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Measles cases notified in Auckland

posted: 9:00 am - 16th March 2019

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking people who may have been exposed to measles in three public locations to be alert to symptoms. Read more

Bridging the gap in Te Tai Tokerau

posted: 8:00 am - 13th March 2019

Set up to bridge the gap between island roots and New Zealand-born Pacific peoples, Fale Pasifika has assisted many Pacific people who have settled into the region. Read more

Push for Pacific achievement in STEM  

posted: 8:15 am - 11th March 2019

The Minister for Pacific Peoples is pushing hard for greater Pasifika participation in STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) with a further boost this year of a new crop of national Toloa awardees being announced. Read more

Misadventures of a Pacific Professional – new web series air

posted: 8:00 am - 11th March 2019

Unconscious bias, diversity and inclusion are two themes tackled head-on by a new web series currently in production. Misadventures of a Pacific Professional is a six part web series created by husband and wife duo Esera Tanoa’i and Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i. Read more

Tender process open for providers to join successful work programme

posted: 8:00 am - 11th March 2019

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples has welcomed the announcement of funding to expand the successful Pacific Employment Support Service (PESS) programme into regional New Zealand. It is now reaching out to providers to tender for the contract to deliver the programme.

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