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Northern Region Fono inspires action by all

posted: 8:45 am - 6th March 2018

Community leaders from all spheres of society gathered at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Manukau office for the Northern Region Fono. Read more

Celebrating exceptional Pasifika apprentices

posted: 8:30 am - 6th March 2018

Five standout Pasifika men have been acknowledged by their employers and training organisation for their commitment to trade apprenticeships. Read more

Push for Pasifika in corporate leadership

posted: 4:00 pm - 23rd February 2018

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has a proud history of supporting diversity initiatives and has recently turned its attention to providing opportunities for, and to encourage, Pasifika in the corporate sector. This year the BNZ will sponsor the BNZ - Commercial and Corporate Award (supported by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples, MPP) at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards (PMPYA) on March 28. Read more

The belief to achieve

posted: 3:00 pm - 23rd February 2018

After leaving school, Hemi Cullen wanted a job, but struggled on how to go about finding employment. The Mangere-based 21-year-old had not worked for many years and he did not know how to go out and find a job, he says. Read more

Entrepreneurial flair

posted: 12:00 pm - 22nd February 2018

Some people think outside of the box, and Whangarei’s Grace Ligairi is one of them. Read more