Pasifika Broadcast Journalist Appointed to Governance Group to Work on Public Media Entity

Award winning Broadcast Journalist and Filmmaker Sandra Kailahi is one of eight experts appointed to a Governance Group to lead the next phase of work on a potential new public…

Facebook Launch Prompt to Encourage Voters in Samoa Ahead of General Election

Facebook is set to launch an Election Day prompt to encourage voters to get out and vote ahead of Samoa’s General Election on April 9. The prompt will be available…

Tongan Labour MP on Language, Housing, Serving Communities in Parliament

Listen to the podcast highlights on Youtube:   Or listen to the full podcast on Spotify: Main Article How Can I Help? That’s Labour List MP Anahila Kanongata’a-Suisuiki’s go-to question…

Waikato and Bay of Plenty Celebrate Pasifika

Pasifika culture was on full display this afternoon in Hamilton and Rotorua. Thousands attended the annual events showcasing culture, crafts, and island cuisine. Pasifika Wire was proud to celebrate the events.…

Rotorua Celebrates Pasifika Culture

Rotorua Pacific Islands Development Charitable Trust Whanau Ora Navigator and coordinator for the Pasifika Rotorua 2021 festival, Tupou Kaloni, says she’s proud of the community who have come together to celebrate…

Pacific Islands War Memorial Unveiled in Wellington

A new Memorial to acknowledge the contribution of Pacific nations to military conflicts and the bonds shared with New Zealand was unveiled by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today in Wellington.…

Double Shot of Pasifika Festivals in Hamilton and Rotorua This Weekend

Festival goers will be spoiled for choice this weekend with Hamilton and Rotorua Pasifika communities celebrating culture, arts and craft and food. The annual Kaute Pasifika Nesian Festival kicks off…

First Pacific Chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Appointed

Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni has announced the appointment of Ms. Caren Rangi as the new chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative…

Pasifika Soldier’s Relatives Sought

New Zealand’s Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Manatū Taonga is searching for the next of kin of casualties who fell in war. Could you be connected to these individuals?  Nga…

Waikato University has Highest Proportion of Pasifika and Māori

Māori and Pacific students now make up over 35% of the University of Waikato student body, the highest proportion of all New Zealand universities. Full time equivalent Māori student numbers…