News and Stories


Languages, Technology, and Innovation at heart of Pacific report

posted: 9:15 am - 7th December 2020

A report that will provide a platform to build on Pacific Science, Technology and Innovation initiatives has been launched by Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio. Read more

Policy and science key to creating positive change

posted: 8:00 pm - 6th December 2020

After seeing the health demands of the Pacific community in New Zealand far outweighed the number of doctors and medical practitioners required to meet their needs, Yeomans Vaamainuu decided to do something about it. Read more

Serving Pacific at the heart of the matter

posted: 7:00 pm - 6th December 2020

As a child, Ministry for Pacific Peoples Northern Region Advisor Janelle Augsburg watched her nana serve her community with so much heart, she quickly learnt the importance of caring for your village so together you can prosper. Read more

Paving the way for future generations

posted: 8:00 pm - 29th November 2020

In his role as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP), John Tuamoheloa is constantly reminded the work he is doing is for the good of Pacific Aotearoa. Read more

The significance of wellbeing

posted: 8:00 pm - 29th November 2020

For the past six years, wellbeing has played a significant part in the life of Ministry of Health’s Director of Pacific Health Gerardine Clifford-Lidstone. Read more