Our Stories - July, 2018

Community Internship Programme now open for applications

posted: 4:00 pm - 30th July 2018

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Hon Peeni Henare has announced applications for the Community Internship Programme are now open. Read more

Be proud of your language and protect its future

posted: 6:00 pm - 27th July 2018

“Be proud of your language and protect its future” is the theme of this year’s Cook Islands Language Week. The second of seven Pacific language weeks in 2018 supported by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP), has been launched at Christchurch’s Te Hapua Halswell Centre on July 28. Read more

Reflecting on a rewarding year of change

posted: 4:00 pm - 27th July 2018

After 12 months in the role, Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Chief Executive Laulu Mac Leauanae continues to strive to achieve his goal of equal opportunities being afforded to all in Aotearoa. Read more

A new way of thinking

posted: 8:00 am - 26th July 2018

An innovative approach to ensuring Pacific families thrive and take the lead in their own wellness journey has seen Moana Research win the Pacific Social Enterprise category at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Business Awards. Read more

Opportunity to join the MPP team

posted: 4:00 pm - 25th July 2018

Committed to achieving positive change for New Zealand’s Pacific communities, working at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples is truly rewarding. While the work itself – creating change and striving for prosperity among Pasifika – is hugely satisfying, staff members at MPP are viewed as aiga. Read more