Our Stories - December, 2017

Pacific community celebrated in New Year’s Honours

posted: 2:00 pm - 30th December 2017

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio has welcomed the Pacific recipients named in the New Year’s Honours. Read more

Obituary - Tony Johns

posted: 2:00 pm - 22nd December 2017

Advocate for Pacific communities Tony Johns has sadly passed away at his home in Wellington. Read more

MYRIVR - your one-stop app about NZ

posted: 11:00 am - 21st December 2017

As an ex-cop and gang member, Akerei (Rei) Maresala-Thomson has spent time at the coalface, witnessing the struggles and challenges many people in the Pacific community face in New Zealand. Read more

A'oga Fa'a Samoa journey for the Sao sisters

posted: 3:15 pm - 15th December 2017

For Auckland couple, Alia Crompton-Meyer and Ligi Sao, sending their daughters to A’oga Fa’a Samoa Early Childhood Centre in Ponsonby was a no-brainer. Read more

Cementing ambition

posted: 3:00 pm - 15th December 2017

Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Award winner Manakolahi (Manako) Nemaia often gets asked if she is able to help out people from her South Auckland community with their accounts. Read more