News and Stories


Highlighting the contribution of Pacific Aotearoa

posted: 8:30 pm - 13th December 2020

As a Senior Analyst for the Research and Evaluation Unit at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP), Anita van der Veer is on a mission to show how Pacific people enhance Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more

Pacific business alive and well

posted: 8:30 pm - 13th December 2020

Bishop Viard College company The Hustle has claimed the National Excellence Business Award for Pasifika Business at last week’s Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards 2020, staged at Te Papa Tongarewa. Read more

Culture and creativity intertwine

posted: 8:00 pm - 13th December 2020

Watching an individual wear her creations, and her artforms come alive is what motivates Cook Islands Fashion Designer Maggie Anitelea. Read more

Inaugural awards recognise service leadership in NZ and the Pacific 

posted: 7:00 pm - 13th December 2020

Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) has proudly held its inaugural Youth Leadership Awards to encourage and reward service leadership to benefit communities in Aotearoa New Zealand, as well as the Pacific region. Read more

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