Our vision is more Successful Pacific Peoples. 

We want to make sure the journey of a Pacific child born today in New Zealand is a happy and successful one. We're working with partner agencies across the public sector to make sure every child thrives.

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The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the Crown’s principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples.

We are here to ensure the success of our Pacific young people flowing through the pipeline from early childhood education (ECE), to schooling, tertiary education and finally the workforce, entrepreneurship and their own families.

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23rd May 2018: Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio announces the launch for Samoan Language Week 2018 and explains the meaning behind this year's theme for the week… Read more

No excuses for Life Coach

22nd May 2018: In 2014, David Letele weighed 210kg; he was depressed and hated his life and the body he was trapped in. David says he was so fat he could not tie his shoelaces and it was this, which made him realise the path he was on would lead to an early death. Read more

Inaugural NZ tour for Rako Pasefika

22nd May 2018: For the first time, Rako Pasefika will perform in New Zealand, Aotearoa from June 16-26, as a precursor to their appearance at the Pacific Dance Festival. Read more

Inspire, Inform and Empower

17th May 2018: railblazers in the technology sector will be showcased at the Digital Moana Forum, staged as part of 2018 TechWeekNZ from May 19-27. Read more

Finalists named for PBT Awards

17th May 2018: Anticipation and anticipation is growing around the11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards on June 22. The finalists have been named across the six award categories and feature a wide range of innovative businesses making an impact in the Pacific community. Read more

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