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Years of public service recognised

posted: 6:00 pm - 8th November 2020

Deputy Chief Executive – Regional Partnerships at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Aiolupotea Sina Aiolupotea-Aiono has become the newest recipient at the Ministry to receive a Public Service Medal. Read more

Investing in Pacific wellbeing

posted: 9:00 pm - 1st November 2020

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples Director Pacific Capability Kaliti Bainimara-Kolinisau has invested her energy wholeheartedly into the Pacific community she serves. Read more

Tokelau Language Week an opportunity for the younger generation to step up

posted: 8:00 pm - 1st November 2020

Taupo Tokelau Community toeaina (elder) Isitolo Meie Pakome says Tokelau Language Week is a chance for young people to step up and own their language and identity. Read more

Breaking down STEM barriers

posted: 8:00 pm - 1st November 2020

Engineering Honours student Luke Fitzpatrick wants to use his acquired skills and qualifications to break down barriers standing between Pacific people and his industry. Read more

Tribute to a true leader Dr Joe Williams

posted: 5:00 pm - 1st November 2020

The totara tree has fallen in the forest of Tane, is an appropriate proverb to describe the life and death of Dr Joe Williams, MBChB, MPH, QSO, QSM according to Minister Hon Aupito William Sio. Read more