News and Stories


Celebrated Pacific collection concludes

posted: 8:00 pm - 4th August 2019

After three years, the celebrated Auckland Museum’s Pacific Collections Access Project (PCAP) has come to a close. Since 2016, more than 5600 Pacific taonga have been shared with 13 Pacific communities as a part of this unique project. Read more

Tupu Aotearoa supports young Pacific people to prosper

posted: 8:00 pm - 28th July 2019

Pacific young people in Manawatū-Whanganui, Bay of Plenty and Waikato can get help accessing potentially life-changing learning and work opportunities with Tupu Aotearoa. Read more

Politics fan thrives at Youth Parliament

posted: 7:00 pm - 28th July 2019

A self-confessed “political fanatic”, Gabriel Tagi has thrived on the opportunity to experience what it is like to be an MP during the 2019 Youth Parliament. Read more

Northland’s voice for the Pacific

posted: 6:00 pm - 28th July 2019

The recent Lalanga Fou - Tulī Takes Flight fono in Whangarei has been the ideal opportunity for Fale Pasifika Te Tai Tokerau to share with people what it actually does, and its goal to be the voice of Northland’s Pacific community. Read more

Taking ownership of your language

posted: 7:30 pm - 21st July 2019

For the past four years, CIDANZ Business Improvement Manager Janet Akai has led the facilitation of Cook Islands Language Week – ‘Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ’Āirani, working alongside the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP). She has been instrumental in planning this year’s Language Week which starts on August 4 and concludes August 10. Read more