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'Otou fäeag ta: rakoa, 'inea'ia, maür’akia - my language: learn it, know it, live it

posted: 11:00 am - 26th April 2018

The Rotuman Community of Aotearoa New Zealand is excited to announce its inaugural celebration of language and culture, with Rotuman Language Week, from May 6-13. Read more

Pasifika woman to lead Auckland Museum Trust Board

posted: 11:00 am - 23rd April 2018

For the first time, a woman of Pacific descent has been elected as Chairperson of the Auckland Museum Trust Board. Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum recently announced the appointment of Orchid Atimalala (pictured) to the role of Trust Board Chairperson, succeeding outgoing Chair of 10 years, Dr William Randall. Read more

It's a numbers thing

posted: 12:00 pm - 19th April 2018

Hazel Umaga has ambitions of helping Pasifika in areas they have traditionally struggled with, to ensure they reach their true potential in life. This year’s recipient of the BNZ Commercial and Corporate Award supported by Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards, is in her final year of a Business degree at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Read more

Kiwa Nuanua points to opportunities in tech

posted: 12:00 pm - 19th April 2018

Led by Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Kiwa Nuanua is aimed at Pacific Islanders living New Zealand, who are interested in discovering how the technology industry can benefit them. Read more

Chance to talk about education in NZ

posted: 11:45 am - 19th April 2018

New Zealanders have the opportunity to have their say on the future of education in our country with the Education Conversation - Kōrero Mātauranga, recently launched by Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern. Read more