News and Stories


COVID-19 impacts Samoa Language Week journey

posted: 9:00 pm - 24th May 2020

From May 24-30, New Zealand – and further afield - will embrace and celebrate the third most spoken language in Aotearoa with Samoa Language Week. Read more

Growing demand for what Pacific people bring to the table

posted: 8:00 pm - 24th May 2020

Kau Tulī central representative Fredwyn Kisona is a proud Tokelauan/Samoan hailing from Porirua, an area his family has made their mark in. Read more

COVID-19 ignites creative spark for Author

posted: 8:00 pm - 24th May 2020

After the initial shock of the COVID-19 lockdown and what it would mean for her family unit, Author and Educator Dahlia Malaeulu says the period ended up providing the perfect space to write. Read more

Ministry of Culture and Heritage helps media stay on top of its game

posted: 3:00 pm - 21st May 2020

A key focus of the first media support package overseen by the Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH), is to provide near term cashflow relief. Read more

A united and strong Pacific Christchurch

posted: 9:00 pm - 17th May 2020

Christchurch local Zion Tauamiti has created a social media platform Fa’atasi20 Chch Pasifika Connects for people to connect, find information, support, and encouragement during COVID-19 restrictions. Read more