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Te Vaiaso o te gana Tuvalu (Tuvalu Language Week) runs from 25 Sept to 1 Oct.<br />
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This year’s theme is ‘Ulu kite fatu e malu ei koe’ which translates into ‘shelter in the rock for your safety’. The official poster, designed by the community, and our Tuvaluan educational resource are available on our website, mpp.govt.nz.<br />
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Events will be held around the country to celebrate Tuvaluan language, culture and contributions to New Zealand. #TuvaluLanguageWeek.<br />
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#Tuvalu #Tuvaluan #language #Pacific #PacificNZ #community #culture #identity #PacificStars

ministryforpacificpeoples Te Vaiaso o te gana Tuvalu (Tuvalu Language Week) runs from 25 Sept to 1 Oct. This year’s theme is ‘Ulu kite fatu e malu ei koe’ whic... Read More

Proud to launch Pacific Employment Support Service (PESS) with @samlotuiigamp in Manukau today. PESS will support Pacific youth in Auckland with employment, education and training opportunities.<br />
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#youth #Auckland #Manukau #jobs #training #skills #education #Pacific #PacificNZ #PESS

ministryforpacificpeoples Proud to launch Pacific Employment Support Service (PESS) with @samlotuiigamp in Manukau today. PESS will support Pacific youth in Auckland ... Read More

Our vision is more successful Pacific Peoples. <br />
We want to make sure the journey of a Pacific child born today in New Zealand Aotearoa is a happy and successful one. We're working with partner agencies across the public sector to make sure every child thrives.<br />
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#PacificStars #Pacific #NZ #Aotearoa #PacificPeoples #success #Pasifika  #PacificNZ

ministryforpacificpeoples Our vision is more successful Pacific Peoples. We want to make sure the journey of a Pacific child born today in New Zealand Aotearoa is a ... Read More

Mālō ’aupito to all our #TonganHeroes this #TonganLanguageWeek – thank you for sharing your stories and promoting Tongan culture and identity in NZ.

ministryforpacificpeoples Mālō ’aupito to all our #TonganHeroes this #TonganLanguageWeek – thank you for sharing your stories and promoting Tongan culture and i... Read More

We have been gifted two copies of David Riley’s new book Tongan Heroes by the author as a give-away for #TonganLanguageWeek. Thank you David!<br />
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The book features aspirational people with Tongan ancestry, such as Queen Salote Tupou III, and you can win a copy by telling us below or on our Facebook page who your Tongan hero/champion is and why they inspire you. Remember to think of people from your everyday life too - heroes are found everywhere! Use the hashtag #TonganHeroes or #LeafakaTongaChampion.

ministryforpacificpeoples We have been gifted two copies of David Riley’s new book Tongan Heroes by the author as a give-away for #TonganLanguageWeek. Thank you Dav... Read More

Mālō e lelei!  Tongan Language Week / Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga is being held from 4 to 10 September 2016. The theme of the week is ‘Fakakoloa ‘a Aotearoa ‘aki ‘a e Loto’i Tonga’ — Enriching Aotearoa with the Tongan Spirit.<br />
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#TonganLanguageWeek #TonganHeroes #Tongan #Tonga #LeafakaTongaChampion

ministryforpacificpeoples Mālō e lelei! Tongan Language Week / Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga is being held from 4 to 10 September 2016. The theme of the... Read More

The Ministry believes Early Childhood Education is an important gateway to higher achievement for Pacific peoples. We are working with other government agencies to help enrol children early on and break down barriers to enrolment.<br />
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#Pacificpeoples #Pacificeducation #education #childhood #learning  #Pacific #Pasifika #youth

ministryforpacificpeoples The Ministry believes Early Childhood Education is an important gateway to higher achievement for Pacific peoples. We are working with other... Read More

We know from research that a quality early childhood education is crucial for children’s learning and development. With this in mind, we are focused on ensuring our Pacific children get the best start in life. <br />
#PacificStars #Education #childhood #learning #Pacific

ministryforpacificpeoples We know from research that a quality early childhood education is crucial for children’s learning and development. With this in mind, we a... Read More

The Ministry’s Toloa Scholarships programme is aimed at getting young Pacific people into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The scheme is set to grow thanks to a boost in funding. <br />
#PacificStars #scholarships #skills #education #STEM #science #technology #maths #engineering #maths #Pacific #youth

ministryforpacificpeoples The Ministry’s Toloa Scholarships programme is aimed at getting young Pacific people into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics... Read More

A huge meitaki to all our Te reo Māori Kūki 'Āirani Champions – it has been an honour to hear your stories and why language is your treasure.<br />
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#CILW #CookIslandsLanguageWeek #KukiAirani #KiaOrana #CookIslands #heritage #reo #language

ministryforpacificpeoples A huge meitaki to all our Te reo Māori Kūki 'Āirani Champions – it has been an honour to hear your stories and why language is your tre... Read More

The Cook Islands Mamas and Papas support group hold weekly programmes in Otara and Mangere, providing a variety of activities, education, health promotion and safety programmes in an environment where language is spoken, respected and valued. Participants frequently attend with family members and/or carers, where they socialise, exercise, enjoy arts and crafts and learn to cook healthy meals, assisting them to live healthily and independently.<br />
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#CILW #CookIslandsLanguageWeek #KukiAirani #KiaOrana #CookIslands #heritage #reo #language

ministryforpacificpeoples The Cook Islands Mamas and Papas support group hold weekly programmes in Otara and Mangere, providing a variety of activities, education, he... Read More

Papa John Pitomaki is an inspiring grandfather and great father. He believes the best way to teach Cook Islands language to young people and to the community is through reading the Cook Islands bible and to encourage singing in Cook Islands language: “This helps not only to learn the language but make it fun to learn for kids of all ages and the wider community.” #CILW #CookIslandsLanguageWeek #KukiAirani #KiaOrana #CookIslands #heritage #reo #language

ministryforpacificpeoples Papa John Pitomaki is an inspiring grandfather and great father. He believes the best way to teach Cook Islands language to young people and... Read More