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NZ’s biggest school celebrates Māori and Pacific culture and pride

posted: 8:00 am - 6th September 2018

Strengthening cultural pride within the Māori and Pacific community is the overarching goal of hui being staged at Rangitoto College in Auckland this year. Read more

Fepulea'i Margie Apa sets goal for a healthy Counties Manukau

posted: 8:00 am - 5th September 2018

Working with people with a deep desire to improve the health of New Zealanders - despite differing opinions on how to do it - is a huge drawcard to the health sector for new Chief Executive of Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Fepulea'i Margie Apa. Read more

Duty and service focus of Tongan Language Week

posted: 11:00 am - 30th August 2018

Duty and service to country, community and people are the theme of this year’s Tongan Language Week which runs from September 2 until September 8. Read more

The Tongan language is a national treasure

posted: 10:00 am - 30th August 2018

Residing in Ōtāhuhu,aka Little Tonga, John Pulu and his family mostly communicate using the Tongan language at home. The Pacific Broadcaster feels this is the best way for Tongan people living in New Zealand to preserve their traditional language due to Aotearoa being so diverse and English used most commonly elsewhere. Read more

Suicide prevention in focus

posted: 9:00 am - 30th August 2018

Waka Hourua is New Zealand's national Māori and Pasifika suicide prevention programme, funded by the Ministry of Health. It is led by Te Rau Matatini, the National Centre for Māori Health and Le Va, specialising in Pacific mental health and wellbeing. Read more