News and Stories


Viewing governance up close and personal

posted: 9:00 pm - 14th March 2021

Director of Engineering Consultancy Collective Success and innovative thinker Sina Cotter Tait says Pacific people bring a different and valuable lens to the governance table. Read more

Quarantine travel to New Zealand from Niue

posted: 9:00 pm - 14th March 2021

The Prime Minister of New Zealand Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and the Premier of Niue Hon Dalton Tagelagi have announced passengers from Niue can resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand on March 24 NZT (March 23 Niue time). Read more

Year of transition for Pacific Language Weeks

posted: 7:00 pm - 14th March 2021

Pacific languages, cultures and identity are essential to the health and wellbeing of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand. Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio says language is the key to the definition of our overall Pacific wellbeing. Read more

Youngster takes education into his own hands

posted: 7:00 pm - 14th March 2021

Learning for eight-year-old Joe has not been easy while the COVID-19 pandemic rips through the world. Like so many young people in New Zealand and around the globe, Joe’s schooling has been disrupted, and alternative methods needed to be found to ensure he kept up with his work. Read more

Overcoming self-doubt opens door to opportunity

posted: 9:00 pm - 7th March 2021

Pacific and Māori people comprise roughly 27 percent of the national population yet are largely invisible in corporate New Zealand and especially so in leadership positions. This is motivation for 21-year-old TupuToa intern Olivia-Sianna Masoe, who is part of the 2020-2021 cohort that completed their internships over summer. Read more