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Applications for 2019 Toloa Tertiary Scholarships now open

posted: 5:00 pm - 4th October 2018

Applications for the Toloa Tertiary Scholarships aimed at Pacific students pursuing STEM-related studies in 2019, are now open. Read more

Interwoven Tuvaluan identity

posted: 4:00 pm - 4th October 2018

With her granddaughter Patricia Filipi translating her Tuvaluan into English, artist Lakiloko Keakea explains it is her country of birth which inspires her carefully crafted Fafetu, currently on exhibit at Ponsonby’s Objectspace. Read more

Awards celebrate Samoa business and entrepreneurs

posted: 3:00 pm - 4th October 2018

Samoan business owners and entrepreneurs from Samoa, New Zealand and Australia have been recognised for their excellence and efforts in business, while serving and inspiring their communities at the inaugural Samoa Business Network (SBN) Awards. Read more

New appointments to the Human Rights Commission

posted: 2:00 pm - 4th October 2018

New Zealand's Justice Minister Hon. Andrew Little has announced Dr Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo as Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner. Read more

Looking ahead with a Pacific Vision

posted: 5:00 pm - 1st October 2018

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) has a renewed commitment to engaging with Pacific communities around New Zealand, to gain their feedback, ideas, dreams and vision for Pacific people in Aotearoa. Read more