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Volunteers crucial for Auckland’s Point in Time homeless count

posted: 11:00 am - 27th June 2018

This September, the first ever Point in Time region-wide count of people living without shelter in Auckland will take place. Ira Mata, Ira Tangata: Auckland’s Homeless Count is a collaboration of community organisations, people with lived experience of homelessness, emergency housing providers, government, academics and approximately 750 volunteers, who will count people living on the street and in cars throughout Auckland. Read more

Parris Goebel over the moon to receive inaugural award

posted: 11:30 am - 22nd June 2018

Choreographer, dancer and Pacific business woman Parris Goebel has accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust Legacy Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards. Read more

Huge night for Pacific businesses at Awards

posted: 11:00 am - 22nd June 2018

Pacific businesses and social enterprises throughout New Zealand were recognised and their success celebrated during the 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards, at Eden Park. Read more

Minister Sio addresses the Wellington Pacific Leaders' Forum

posted: 11:30 am - 21st June 2018

What the 2018 Budget meant for Pacific peoples was the main theme of an address by Hon Aupito William Sio, Minister for Pacific Peoples, at the Wellington Pacific Leaders’ Forum held at Oranga Tamariki in the Capital. Read more

Student voices heard loud and clear

posted: 11:00 am - 21st June 2018

Pacific students’ voices were heard throughout the Bay of Plenty – Waiariki region recently with the creation of the Waiariki Pasifika Secondary Schools Speech Competition. Read more