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Finding a sense of cultural belonging

posted: 9:00 pm - 15th November 2020

Social Worker Sally Dalhousie has always been deeply interested in social justice issues, while her isolation from Pacific culture as a youth has fuelled her desire to connect with the Tongan and Pacific communities in Aotearoa. Read more

Young entrepreneur embraces culture and tradition

posted: 8:00 pm - 15th November 2020

Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Entrepreneur of the Year South Regional winner Herilla Salu says her experience dabbling in business has allowed her to embrace the Samoan culture and integrate it into ideas she conceives. Read more

“Risk-taking” Pacific business leaders acknowledged

posted: 6:30 pm - 15th November 2020

Recognising the achievements of Pacific business and business leaders in Aotearoa, the annual Pacific Business Trust Awards shine a light on impact-led businesses bettering their communities. Read more

Championing Pacific business in the capital

posted: 6:00 pm - 15th November 2020

Samoan mother, educator, author and owner of Mila’s Ltd Dahlia Malaeulu has collected the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) sponsored Pacific Woman in Business accolade at the 2020 Wellington Pasifika Business Awards. Read more

Claim the opportunity

posted: 8:00 pm - 8th November 2020

Knowing there are people who have invested in her and believe in her abilities brings an increased determination to Toloa Tertiary Scholarship recipient Valerie Lui to make the most of the opportunity she has been presented with. Read more