Our Stories - April, 2019

Talking Tech

posted: 10:00 am - 26th April 2019

Get ready to talk tech at the upcoming Tech Talanoa in Porirua, on May 22. The event is part of Techweek 2019, which runs from May 20 to 26, and it is aimed at increasing awareness and inspiring Pacific people to find out more about Technology and various pathways into the sector.

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Pacific Youth MP thirsty for positive change

posted: 9:30 am - 26th April 2019

Meet 16-year-old Dazhonavah Siaifoi Fa’aumu, the Auckland-born and raised “child of the migrant’s dream”. This year, Dazhonavah of Samoan descent, has been selected to take part in Youth Parliament, representing Hon. Carmel Sepuloni, the Member of Parliament for the West Auckland suburb of Kelston. Read more

Tulī takes flight in the South Island

posted: 9:00 am - 26th April 2019

The Tulī is taking flight once again, this time in the beautiful South Island. Lalanga Fou Fono: Tulī Takes flight events are set to take place in three regional towns in the South Island during May, including Dunedin, Invercargill and Oamaru. Read more

Vai reminds Director her own experiences matter

posted: 3:00 pm - 22nd April 2019

Vai is a film on many peoples’ radars this year following its premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in February, the SXSW Festival in Texas in March, and more recently in New Zealand. Read more

Studying towards a more resilient Pacific

posted: 2:45 pm - 22nd April 2019

Charles Ching aims to one day create a safer, more disaster resistant and resilient Pacific, and his Toloa Tertiary Scholarship is helping him to achieve this dream. Read more