Our Stories

A new way of thinking

posted: 8:00 am - 26th July 2018

An innovative approach to ensuring Pacific families thrive and take the lead in their own wellness journey has seen Moana Research win the Pacific Social Enterprise category at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Business Awards. Read more

Opportunity to join the MPP team

posted: 4:00 pm - 25th July 2018

Committed to achieving positive change for New Zealand’s Pacific communities, working at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples is truly rewarding. While the work itself – creating change and striving for prosperity among Pasifika – is hugely satisfying, staff members at MPP are viewed as aiga. Read more

Be Fearless, says Parris Goebel

posted: 7:30 am - 19th July 2018

Choreographer, dancer, director and Pacific businesswoman Parris Goebel, who accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Legacy Award at the 2018 National PBT Awards in June, urges upcoming Pacific entrepreneurs to be fearless. Read more

Sharing Pasifika knowledge a winning formula

posted: 7:00 am - 19th July 2018

A great deal of commitment, belief and lots of support has seen Kokiti Limited take out the Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Pacific Impact category at the National PBT Business Awards in Auckland. Read more

Successful future based on love

posted: 7:00 am - 19th July 2018

A large crowd turned out to listen to Chair of the Health Research Council Pacific Committee speak at the Amanaki STEM Academy Parents’ Talanoa. Dr Palatasa Havea led the first of a series of community conversations on July 17 at Palmerston North City Library, about education development in a New Zealand Pasifika context. Read more