Our Stories - February, 2018

Push for Pasifika in corporate leadership

posted: 4:00 pm - 23rd February 2018

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has a proud history of supporting diversity initiatives and has recently turned its attention to providing opportunities for, and to encourage, Pasifika in the corporate sector. This year the BNZ will sponsor the BNZ - Commercial and Corporate Award (supported by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples, MPP) at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards (PMPYA) on March 28. Read more

The belief to achieve

posted: 3:00 pm - 23rd February 2018

After leaving school, Hemi Cullen wanted a job, but struggled on how to go about finding employment. The Mangere-based 21-year-old had not worked for many years and he did not know how to go out and find a job, he says. Read more

Entrepreneurial flair

posted: 12:00 pm - 22nd February 2018

Some people think outside of the box, and Whangarei’s Grace Ligairi is one of them. Read more

Continued effort needed against corruption

posted: 11:00 am - 22nd February 2018

New Zealand has been rated the least corrupt country for the third year in a row but Open Government Minister Clare Curran warns there’s still more work to be done. Read more

Taita College ex-head boy excited with fees free opportunity

posted: 1:00 pm - 19th February 2018

Eighteen year-old Kaisa Fa’atui is not afraid of the limelight – in fact he is very comfortable in it. Kaisa has enrolled in first year drama at Toi Whakaari (New Zealand Drama School). Read more