Our Stories - June, 2019

Pacific traditions encourage STEM subject involvement

posted: 8:00 pm - 30th June 2019

An interactive exhibition - Patterns of Ipukarea - which weaves Pacific traditions allowing youth to learn about Tivaevae and Tatau and learning about the meanings behind the designs was staged at Porirua’s Pataka Museum, with assistance from the Toloa Community Fund.

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Last chance to apply for a 2019 PMPYA!

posted: 4:00 pm - 30th June 2019

Calling all young Pacific people in Aotearoa creating positive impact in the community and accomplishing great things in your chosen field – the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) want you to apply for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards (PMPYA). Applications now close on July 7. Read more

Working together to achieve success

posted: 3:00 pm - 30th June 2019

Gisborne, with its mild climate, beaches and rich agriculture has become a home away from home for many Pacific migrants. The Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) recently visited the Central region centre and hosted a Lalanga Fou - Tulī Takes Flight fono, aiming to engage with the Pacific communities in the area, hear their concerns and aspirations, and share what has been done since the launch of the new Pacific Vision and Lalanga Fou report last year. Read more

PM Pacific Youth Awards open many doors of opportunity

posted: 7:30 pm - 23rd June 2019

Many doors have opened for 21-year-old Roneima Koro-Teumohenga since she was presented with a Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award in 2016. Read more

Switching career paths to follow passion

posted: 7:00 pm - 23rd June 2019

Seidah Karati lives life to the full, and there is never a dull moment for the talented young woman. Read more