Our Stories

Future generations will thank us for learning Pacific languages

posted: 8:45 pm - 4th August 2019

Cook Islands Language Week is an opportunity to celebrate the important role Pacific languages play in the daily lives of thousands of our Pacific friends, neighbours, colleagues and loved ones. Read more

Like father, like son

posted: 8:30 pm - 4th August 2019

Jerome Mika is constantly reminded of his father as not only does he share his name, but he possesses the same desire to bring about positive change within Māori and Pasifika communities in Aotearoa. Read more

Working for Whānau a priority

posted: 8:15 pm - 4th August 2019

Having made finding employment to help his whānau a priority this year, William Aro-Avatea approached youth services provider Solomon Group for help. Read more

Celebrated Pacific collection concludes

posted: 8:00 pm - 4th August 2019

After three years, the celebrated Auckland Museum’s Pacific Collections Access Project (PCAP) has come to a close. Since 2016, more than 5600 Pacific taonga have been shared with 13 Pacific communities as a part of this unique project. Read more

Tupu Aotearoa supports young Pacific people to prosper

posted: 8:00 pm - 28th July 2019

Pacific young people in Manawatū-Whanganui, Bay of Plenty and Waikato can get help accessing potentially life-changing learning and work opportunities with Tupu Aotearoa. Read more