on demand right here on the coconet! 

Sid Diamond presents from Rarotonga at the ‘Sevens in Heaven’ comp. The secret to…more


FRESH 9 - GLOBAL POLYS AROUND THE WORLD

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Keepin' it Fresh around the world with our Global Polys!

Explore LA with one of Hollywood’s busiest stuntmen and actors – Sala Baker, go backstage at The Lion King in London…more


FRESH 9 - FRESH COMEDY SPECIAL

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Join some of our favourite Fresh funnies this week for our Fresh Comedy Special! 

Find out more about the making of the new Island smash hit ‘Take Home Pay’ that…more


FRESH 9 - THE EVOLUTION OF TATAU - PACIFIC TATTOO

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This week FreshTV takes a look at the evolution of Tatau – Pacific tattoo.

We hear from some of the pioneers of Pacific tattoo and meet some of the new generation…more


Cook Islander Michael Metuakore performs on The Kelly Clarkson Show in a special performance ...

Posted in Moana Arts

Cook Islander Michael Metuakore is based in Las Vegas where he regularly performs at Katy Perry's play residency.

He came onboard the Magic Mike Live Show for a one off…more


Most Influential Kiwis under 25

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Big ups to 5 of our Poly's representing in the line-up of the 'Most influential Kiwis under 25'

5. KJ Apa, 18 (Samoan)

Hunky actor KJ Apa couldn’t land a…more

MY WORLD - CORBYN TAULEALEA-HUCH

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Meet the talented Corbyn Taulealea-Huch.

Shes a world-class dancer who has shared the stage with supernova names like Rihanna and Jlo. When Corbyn is not traveling the world for dance,…more


Rihanna - Savage X Fenty closes out NY Fashion Week

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Rihanna closed out New York Fashion Week earlier today with a stunning presentation of her SavageXFenty lingerie collection choreographed and directed by our very own Parris Goebel and also featured…more


Fresh Off The Vote 2020 - Elvis Lopeti

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Elvis Lopeti is a professional dancer who travels the world with Parri$ Goebel and the Royal Family.

He is of Tongan descent and is from Otahuhu, South Auckland.

Elvis shares…more


Born To Dance Interview with Jordan & The O'Neill Twins

Posted in Moana Arts

Born To Dance (2015)

Jordan Vaha'akolo-Cruickshank & The O'neill Twins share some funny moments while working on set for NZ's first ever dance film, choreographed by Parris Goebel & directed by Tammy…more


IN CELEBRATION OF PARRIS!

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Parris continues to inspire!

At the end of 2019 she has made the Queen's New Years 2020 list and will receive the New Zealand Order or Merit for services to…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 9

Posted in Coco Docos

BRAZIL - SAO PAULO 

As Parris strolls through the streets of Brazil it inspires a spontaneous freestyle, here we see Parris’ creative mind at work.


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 6

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ITALY - VIVA ITALIA

Royal Family members Martina and Xena return home to their native Italy and a special fan is given a surprise.


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 5

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ISRAEL - THE HOLY LAND

Israel is a special place for The Royal Family.
Not only for the incredible sights but for the amazing fans who come out to support…more


YOUNG, GIFTED & BROWN | VIVIAN HOSKING-AUE

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Cook Islands fashion designer, pacific dance choreographer & business owner Vivian Hosking-Aue takes us behind the scenes of his show 'Ngametua'.

He shares about the opportunity he was given via Parris…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 8

Posted in Coco Docos

SANTORINI - Happy Birthday Parris

The tour takes a detour to Santorini, Greece to celebrate Parris' birthday.  The dancers tell more about their relationship with Parris.  They scramble to find…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 4

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RUSSIA - A FROSTY RECEPTION?

Touring in Russia is a first for Parris and The Royal Family.
They are excited to take on a new country, yet they are taking…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 12

Posted in Coco Docos

The Wrap Up! 

Parris & members of the Request Dance crew reflect back on an epic tour where they visited 16 countries in 47 days, ran 57 dance workshops and performed…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 10

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MEXICO CITY - MEXICO 

It's the 2nd to last stop on the tour and they're met by an enthusiastic group of dancers excited to learn and meet the crew.

The…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 7

Posted in Coco Docos

LONDON + SPAIN - Life on the Road 

The tour takes a toll on the dancers as the back to back flights and shows build up.  The reality of a…more


The Parris Project World Tour - Episode 11

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Buenos Aires, Argentina 

The crew have made it to their last stop .... Argentina .... after 47 days (6 weeks) of touring around the world!  

