Our vision is more Successful Pacific Peoples. 

We want to make sure the journey of a Pacific child born today in New Zealand is a happy and successful one. We're working with partner agencies across the public sector to make sure every child thrives.

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The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the Crown’s principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples.

We are here to ensure the success of our Pacific young people flowing through the pipeline from early childhood education (ECE), to schooling, tertiary education and finally the workforce, entrepreneurship and their own families.

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Community and Pacific leaders honoured

05th June 2017: The Minister for Pacific Peoples and the Community and Voluntary Sector, Alfred Ngaro, says this year’s Queens Birthday Honours list recognises the depth of leadership and commitment of those working in the community. Including a KNZM (Knighthood) for La’auli Michael Jones, in recognition of his services to the Pacific community and youth. Read more

New Chief Executive appointed for Ministry for Pacific Peoples

30th May 2017: Laulu Mac Leauanae is appointed the new Chief Executive for the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. Mac will be officially steering the Vaka from 3rd July 2017. Read more

Gagana Sāmoa celebrated this week

28th May 2017: Sāmoan Language week gives all New Zealanders the opportunity to celebrate our diversity and keep the language alive says Minister for Pacific Peoples, Alfred Ngaro. Read more

Investing in our Pacific communities

26th May 2017: Investment in Budget 2017 will help improve outcomes for our Pacific communities in New Zealand, Pacific Peoples Minister Alfred Ngaro says. Read more

Minister congratulates Polyfest students

19th May 2017: Pacific Peoples Minister Alfred Ngaro has today congratulated the winners of the 2017 ASB Polyfest. Read more

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