Our Stories

Inspirational woman works to inspire women

posted: 3:00 pm - 9th March 2018

Reina Vaai, a South Auckland-based criminal lawyer and reporter for Tagata Pasifika, is a woman of many talents. Read more

PESS initiative instils self-belief

posted: 12:00 pm - 9th March 2018

When the time came for Faatagai (Naee) Leavai to find full-time employment, the 21-year-old faced many challenges. Read more

Using personal success to inspire others

posted: 11:55 am - 9th March 2018

Being the first individual in his family to attend university is something Lukan Paitai-Tuiatua is embracing and using to inspire his younger siblings and cousins. Read more

Peter Fa’afiu: Making every person and every effort count

posted: 8:30 am - 9th March 2018

Challenges come hand-in-hand with management and governance roles, of which Peter Fa’afiu, an active member of the Pacific community, has held many. Read more

Toloa Scholars set to change the STEM world

posted: 9:15 am - 6th March 2018

A fresh cohort of potential “world changers” has been presented with a Toloa Tertiary Scholarship to pursue studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP). Read more