Tributes Flow For Veteran Samoan Radio Broadcaster Tago Fuatamalesā Siaipili Tago

The Pasifika community across New Zealand, Australia, and Samoa have paid tribute to veteran broadcaster Tago Fuatamalesa Siaipili Tago who passed away aged 70 on Christmas day. People took to…

Pasifika Peoples Recipients New Years Honours List 2021

Pasifika people have been recognised in this years New Years Honours List for 2021. Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says, ” I congratulate all the Pacific People who have…

NZ Pasifika Milestone 90% Double Vaccinated

Ministry of Health figures released today show 90% (257,052) of eligible Pasifika in New Zealand have reached the double vaccinated milestone less than two weeks after the rest of the…

PW Interview: Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry Report Released

You can listen to our interview with Ali’imuamua Sandra Alofivae on YouTube, or on Spotify Summary The commissioners from the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry have paid tribute to…

Pasifika and Māori Perspectives on Wellbeing in New Zealand

   Watch the podcast on YouTube Or listen to the podcast on Spotify The first report into the Wellbeing of people in Aotearoa New Zealand was released by the Mental…

First Omicron in MIQ as NZ Hits 90% Double Vaccination

The Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield briefed media this afternoon about the first Omicron strain of COVID-19 being detected in New Zealand’s managed isolation and quarantine. The case came…

NZ Allocates Millions to First Private Investment Fund Targeting Pacific Countries

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth Phil Twyford have today announced a new investment fund to support COVID-19 recovery in the Pacific.…

Jawsh 685, Tree, Nick Afoa, Shepherds Reign Big Winners at Pacific Music Awards 2021

Pasifika musicians, singers, songwriters, and producers were recognised at the 17th annual Pacific Music Awards held online on Saturday evening. Among the big winners was 19 year old Joshua Christian…

Vanuatu First Pacific Nation Elected to International Maritime Organisation Council

Vanuatu has become the first Pacific Island Nation out of 40 new countries elected by the United Nations Assembly of the International Maritime Organisation as a Member of its Council…

Pasifika Students Studying Health and Disablities Encouraged to Apply for Pacific Health Scholarships

Pacific students studying health or disability-related courses are encouraged to apply for a Ministry of Health Pacific Health Scholarship. New Zealand’s Ministry of Health has allocated $1.4 million for next…