News and Stories


Tulī takes flight

posted: 10:00 am - 17th March 2019

As a result of a successful Pacific Aotearoa Summit, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) is taking the show on the road. On Friday (March 22), the Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon. Aupito William Sio and the MPP team will be in Hamilton for the first of a series of Lalanga Fou Fono - Tulī Takes Flight events staged around regional Aotearoa throughout 2019. Read more

Youth proudly express cultural identity

posted: 9:00 am - 17th March 2019

Nestled in the heart of South Auckland, Manukau Sports Bowl once again set the scene for the world’s largest Māori and Pacific Island festival - ASB Polyfest. Read more

We are with you Christchurch

posted: 4:00 pm - 16th March 2019

Our hearts are heavy in the wake of Friday's tragedy, which has deeply affected the Christchurch community, the nation, and the world. Read more

Measles cases notified in Auckland

posted: 9:00 am - 16th March 2019

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking people who may have been exposed to measles in three public locations to be alert to symptoms. Read more

Bridging the gap in Te Tai Tokerau

posted: 8:00 am - 13th March 2019

Set up to bridge the gap between island roots and New Zealand-born Pacific peoples, Fale Pasifika has assisted many Pacific people who have settled into the region. Read more