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Running out of time to jump on Tech wagon

posted: 4:00 pm - 4th May 2019

People often question Misa Tovia Va’aelua if he thinks of himself as a Kiwi because he was raised in New Zealand. However, as the Chairman of Pasifika in IT points out, the answer to that is complicated. Read more

Scholarship a reminder to empower Pacific community

posted: 2:30 pm - 4th May 2019

The most important things in life for Wellington-based Tala Tuala include his family, faith and education. As a successful recipient of a Toloa Tertiary Scholarship, it means the Massey University Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology student can focus on those things without the financial burden of his studies. Read more

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