Pacific People Across Aotearoa Recognised in Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours List

Pacific people across Aotearoa New Zealand have been recognised for their contribution and service to Aotearoa New Zealand in the Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours List 2022. Dr Collin…

University of Auckland Signs MoU with Fiji National University

The University of Auckland and the Fiji National University (FNU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at paving the way for greater academic cooperation. Its aim is to facilitate…

Access to Preventative Gout Medicine Inequitable for Pasifika

According to a report released today by Pharmac, Pacific peoples health – Gout data insights, data shows that while the prevalence of gout in Pacific people continues to climb, access to…

Pasifika Clinicians Encourage Families to Plan and Prepare for Omicron

“Plan and Prepare for Omicron,” is the message from Pasifika Clinicians speaking to members of the Pasifika community tonight in a Ministry for Pacific Peoples and Ministry of Health hosted …

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…

Bay of Plenty Pasifika Community Surpass 90% Second Dose Vaccination

Bay of Plenty’s Pasifika community has surpassed the 90% fully vaccinated figure, joining the Nelson Marlborough region which reached this milestone in October, according to Ministry of Health figures. Ninety-four…

Vagahau Niue – Niuean Language Week Thrive and Keep Language and Culture Alive

Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue – “May the Tagata Niue thrive” is this year’s theme for Faahi tapu he Vagahau Niue – Niuean Language Week. Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi took part…

Book Celebrating Fijian Language and Culture set for Launch in October

A book celebrating language and culture is set to be launched in Wellington during Fijian Language Week, October 3 – 9. Voqa ni Veisemati: Vola Italanoa ni Viti e Aotearoa is…

Pasifika Government and Private Sector Media to Receive Funding for new Journalist Roles

Three Pasifika oriented organisations have been awarded funding under the New Zealand On Air $18 million Public Interest Journalism funding boost. Successful organisations include the Government owned and operated National…

Deputy Chair of Hibiscus and Bays Local Board calls for all Pasifika to get Vaccinated

Deputy Chair of the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board is calling on all Pasifika people to get vaccinated. Victoria Short has this message, “To all my Pasifika friends and family,…