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.
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.
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
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