Emmaline Matagi

Emmaline is a beautiful Goddess from the land of palm trees, sugar cane and kava a.k.a. FIJI! She lives in West Auckland with her husband, three kids, sister, brother in law, dad ... the list goes on. She's a teacher with a BEd currently doing her MA in Education. You can find her usually in bed or at work - no in between.

Race and renting in Auckland

With the mismatch between supply and demand in some of New Zealand's main centres, finding a safe, secure rental is hard for anyone of limited means. But the ugly truth is that it is often that much harder for Pasifika and Māori.

Positive: A mother’s abortion story

More than 13,000 abortions were performed in New Zealand last year, yet the reasons why women have one remain largely shrouded in secrecy. If we're to have a more open discussion on the subject, we could start with the fact that most women who have an abortion already have children. Here, Auckland woman Emmaline Matagi tells her story.