Our Stories

Journey into governance

posted: 12:00 pm - 9th February 2018

The driving force of tautua – to serve - has seen former Black Fern Izzy Ford step into the unknown on numerous occasions, but the strong, independent woman has always been up for the challenge. Read more

Creative pursuits

posted: 11:00 am - 9th February 2018

For artist Jahra “Rager” Wasasala, winning the 2016 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award (PMPYA) for the Arts has been a catalyst for the progression and development of her creative practice. Read more

Obstacles no issue with PESS

posted: 9:00 am - 9th February 2018

Often things some people take for granted present huge barriers to others and prevent them from achieving their goals. For South Auckland’s Feao (Bella) Kalavi, the Pacific Employment Support Service (PESS) has helped her overcome obstacles and start working towards having a career in money management. Read more

Building Pacific hopes and dreams

posted: 11:00 pm - 3rd February 2018

Civil Engineering student Hawaiki Wallace likes to build things, including the hopes and dreams of Pacific people throughout the region. Read more

MoH dengue fever update

posted: 1:00 pm - 1st February 2018

The Ministry of Health is urging travellers to the Pacific to avoid mosquito bites following the recent dengue fever death of a 12-year-old Auckland girl who was on holiday in Tonga. Read more