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Pe'ea 'ua kotou? We’re excited about all the events taking place this #CookIslandsLanguageWeek. Great to see so many communities across NZ embracing their heritage!

nzpacificstars Pe'ea 'ua kotou? We’re excited about all the events taking place this #CookIslandsLanguageWeek. Great to see so many communities across NZ... Read More

Kia ariki au i toku tupuranga, ka ora uatu rai toku reo: To embrace my heritage, my language lives on.<br />
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Cook Islands Language Week 31July➡6Aug

nzpacificstars Kia ariki au i toku tupuranga, ka ora uatu rai toku reo: To embrace my heritage, my language lives on. Cook Islands Language Week 31July➡... Read More

Our Ministry’s vision is ‘Successful Pacific Peoples’. This places the community and its people at the heart of the work.

nzpacificstars Our Ministry’s vision is ‘Successful Pacific Peoples’. This places the community and its people at the heart of the work.

Cook Islands Language Week (31 July > 6 Aug) is a chance for all Kiwis to celebrate the rich language and culture of the Cook Islands. Events will take place around the country next week. We can’t wait!

nzpacificstars Cook Islands Language Week (31 July > 6 Aug) is a chance for all Kiwis to celebrate the rich language and culture of the Cook Islands. Event... Read More

It's nearly here! The theme for this year's Cook Islands Language Week is 'Kia ariki au i toku tupuranga, ka ora uatu rai toku reo — To embrace my heritage, my language lives on'. We hope you like the poster

nzpacificstars It's nearly here! The theme for this year's Cook Islands Language Week is 'Kia ariki au i toku tupuranga, ka ora uatu rai toku reo — To em... Read More

New Zealand’s Pacific island population is increasing at a higher rate than the overall NZ population – ten percent – which means we have huge potential to shape the future and contribute to the success of Aotearoa.<br />
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#youth #Pacific #NZ #Pasifika #opportunity #PacificStars #success #opportunity

nzpacificstars New Zealand’s Pacific island population is increasing at a higher rate than the overall NZ population – ten percent – which means we h... Read More

Building futures: Thanks to a Ministry Toloa Scholarship, Lower Hutt’s Melissa Kupa has set her sights on studying mechanical engineering.<br />
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Melissa wants to be involved in the design, manufacture and maintenance of mechanical systems and her long term goal is to  join the NZ Navy: “To be able to work on boats and travel the world sounded challenging and exciting.” Melissa, who is Tokelauan, will receive financial support throughout her degree studies at WelTec.<br />
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#PacificStars #career #Tokelau #Engineering #WelTec #scholarship #STEM

nzpacificstars Building futures: Thanks to a Ministry Toloa Scholarship, Lower Hutt’s Melissa Kupa has set her sights on studying mechanical engineering.... 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 is a happy and successful one. We're working with partner agencies and community groups to make sure every child thrives.

nzpacificstars Our vision is more successful Pacific peoples. We want to make sure the journey of a Pacific child born today in New Zealand is a happy and... Read More

In New Zealand, just over 20% of our Pacific population are Cook Islanders (61,839 people), our second largest Pacific ethnic group.<br />
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This vibrant community will be celebrating Cook Islands Language Week at the end of the month: more details to be announced soon!<br />
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#CookIslands #Pacific #Pasifika #NZ #KiaOrana #cookislandslanguageweek

nzpacificstars In New Zealand, just over 20% of our Pacific population are Cook Islanders (61,839 people), our second largest Pacific ethnic group. This v... Read More

Did you know, New Zealand’s Pacific peoples are a youthful bunch, with a little under half (46.1%) less than 20 years old. This compares to 27.4% for the total population. <br />
#Pasifika #youth #PacificPeoples #PacificStars #PacificNZ

nzpacificstars Did you know, New Zealand’s Pacific peoples are a youthful bunch, with a little under half (46.1%) less than 20 years old. This compares t... Read More

Great news! Pacific literacy and numeracy skills are improving.<br />
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More Pacific kids and their families are achieving better results from early childhood education through to tertiary education. We are now also seeing improvements in literacy and numeracy skills for Pacific adult learners.<br />
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#PacificStars #education #Pasifika #skills

nzpacificstars Great news! Pacific literacy and numeracy skills are improving. More Pacific kids and their families are achieving better results from earl... Read More

The Pacific community was out in force at #Polyfest Canterbury. The event was a beautiful celebration of #Pacific culture and heritage.

nzpacificstars The Pacific community was out in force at #Polyfest Canterbury. The event was a beautiful celebration of #Pacific culture and heritage.