Our Stories - February, 2019

Insightful Hawaiian internship

posted: 9:00 am - 17th February 2019

A week-long internship at the New Zealand Consulate-General in Honolulu, Hawai'i has been a trip of a lifetime for 2018 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award winner Asena Tolungamaka. Read more

Proud Cook Islander’s passion to serve

posted: 9:00 am - 15th February 2019

A love for her culture, church and sport has been the driving force behind Vaine Arai Areora’s desire to serve her community for many decades in Aotearoa. Read more

Kia Kōrero - Let’s talk advance care planning

posted: 9:00 am - 14th February 2019

Mother and daughter, Pusi and Sima Urale are part of a national campaign to encourage aiga and whānau to talk about future health planning and their health care needs at the end of life. Read more

A collective voice for Pacific women in Aotearoa

posted: 9:00 am - 7th February 2019

For four decades, PACIFCA Incorporated has provided an avenue for Pacific women in Aotearoa to be a collective voice, to champion good causes, and to effect real change at the grass roots level and beyond. Read more

Reverend strives to serve, not to be served

posted: 8:00 am - 7th February 2019

“I came to serve but not to be served.” These are the Lord Jesus’ teachings Reverend Tauinaola Tofilau has strived to uphold whole-heartedly throughout a life dedicated to serving God and the Pacific community. Read more