Pacific Values are our anchor, with each generation weaving the foundation for the next to stand on. Pacific communities are leading innovations within Aotearoa, the Pacific region and around the world.
We are confident in our endeavours, we are thriving, resilient and prosperous Pacific Aotearoa.
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples. We bring the Pacific voice, perspective and understanding into policy. We are the guardians and the caretakers of Pacific knowledge, culture and identity, and we support and take stewardship over our Pacific communities and peoples.
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples works closely with Pacific communities’ to maintain and promote heritage languages. The 2019 Pacific Language week dates have just been announced...
24th March 2019: In the first of a series of regional fono around Aotearoa Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon. Aupito William Sio has stressed that Pacific communities are the owners of Pacific wellbeing and culture, and need to lead the design and delivery of services for Pacific people. Read more