News and Stories


Celebrating Kiribati and its unique culture

posted: 9:00 pm - 12th July 2020

Although it is a far cry from New Zealand, a community of 3,225 Kiribati people call Aotearoa home.  Read more

Inaugural Kiribati Language Week underway

posted: 9:00 pm - 12th July 2020

Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio is pleased to announce the inaugural launch of Kiribati Language Week as part of the 2020 Pacific language Weeks programme. Read more

Pacific students prepare for business success

posted: 8:00 pm - 12th July 2020

A growing number of Pacific students around New Zealand are saying “yes” to being involved in the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) and gaining entrepreneurial skills. Read more

Supporting stranded seasonal workers

posted: 7:00 pm - 12th July 2020

Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) and migrant seasonal workers stranded in New Zealand will be able to continue working and supporting themselves with more flexible hours and roles. Read more

Tupu Aotearoa continues to grow and deliver results

posted: 8:00 pm - 5th July 2020

Two new service providers, Quality Education Centre (QES) and Workwise Employment Ltd, have been welcomed into the Tupu Aotearoa fold to help deliver great results for Pacific people in New Zealand.  Read more