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…

Tokoroa Book Launch During Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani – Cook Islands Language Week

A new book Te Kinakina: E Ngara I te Ngari, Remember who you are and where you come from will be launched tomorrow in Tokoroa during Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani –…

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…

Pasifika Author to Launch Series of Children’s Books in Lower Hutt in Time for Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

Samoan author from Lower Hutt Wellington, Dahlia Malaeulu, will kick off Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa by launching seven stories in one hit. Dahlia’s Mila’s My Aganu’u series of books is…

21 Year Final Showcase for Pasifika By Nature Secondary Schools Pacific Festival in Hamilton

Hundreds of secondary school students from South Waikato, Hamilton and Bay of Plenty regions will take to the stage tomorrow for the final showcase of the Pasifika By Nature Secondary…

Potential new Home for Fale Malae in Wellington

The project for the Fale Malae in Wellington may have a new home after plans to house the Fale at Bunny Street near Parliament was scrapped due to various issues…

Niuean Educator on Taking Ownership to Learn Culture and Vagahau Niue

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube   Listen to the full podcast (24 min) on Spotify Main Article Having worked across several disciplines in creative arts, media and theatre,…

Cook Islands Academic From Tokoroa to Hamilton Pursuing Excellence in Education

Listen to the podcast highlights on Youtube   Listen to the full podcast on Spotify Main article Supporting students to find the why when deciding on a course of study…

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…