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In Samoan, "Ta Talanoa" means "Let's Talk".

This show is about having good conversations, with ourselves as well as others.  Through great conversations we can share valuable information, that can uplift, inspire and empower individuals as well as our communities.

"Fa'ataua le Talatalanoa - Value Conversations"

Sieni focuses her discussions on the 5 themes of her book, AUALA, which tells her 'transformational story from Samoa to New Zealand':

Attitude

Unique Skills

Achievement

Leadership

Accomplishment

 

Host: Sieni Richardson

Language: Samoan

 

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Our Experince

Our experiences in life help us grow. If we need to keep growing, we need to create new experiences. Experience is the best teacher.

Duration: 00:31:45 | Date: 17 August, 2021

Decisions

Our decision-making not only impacts our lives but others as well. Conversations with others can also help us make well-informed decisions.

Duration: 00:28:53 | Date: 3 August, 2021

Perserverence

Perseverance is required if we want to achieve things in life. We have to face challenges and aversions with perseverance.

Duration: 00:30:59 | Date: 20 July, 2021

Resilience Duration

Duration: 00:28:46 | Date: 16 July, 2021

Our Enviroment

Our environment plays an important part in our everyday lives, our personal and professional growth. It's our own responsibility to make good choices about the environment we want to be in.

Duration: 00:29:4 | Date: 6 July, 2021

Time Mangement

Time management over time is important and we all know and agree with that. We must respect our time and others' time.

Duration: 00:29:12 | Date: 22 June, 2021

Language

Our language is our identity, and it's so important for us to value and keep our language alive. Our language is our way of communicating our values to others.

Duration: 00:30:22 | Date: 8 June, 2021

Confidence

Having confidence in ourselves can help us progress to different things in life. We grow and develop our confidence one step at a time if we are willing to take necessary actions daily.

Duration: 00:31:37 | Date: 25 May, 2021

Discipline

Discipline is so important in our everyday lives today. Discipline builds a mutual relation with our children as well as others. I believe through conversations we encourage and support each other in order to achieve whatever we set out to do.

Duration: 00:29:34 | Date: 4 May, 2021

Role Model

Ta Talanoa means let's talk in Samoan. It's a show where we have good conversations; where we get to connect with our community and people around us. We can learn so much more from each other through conversations.

Duration: 00:29:09 | Date: 20 April, 2021

Adaptability

Duration: 00:30:51 | Date: 30 March, 2021

Change

Ta Talanoa means let's talk in Samoan. It's a show where we have good conversations; where we get to connect with our community and people around us. We can learn so much more from each other through conversations.

Duration: 00:29:32 | Date: 16 March, 2021

Preparedness

It's important to be prepared at all times for things that will likely happen, especially with these lockdowns. We have to play our part and let's work together so we can all come out of this Covid-19.

Duration: 00:29:31 | Date: 2 March, 2021

Resilience Duration

Duration: 00:28:46 | Date: 16 February, 2021

Setting Boundaries

Duration: 00:29:02 | Date: 2 February, 2021

New Year Resolutions

Duration: 00:30:12 | Date: 19 January, 2021

Christmas Show

Duration: 00:30:02 | Date: 22 December, 2020

Tu Aga ma Amioga (Attitude)

"AUALA" - the first A in the title of Sieni's book about her journey and life lessons from Samoa to New Zealand, stands for 'ATTITUDE'

Duration: 00:29:32 | Date: 8 December, 2020

Meet Sieni

Sieni Richardson hosts her very first episode of Ta Talanoa. Hear her story.

Duration: 00:30:30 | Date: 24 November, 2020