News and Stories


Balancing cultural identity and academic success

posted: 7:30 pm - 10th November 2019

There is strength in numbers, and the New Zealand Tongan Tertiary Students Association (NZTTSA) is sure-fire proof of this. Read more

MPP Southern Director’s spirit of service recognised

posted: 2:30 pm - 10th November 2019

Diane Fenika’s understanding that building enduring relationships with communities relies on earning trust and respect is a rare find. Read more

Fale Pasifika promotes STEM as a pathway in Northland

posted: 9:00 pm - 3rd November 2019

Fale Pasifika Te Tai Tokerau envisages great things for Pacific people in Northland, the number of which is growing quickly. Read more

Role model inspires PMPYA recipient to give without hesitation 

posted: 8:00 pm - 3rd November 2019

Janelle Augsburg grew up watching her mum give without hesitation. Her mother is also the reason she has been presented with the Auckland Council Community Star category win at the 2019 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards. Read more

Challenging the international development sector to re-think values

posted: 7:30 pm - 3rd November 2019

The recently established Māori and Pacific thought-leadership group Pacific Koloa Collective is the first of its kind for the international development sector in New Zealand. Read more