News and Stories


Tokelau Language Week reminds us to stay united and strong

posted: 8:00 pm - 25th October 2020

Staying strong in the face of challenges and true to our heritage and the languages that are key to preserving our cultural identity and wellbeing, is the focus of the 2020 Tokelau Language Week. Read more

Policy to support, empower and strengthen Pacific Aotearoa

posted: 9:00 pm - 18th October 2020

First-hand experience and insight can often cause a career change, which was indeed the case for Jon Siakimotu, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Policy Manager – Projects. Read more

Niue Language Week lays foundations for future generations

posted: 8:00 pm - 18th October 2020

Now in its ninth year, the 2020 Niue Language Week is focused on laying the foundations to give rise to Vagahau Niue for future generations. Read more

Developing the next crop of cultural leaders

posted: 7:00 pm - 18th October 2020

Pukepuke 'o Tonga (POT) is on a mission to empower youth in the Tongan community and build the next generation of confident leaders who will uphold the Tongan culture, language and heritage in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Read more

Future beckons for Engineering student

posted: 6:00 pm - 18th October 2020

A bright future beckons for final year Civil and Environmental Engineering student Jalesi Nakarawa. Jalesi, a recipient of a Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Toloa Tertiary Scholarship, has signed a graduate role with AECOM, a leading engineering consultancy, and he is set to start the role in February 2021. Read more