Pacific Values are our anchor, with each generation weaving the foundation for the next to stand on. Pacific communities are leading innovations within Aotearoa, the Pacific region and around the world.
We are confident in our endeavours, we are thriving, resilient and prosperous Pacific Aotearoa.
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples. We bring the Pacific voice, perspective and understanding into policy. We are the guardians and the caretakers of Pacific knowledge, culture and identity, and we support and take stewardship over our Pacific communities and peoples.
18th October 2020: First-hand experience and insight can often cause a career change, which was indeed the case for Jon Siakimotu, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Policy Manager – Projects. Read more
18th October 2020: Now in its ninth year, the 2020 Niue Language Week is focused on laying the foundations to give rise to Vagahau Niue for future generations. Read more
18th October 2020: A bright future beckons for final year Civil and Environmental Engineering student Jalesi Nakarawa. Jalesi, a recipient of a Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Toloa Tertiary Scholarship, has signed a graduate role with AECOM, a leading engineering consultancy, and he is set to start the role in February 2021. Read more
11th October 2020: In recognition of the scope of his stewardship role and service to Pacific Aotearoa over and above his responsibilities of managing MPP, Public Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has given Laulu Mac Leauanae the title of Secretary for Pacific Peoples, in addition to his existing Chief Executive title. Read more