News and Stories


Languages inspire Pacific innovations

posted: 7:50 pm - 1st December 2019

A new fund has been designed by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples to support grassroots initiatives which increase awareness, celebrate, grow and inspire the daily use of Pacific languages in Aotearoa. Read more

Toloa Community Fund presents gateway opportunity

posted: 9:00 pm - 24th November 2019

The Toloa Community Fund has been a gateway opportunity for Faith City Trust Board (FCTB). It has allowed the organisation to not just run an event but to develop further avenues for Pacific students and their families to actively engage with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Read more

Tupu Aotearoa encourages growth mindset

posted: 8:15 pm - 24th November 2019

Having successfully completed the Tupu Aotearoa programme run by Alignz Recruitment, Fuaifale Tyrell sees things from a very different perspective. Read more

Keeping gagana Tokelau front of mind

posted: 8:00 pm - 24th November 2019

To serve his Tokelauan community is part and parcel of Vaka Lemisio’s upbringing. “I have been serving the Tokelau community since I was young and my parents were actively involved before I was even born,” Vaka says. Read more

Further support for Samoan measles outbreak

posted: 1:00 pm - 19th November 2019

The New Zealand Government is continuing to support Samoa as it is hit by a measles epidemic. Read more