The Spinoff is interviewing 10 interesting Aucklanders about their relationship with the city and how it shapes their lives. Central Auckland is at the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau rapper Diggy Dupé’s world and music – this is where he grew up, and his family still lives nearby. The Pacific families that remain in central know intimately the Pacific story of the inner city, but it’s a story that’s often forgotten as the city grows and its demographics change.