Laumata Lauano

Laumata Lauano is a freelance journalist. A kiwi of Samoan descent, from the villages of Saleilua, Falealili in Upolu and Patamea in Savai’i, Mata has a passion for fair and balanced reporting and for getting more Pasifika stories out into the world.

Jun 29, 2020

The songs in Insecure that hit just right

From Twin Peaks to The OC, a great soundtrack can elevate any TV series. Laumata Lauano shares her favourite needle drop moments from Insecure, streaming now on Neon.

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Mar 7, 2020

Inclusivity for all: The return of women-in-music festival Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey Festival organisers Lani Purkis and Teresa Patterson on celebrating women in the New Zealand music industry on International Women’s Day. 

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