Podcast: Wanda Ieremia-Allan Uncovers History of Samoan literature with Niusipepa (newspaper) O le Sulu Samoa

Watch the podcast on YouTube   Or listen on Spotify Main article Samoan academic Wanda Ieremia-Allan is a PhD candidate in the Pacific and Indigenous Studies programmes at the University…

Former Auckland Local Board Chair Sworn in as 11th Labour Pacific Caucus MP

The New Zealand Labour Party welcomed Lemauga Lydia Sosene who was sworn in at Parliament and took the oath of allegiance in Te Reo Maori and in the Samoan language…

Labour MP Louisa Wall set to Become Ambassador for Gender Equality in Pacific Region

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Louisa Wall for a newly created diplomatic role as Ambassador for Gender Equality in the Pacific Region. Louise Wall announced…

Pasifika Marketing Agency Among Group Selected to Roll out NZ National Bowel Screening Programme Campaign

Pacific marketing, communications and creative agency Bright Sunday is one of three Aotearoa agencies selected to roll out the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) campaign for the Ministry of Health.…

Pacific Region Calls for More Recognition of Role of Women and Girls in Climate Resilience

The Pacific has called for more recognition of the critical role of women and girls in climate resilience at the opening plenary sessions of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission…

Pasifika Author Winner of Women of Influence Awards for Arts & Culture 2021

Qiane Matata-Sipu, creator of NUKU, has won the Arts & Culture section of the 2021 Women of Influence Awards. Of  Cook Islands heritage Qiane is an advocate, photographer, media specialist and…

Breast Cancer Deadlier for Pasifika, Māori and Young Women Despite Improvements in Survival Rates

Breast cancer remains deadlier for Pasifika, Maori and young women according to the first ever report released yesterday on World Cancer Day by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. Data from Te…

Podcast: Qiane Matata-Sipu, Changing the Narrative for Indigenous Storytelling, Leadership and Taking NUKU Across the Motu

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube Listen to the full podcast on Spotify Main Article Qiane Matata-Sipu is an award winning storyteller with more than 15 years working in…

Tagaloa Cooper on COP26: Climate Change Everyone’s Responsibility

Watch the podcast video on YouTube Or listen to the podcast on Spotify Main Article The Director of Climate Change Resilience for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme…

Studies Find Pasifika Women Lagging Access to Breast Cancer Care and Treatment

Two studies from the University of Waikato released today show the cost of breast cancer treatment is increasing as results continue to vary between Pacific and non-Pacific women. The studies…