It's a bitter sweet moment…more


Congrats to our Pasifika winners at the 2020 Women of Influence Awards

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Coco congrats to all of our Pasifika winners at the 2020 Women of Influence Awards which were held last night here in Auckland.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban

In…more


HUMANS OF THE ISLANDS: JAHRA WASASALA

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JAHRA 'RAGER' WASASALA 

Contemporary Dancer, Poet and Choreographer 

FIJI 

 

Four words that describe you:

Vessel “I think my name is a great word to encompass who I am, in terms…more


DAUGHTERS OF THE MIGRATION - JOYANA FINCH

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The Coconet TV is proud to continue its 'Daughters of the Migration' series celebrating the impact Pacific women have had in Aotearoa over the generations.

"Migration is just as important…more


Dancing for JLO

Posted in Coco Talanoa

I'm a dancer from New Zealand who has been selected to back up dance for Jennifer Lopez in Las Vegas.

I come from a small town Tokoroa and always dreamt…more


DAUGHTERS OF THE MIGRATION - FIAO'O FA'AMAUSILI

Posted in Coco Docos

The Coconet TV is proud to continue its 'Daughters of the Migration' series celebrating the impact Pacific women have had in Aotearoa over the generations.

“It was an absolute privilege…more


SISTERS UNITED - THE GOEBEL SISTERS

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Last Saturday night saw the official launch of the Goebel Sisters organisation 'Sisters United' at the Palace Dance Studios in Auckland, New Zealand.

Kendal the eldest of the Goebel sisters…more


DAUGHTERS OF THE MIGRATION - JUDGE IDA MALOSI

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The Coconet TV is proud to continue its 'Daughters of the Migration' series celebrating the impact Pacific women have had in Aotearoa over the generations.

Suluape said to me “I'm…more


DAUGHTERS OF THE MIGRATION - ALEXIA HILBERTIDOU

Posted in Coco Docos

The Coconet TV is proud to continue its 'Daughters of the Migration' series celebrating the impact Pacific women have had in Aotearoa over the generations.

Alexia Hilbertidou, a force to…more


SIENNA LALAU - CHOREOGRAPHER & DANCER 'ON' by BTS

Posted in Moana Arts

Meet 19 year old Samoan choreographer Sienna Lalau who has choreographed K-Pop Superstars BTS' music video 'ON' and also dances in it.  

The video has already racked up over 70…more


HELP for the PACIFIC ISLANDS

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With Cyclone Gita leaving a trail of destruction through the Pacific Islands and still on it's way to Vanuatu & New Caledonia, many Pacific Islanders living here in New Zealand are…more


Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland Gallery

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Tamaki Herenga Waka:  Stories of Auckland  a new gallery at the Auckland Museum is now open to the public - chronicling Auckland's past and capturing its present including Pacific taonga.…more


Much Furore over Formation

Posted in Coco Talanoa

This week two afakasi forces of nature officially slayed online - Beyoncé’s supernova to the masses with ‘Formation’ and Parris Goebel, the superstar to the dance world with her wins…more


New Book 'Pacific Arts Aotearoa' Chronicles Six Decades of Pasifika Artistry

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Set to the backdrop of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and toasted to as a prelude to an evening dedicated to celebrating Pasifika excellence, a groundbreaking book…more


BALL SEASON - OUR PASIFIKA PICKS

Posted in Moana Arts

With Ball season in full swing, we've picked out some Pasifika designers from NZ, Australia, Fiji, Samoa and the US who do custom made ball dresses serving up stunning Pacific…more


The Cookout

Posted in Coco Talanoa

By Kristian Fanene Schmidt

Our generation of Polynesian people love Black culture.  We indulge in it everyday of our lives – from literature to fashion to politics.  It’s evident that some…more


MOANA - Pasifika Film Fest Sydney & NZ Premiere's

Posted in Coco Talanoa

We were privileged to be able to attend TWO screenings of MOANA within a few days of each other in two different countries.

We were in Sydney for the NRL…more


BROWN & BEAUTIFUL - Sisters United NZ

Posted in Coco Talanoa

The Goebel sisters (Kendal, Narelle & Parris) & their organisation Sisters United NZ  officially launched their 'Brown and Beautiful' campaign on Friday night and was attended by beautiful, brown sistas from all…more


BROWN & BEAUTIFUL EXHIBITION: SISTERS UNITED

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"Negative body image is a big issue with our young women & with this exhibition we hope to do our part in empowering our young girls to love what they look…more


SISTERS UNITED "DREAM GIRL" CONFERENCE

Posted in Coco Talanoa

Recently South Auckland exploded with the ideas, innovations and sheer bombasity of over 300 young Pasifika women connecting in one space. The SISTERS UNITED fono attracted over 13 school groups…more