19 Recipients to Receive Funds Through Pasifika Festivals Initiative

19 Pasifika festivals across the country will receive funding through the Pasifika Festivals Initiative. The new funding announced by Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni says, “these successful…

First of its Kind Pacific Languages Survey Launched Today

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is calling on Pasifika to complete a survey about Pacific Languages in Aotearoa New Zealand. Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says, “a ground-breaking survey…

Teu Le Va – Dawn Raids History Community Fund Opened Today

The Teu Le Va – Dawn Raids History Community Fund has been established as another step in continuing the healing process for Pacific peoples – by supporting initiatives that generate, preserve, raise awareness and pass on knowledge…

Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau – Tokelau Language Week Wraps Up Pacific Language Celebrations

Te Vaiaho o te Gana Tokelau – Tokelau language week, wraps up the ninth and final Pacific language celebrations for 2021. This year’s theme is: Tapui tau gagana ma tau aganuku,…

Pasifika Youth Have a Clear Message: Ban Seabed Mining

A group of Pasifika youth have a message to the world leaders: ban seabed mining and protect the moana of the Pacific. The leaders helped Greenpeace Aotearoa launch the social…

Rev. Alofa Lale National President P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Women’s Org. From Local, National to Global Voice at UN

View the podcast interview on YouTube Or click here to listen on Spotify Main Article The largest Pasifika women’s non-government organisation (NGO) in New Zealand has gone from local, national…

Fijian and Rotuman Community Host 3 Day Vaccination Campaign in Auckland

Prayers have opened the 3 day vaccination campaign today, hosted by Auckland’s Fijian and Rotuman communities as part of Fijian Language Week. The campaign set up at the Mangere Centre…

Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti – Fijian Language Week Providing Stability for Well-being

The Fiji community across the country has begun the week long celebrations this afternoon, Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti – Fijian Language Week. More than 19,000 people identify as Fijian live in…

Fala Haulangi on Tuvalu Independence, Worker’s Rights, and Pasifika Resilience During Pandemic

Beaming with pride for her home country Tuvalu, union organiser/advocate and broadcaster Fala Haulangi pays tribute to her forefathers who paved the way to the nation’s independence. “So proud of…

Minister for Pacific Peoples’ Vaccination Message During Virtual Celebration for Tonga Language Week

Fakakoloa ‘o Aotearoa ‘aki ‘a e Ako Lelei- enriching Aotearoa with holistic education, is this year’s theme for Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e lea faka-Tonga – Tonga Language Week. Tongans make up…