April Ieremia

A former New Zealand Silver Fern Netball player and is also known for her time as a television Sports reporter and commentator for ONE News and Sport. She is cousin to Alama Ieremia (former Manu Samoa and All Blacks player) and Neil Ieremia (Black Grace).

Sima Urale

A New Zealand award-winning and critically acclaimed Director. Urale has written and directed her own films, documentaries, music videos and television commercials. Urale comes from a family in the Creative Arts and Film industry with sister Makerita Urale who is a producer and documentary filmmaker, Bill Urale (King Kapisi), a hip hop artist, and Tita Urale who is a senior producer for TVNZ ONE News.

Mavis Rivers

At the start of World War II she started her jazz singing career entertaining U.S troops in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Rivers was also a nightclub singer, popular broadcaster and one of New Zealand’s most famous female jazz singers.