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New transitional housing launched in South Auckland

posted: 3:22 pm - 6th August 2017

Pacific families in urgent need of housing will be among those to benefit from 21 new transitional housing units provided by South Auckland transitional housing provider Penina Health Trust. Read more

New funding to grow Polyfest

posted: 3:18 pm - 6th August 2017

Polyfest, the world’s largest Pacific festival, has secured $200,000 of the new funding from Government to help grow the event and to explore options for the future direction of the festival. Read more

iSpeak series to engage Pacific youth

posted: 3:15 pm - 6th August 2017

The Pacific Youth Leadership and Transformation (PYLAT) Council recently orgasnised an iSpeak series programme to discuss issues such as poverty and housing affecting Pacific communities. Read more

Ministry supports Pacific Biz Network

posted: 9:15 am - 1st August 2017

The Ministry recently attended the Pacific and Māori Business in Action Showcase held at Te Wharewaka o Poneke on the Wellington waterfront. Read more

Happy Cook Islands Language Week

posted: 3:41 pm - 30th July 2017

The Ministry, in partnership with the Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand (CIDANZ), in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum, are hosting the 2017 Cook Islands Language Week celebration. Read more