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Pacific contribution highlighted in Queen's Birthday Honours

posted: 8:00 am - 3rd June 2019

The 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list is shining an illuminating spotlight on the strong contribution Pacific peoples are making to our diverse communities in New Zealand. Read more

Tackling Pacific worker exploitation

posted: 6:00 pm - 2nd June 2019

Worker exploitation and human trafficking for Pacific workers in New Zealand were among issues tackled at a fono, hosted by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP). Read more

Joining the Pacific Vision journey is significant for South Island communities

posted: 4:00 pm - 2nd June 2019

Being a part of the Pacific Aotearoa Lalanga Fou journey is hugely important for the Dunedin Pacific community, according to Pacific Otago Trust’s Chief Executive (CE) Lester Dean. Read more

Fono a chance to sow long-term seeds for the future

posted: 4:00 pm - 26th May 2019

Pacific voices in the Oamaru and Dunedin areas have been heard and validated at the Lalanga Fou – Tulī Takes Flight Fono at the two centres last week. Read more

Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards encourage self-betterment

posted: 5:00 pm - 25th May 2019

Being a recipient of a 2015 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award (PMPYA) has impacted Sione Faletau positively over the past four years. Read more