Tagata Pasifika is a weekly TV show covering the stories of Pacific people and issues in NZ and abroad.

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-06

Tagata Pasifika - Robbie Magasiva - Netflix

Robbie Joseph Magasiva (born 21 May 1972) is a Samoan New Zealand actor who has starred in several films and as a member of the Naked Samoans comedy troupe. He has also appeared on television and theatre, and was the co-presenter of New Zealand's Tagata Pasifika with famed athlete Beatrice Faumuina. Magasiva is also known for his role on Shortland Street as Dr. Maxwell Avia which he played from June 2009 to July 2012, and for his current role as Will Jackson on the prison drama series Wentworth, an adaptation of the iconic prison drama Prisoner.

Tagata Pasifika - Personal life - Netflix

Magasiva is the first son of Salafa and Taufaiula Ropati Magasiva, he has four brothers, Stevan, Miki, twins Pua, and Tanu, and one sister Trina Magasiva. He inspired his younger brother (Pua) to become an actor; Robbie landed him an audition for alcohol awareness commercial. He has two children, Austin (born 1996) and Sophie (born 2000) both reside in Auckland, he looks after the kids week-on, week-off with their mother, Alice Gordon. In 2015 Medlock wrote acted and directed the play “Christ Almighty!” (to raise money for the homeless) alongside boyfriend Robbie Magasiva and his fellow Wentworth co stars Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva and Bernard Curry. Previously he was married to Anna Magasiva, whom he met while he was a receptionist.

Tagata Pasifika - References - Netflix