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Iulia Leilua 
Ngāti Hāua, Ngāti Hekeāwai, Samoan

Iulia was born and bred in Taumarunui and is half Samoan and half Māori.  She attended St Joseph’s Māori Girls’ College in Napier before becoming a founding journalist for TVNZ’s ‘Tagata Pasifika’ in 1987.

Iulia later became an investigative journalist for Māori TV and was named Best Māori Journalist in 2018 by Massey University. Iulia has worked throughout NZ and the Pacific region since 1987 and for her iwi in Taumarunui. She’s also been a member of Destiny Church in Auckland since 2001.

Te Rongopai is a weekly half-hour bilingual show that discusses the message of Te Rongopai translated as The Good News or Gospel Message.
Te Rongopai is hosted every Sunday morning by Iulia Leilua Māori & Pacific Communications & Media Expert who talks to a wide range of Māori and non-Māori about how Te Rongopai has affected the faith of Māori  historically, the faith of Māori  today and its impact on Māori  in the future.


Twitter: @iulialeilua 
Te Rongopai 29/11/2019 - Stephanie Harawira
29 Nov 2019 15:36
'Te Hononga' Urban Māori Stories
National promises to gut worker rights and tenant rights if elected

Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: It's an interesting tactic, but the National Party of New Zealand clearly believe that renters and workers won't bother voting in the 2020 election because they are promising that if National become the Government they will remove renter rights and scrap any plan to raise the minimum wage.

With NZ First sliding into political irrelevance, can the Maori Party save Jacinda?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The latest political poll spells real danger to the Labour-led Government. After ruling NZ First out as a possible coalition partner by National, NZF has slumped to 3%.
Oranga Tamariki review: Deplorable, despicable and unacceptable !
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury, The Whānau Ora report into Oranga Tamariki is out, and it is a deplorable, despicable and unacceptable read!





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