Our Stories - March, 2019

Pacific opportunity and achievement in focus

posted: 10:00 am - 24th March 2019

In the first of a series of regional fono around Aotearoa Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon. Aupito William Sio has stressed that Pacific communities are the owners of Pacific wellbeing and culture, and need to lead the design and delivery of services for Pacific people. Read more

Coconut Wireless captures STEM interest

posted: 9:00 am - 24th March 2019

Sourcing news and events to keep Coconut Wireless’ 440,000 followers and reach of two million people a week captivated is no easy task for Owner Mary Aue. Read more

Toloa Scholar designs his future

posted: 3:30 pm - 23rd March 2019

A Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Toloa Tertiary Scholarship will assist Masters of Architecture student Carl Leiataua with breaking barriers in the Pacific community and his profession. Read more

Pacific Music Awards reach milestone

posted: 9:00 am - 22nd March 2019

Fifteen years on since its inception, and the Pacific Music Awards has come into its own, celebrating the achievements of the pacific music community and industry. Read more

Proudly expressing cultural identity

posted: 12:00 pm - 18th March 2019

Nestled in the heart of South Auckland, Manukau Sports Bowl once again set the scene for the world’s largest Māori and Pacific Island festival - ASB Polyfest. Read more