Our Stories - January, 2018

Community Star shares her light

posted: 3:00 pm - 31st January 2018

New Zealand-born Tongan Emma Takataka shines bright as she continues to realise her true potential. Read more

NZIS supports Pasifika sporting flair and aspiration

posted: 2:00 pm - 31st January 2018

One glance at a rugby field or an athletics track and it is obvious Pasifika not only love sport, but often have a natural talent and flair and excel at many different codes.
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PIFS Deputy Secretary welcomed by MPP

posted: 4:30 pm - 25th January 2018

This week the National Office of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) hosted an afternoon tea to honour Deputy Secretary General Cristelle Pratt of the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS). Read more

Intern making an impact in the workplace

posted: 4:00 pm - 25th January 2018

A young Samoan-Chinese female working as a technology consultant is not too common in New Zealand, but Sanita Betham and Deloitte are working together to change this situation. Read more

Golden opportunity for Pacific MFAT Scholars

posted: 4:00 pm - 25th January 2018

In 2018, a new award is up for grabs at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards (PMPYA), where an exceptional, high-achieving international Pacific Scholar will be recognised for their efforts thanks to Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF). Read more