News and Stories


Tupu Aotearoa creates ripple effect of positive change

posted: 9:00 pm - 8th December 2019

New Tupu Aotearoa service provider Kings Force Health Charitable Trust hopes to activate a ripple effect of positive change for Pacific people in the Hawke’s Bay through its involvement with the employment support programme. Read more

STEM professions should reflect New Zealand's diversity

posted: 8:00 pm - 8th December 2019

With a love of both animals and science, Anna Siohane-Royle’s choice to take up Veterinary Science and Healthcare was a no-brainer. Read more

Pacific talent honoured at Ōtara Sports Awards 2019

posted: 7:00 pm - 8th December 2019

All Blacks Sevens star Sione Molia has been awarded the Supreme Award at the recent 2019 Ōtara Sports Awards. Of Tongan descent, Sione was named Sportsman of the Year before winning the Supreme Award. Read more

Man on a STEM mission

posted: 9:00 pm - 1st December 2019

Fuli Fuli is a man on an academic mission, and the Toloa Programme is helping him to achieve it. Read more

Aiga-family and community at heart of Tupu Aotearoa

posted: 8:00 pm - 1st December 2019

Growing up in Satoalepai in Savaii, Samoa, Rhia Taonui’s grandmother would take her everywhere with her – to her regular village fono, weaving groups, church fono, village gatherings and events. Read more