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…

Pasifika Give Voice to the Royal Commission of Inquiry Into Abuse in Care

In the first of its kind, the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care began its Pacific Investigation hearing ‘Tulou – Our Pacific Voices: Tatala e Pulonga‘. Today marked the…

Pasifika Leader Leaupepe Elisapeta Karalus Receives Hamilton City Council Freedom Holder City Award

Hamilton City has honoured five of its most exceptional citizens in a special ceremony conferring upon them the city’s most prestigious awards. Well-known Pasifika leader in the Waikato, Leaupepe Elisapeta…

Kiribati Language Week – Wikin te Taetae ni Kiribati Kicks off Today

Maubonian te teei i nanon te mwenga bon karekean te maiuraoi, te ongotaeka ao te tangira – Home is where we nurture our children towards a healthy, responsible, loving, and prosperous…

Superintendent Fata Willi Fanene Passion and Drive for Pasifika and Police.

Click here to listen to the highlights on YouTube Click here to listen to the full podcast Strong communication, building partnerships, engagement and recruitment of Pasifika peoples into the Police…

Government Reaches Target for Women on Public Sector Boards and Committees

Minister for Women Jan Tinetti, Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, and Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities, Priyanca Radhakrishnan announced that the government has achieved its target…

New Report Highlights Challenges of Healthcare for Pacific People in New Zealand

A report released today paints a concerning picture of the health care challenges faced by Pasifika peoples in New Zealand and calls for ambitious changes to the system to be made…

Ethnically Diverse Population set to Grow in New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand says the population is projected to become more ethnically diverse over the next two decades. Projections manager Hamish Slack says, “while all ethnic group populations are expected…

Auckland and Porirua Pasifika Festivals Secure Grants to Attract a new Audience and Boost Local Economy

  Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash says festivals in Auckland, Rotorua, Porirua, and Christchurch have secured new investment to help them grow and broaden their reach to new…

Polynesian Panthers address Launch of Petition for Independent Inquiry into Institutional Racism and Racial Profiling by the Waikato Police.

Polynesian Panthers Dr. Melani Anae (pictured above) and Reverend Alec Toleafoa addressed community leaders and members of the Hamilton community this afternoon at the campaign awareness and petition launch-Racial INJustice…