Our Stories

Spreading Sweet Actions

posted: 12:30 pm - 10th May 2018

Spreading “Sweet Actions” – respect for oneself and that of others - is at the heart of Next Level LifeFitness. Established by Fagaiava Johnny Godinet and his wife Tania in 2017, the organisation offers life-based exercise workshops for 11- 12 year olds. Read more

Problem solving made possible with STEM

posted: 12:00 pm - 10th May 2018

Toloa Tertiary Scholarship 2018 recipient Bruce Graham has always been a problem solver.
His curiosity for why things are the way they are developed at a young age, he says. Read more

Taking action against family violence

posted: 11:00 am - 10th May 2018

Aiming to support and strengthen understanding of what defines family violence and the effect family violence has on Pacific communities across New Zealand, the Pasefika Proud Pacific Family Violence Training Programme (PFVTP) is underway for 2018. Read more

Honing governance skills

posted: 10:00 am - 10th May 2018

All aspects of governance were explored at the recent Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Governance talanoa, in collaboration with the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Inland Revenue (IR) and facilitators Adult and Community Education (ACE) Aotearoa. Read more

Getting money sorted

posted: 11:00 am - 9th May 2018

The Commission for Financial Capability’s annual Sorted Money Week is a prime example of how organisations can work collaboratively to improve the financial capability of all New Zealanders. Read more