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…

Pasifika Education, Employment, Health, and Languages Targeted in NZ Budget 2021

New Zealand Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivered the 2021 Budget Statement Taukī Pūtea in Parliament today which contained around $67 million additional support for Pasifika Education, Employment, Health, and Languages as…

Porirua City Council Celebrate Gasav Ne Fäeag Rotuạm Ta – Rotuman Language Week

Celebrations across the country have taken place to mark the first of the nine Pacific Language Weeks starting with Gasav Ne Fäeag Rotuạm Ta (Rotuman Language Week). This year’s theme is…

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…

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…

Pasifika Green MP, advocates for RSE workers, overstayers, education, and languages

Pacific Peoples spokesperson for the Green Party, List MP Teanau Tuiono, says bi-lingual education for Pasifika languages, Recognised Seasonal Employers scheme workers rights, and advocating for families/whanau overstayers are some…