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The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples. We bring the Pacific voice, perspective and understanding into policy. We are the guardians and the caretakers of Pacific knowledge, culture and identity, and we support and take stewardship over our Pacific communities and peoples.


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Pacific Values are our anchor, with each generation weaving the foundation for the next to stand on.​ Pacific communities are leading innovations within Aotearoa, the Pacific region and the world. We are confident in our endeavours, we are thriving, resilient and prosperous Pacific Aotearoa.

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Paving the way for future generations

29th November 2020: In his role as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP), John Tuamoheloa is constantly reminded the work he is doing is for the good of Pacific Aotearoa. Read more

The beat goes on

29th November 2020: While 2020 is a year to forget for many, it is definitely one to remember for 17-year-old Joshua Nanai aka Jawsh 685. Read more

First female Pacific Partner joins PwC New Zealand

22nd November 2020: PwC New Zealand has announced it is expanding its Hauora health sector practice with the appointment of Dr Monique Faleafa as a new Partner to the firm. Read more

Tupu Aotearoa offers sustainable employment and education pathways

22nd November 2020: Pacific communities in Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman and Northland will benefit from the expansion of the Tupu Aotearoa programme announced by the Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio. Read more

Big picture front of mind

22nd November 2020: Growing up, The Cause Collective Chief Executive Rachel Enosa observed the experiences her family faced in navigating support services and systems, which made her think there must be a better way for families to access the support they need. Read more