Our Stories

Second fruit fly found in Auckland

posted: 9:00 am - 20th February 2019

Minister for Biosecurity Hon Damien O’Connor says the second find of an unwanted fruit fly is disappointing and the Government is committed to ensuring it does not establish here. Read more

Pacific language weeks celebrate national asset

posted: 12:00 am - 20th February 2019

The 2019 Pacific Language Weeks will boost awareness of the value of New Zealand’s Pacific languages both within Pacific communities and beyond. Read more

Insightful Hawaiian internship

posted: 9:00 am - 17th February 2019

A week-long internship at the New Zealand Consulate-General in Honolulu, Hawai'i has been a trip of a lifetime for 2018 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award winner Asena Tolungamaka. Read more

Proud Cook Islander’s passion to serve

posted: 9:00 am - 15th February 2019

A love for her culture, church and sport has been the driving force behind Vaine Arai Areora’s desire to serve her community for many decades in Aotearoa. Read more

Kia Kōrero - Let’s talk advance care planning

posted: 9:00 am - 14th February 2019

Mother and daughter, Pusi and Sima Urale are part of a national campaign to encourage aiga and whānau to talk about future health planning and their health care needs at the end of life. Read more