Our Stories

Pacific contribution to Aotearoa recognised with New Year’s Honours

posted: 9:00 am - 1st January 2019

Pacific people continue to significantly contribute to society in Aotearoa - 14 have been named on the 2019 New Year’s Honours list for their services to New Zealand's community. Read more

Appreciating Pacific perspectives

posted: 9:00 am - 14th December 2018

A significant milestone has been reached by Wellington City Council (WCC), and its Pacific Advisory Group, with Council adopting Kapasa as its Pacific policy analysis tool. Read more

Adapting to the melting pot of the Pacific

posted: 8:00 am - 14th December 2018

When Pacific peoples move across oceans to new lands and new cultures, they face new challenges as they adapt to their new environment. Peni Seru- Ben has experienced this first-hand after moving from Fiji to New Zealand as a young man over a decade ago. Read more

Designing Pacific identity

posted: 10:00 am - 12th December 2018

When West Auckland's Sisi Tasi was young, she liked to mix and match her clothing, and dress like supermodel and singer Grace Jones. Little did she know this would lead her into the world of fashion. Read more

Tupu Tai helps realise intern’s dream career

posted: 9:00 am - 12th December 2018

While many dream of spending the summer in the sun, Darren Young is seizing the opportunity to gain practical experience in the policy world, interning with the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) as part of the Tupu Tai initiative. Read more