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
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
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
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
nzpacificstars Our Ministry’s vision is ‘Successful Pacific Peoples’. This places the community and its people at the heart of the work.
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
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
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
nzpacificstars Building futures: Thanks to a Ministry Toloa Scholarship, Lower Hutt’s Melissa Kupa has set her sights on studying mechanical engineering.... Read More
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
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
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
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