Our Stories - August, 2017

Celebrating Pacific success in STEM

posted: 5:02 pm - 31st August 2017

The Ministry recently lent its financial support to this year’s Manawatu’s Science and Technology Fair in their quest to encourage more students to participate in areas of learning that include Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Read more

A BIG shout out to…

posted: 4:53 pm - 31st August 2017

Nora Swann, Pasifika Fusion Fashion Show Director, and her team for a fantastic and successful high-end fashion event recently staged in Otara, the heart of South Auckland. Read more

New premises for Ministry’s Auckland Office

posted: 1:29 pm - 31st August 2017

The Ministry’s Auckland office is relocating from its old premises on Springs Road in East Tamaki to 9 Ronwood Avenue in Manukau. The new premises officially opened on Thursday 31 August. Read more

Speech competition revives Samoan language

posted: 12:05 pm - 28th August 2017

The Samoan national speech competition held earlier this month in Christchurch with the theme “Ma’au i lou ofaga. Maua’a lou faasinomaga” (which translates to ‘Keeping your identity alive to thrive’), saw the most talented speakers battling it out. Read more

Walk The Talk Award winner

posted: 12:03 pm - 28th August 2017

Fatu Patolo’s leadership in the manufacturing and supply division at Coca-Cola Amatil NZ has earned him the ‘Walk The Talk’ award at the 20th Diversity Awards. Read more