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…

Ministry of Health Partners With Buttabean (BBM) Motivation to Improve Health and Wellbeing of Pasifika and Māori

A new partnership will help improve the physical health and wellbeing of Māori and Pacific communities in South Auckland. The Ministry of Health is committing $500,000 in funding over two…

Toeolesulusulu Dr. Damon Salesa Appointed Next Vice-Chancellor of AUT University

Pacific scholar and senior university sector leader Toeolesulusulu Dr Damon Salesa has been appointed to be the next Vice-Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology. (AUT) Toeolesulusulu is a prizewinning historian…

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…

Niue, Cook Islands, Kiribati Communities Join Hands to Roll up Sleeves for Vaccination This Weekend

Niue, Cook Islands, and Kiribati communities in Auckland are joining hands this weekend to roll up sleeves for COVID-19 vaccinations. Three Vax Pop-Ups & Drive Thrus kick off tomorrow morning…

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,…

Maori and Pasifika Youth in Porirua Urged to get Vaccinated at Weekend Event

Porirua’s first ‘Pacific Youth Vax Festival’ – a youth-led, youth-designed COVID-19 vaccination event to encourage young Pacific and Maori people to get vaccinated. When: 9am to 5pm, Saturday 16 October Where: Cannons…

2021 Pacific Music Awards Move Online

Due to ongoing Alert Level restrictions, the Pacific Music Awards Trust has decided to forgo a live event for the 2021 Pacific Music Awards.​ The winners will instead be celebrated…

Wellington Councillors Progress Fale Malae Proposal to be Built in Waterfront Park

During the Pūroro Āmua – Planning and Environment Committee held on Thursday, Wellington City Councillors have voted to progress the proposal for a Fale Malae to be constructed on Frank…