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Youth Parliament opportunity to be heard

posted: 8:00 am - 16th August 2018

Every three years, about 140 young New Zealanders experience Parliament as Youth MPs and Youth Press Gallery members. By being part of the Ministry of Youth Development’s Youth Parliament programme, young people from around Aotearoa New Zealand have the opportunity to be heard, and for Youth MPs to actively work on topics and issues they are passionate about. Read more

Pacific Vision goes digital

posted: 2:00 pm - 15th August 2018

Pacific Aotearoa, an online survey launched today by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples gives tech savvy Pacific a voice in the Ministry’s Pacific Vision project. Read more

Diversity Dinner for men and women in blue

posted: 4:00 pm - 10th August 2018

New Zealand’s men and women in blue met with Wellington’s Pacific communities at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua for the recent Diversity Dinner. Read more

Reading warrior promotes literacy among Pasifika

posted: 8:00 am - 10th August 2018

Fortunate to have been brought up with books and reading, Kiwi writer and teacher David Riley realises many young New Zealanders have not had the same learning opportunities for various reasons. Read more

Kapasa is a tool waiting to be used

posted: 4:00 pm - 3rd August 2018

Kapasa, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) tool for policy managers, advisers and analysts within government agencies, is a bit of a hidden gem. Read more