Our Stories - August, 2018

Diversity Dinner for men and women in blue

posted: 4:00 pm - 10th August 2018

New Zealand’s men and women in blue met with Wellington’s Pacific communities at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua for the recent Diversity Dinner. Read more

Reading warrior promotes literacy among Pasifika

posted: 8:00 am - 10th August 2018

Fortunate to have been brought up with books and reading, Kiwi writer and teacher David Riley realises many young New Zealanders have not had the same learning opportunities for various reasons. Read more

Kapasa is a tool waiting to be used

posted: 4:00 pm - 3rd August 2018

Kapasa, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) tool for policy managers, advisers and analysts within government agencies, is a bit of a hidden gem. Read more

Return in investment for MPP Southern Regional Manager

posted: 4:00 pm - 3rd August 2018

Diane Fenika’s recent acknowledgement by New Zealand’s Governor General for her service for the Pacific Youth Leadership and Transformation (PYLAT) Council is the return in the investment of time and creating the safe space for Pacific voices to be nurtured and heard. Read more

Teaching is a selfless duty for Te Tumu lecturer

posted: 4:00 pm - 1st August 2018

Increasing demand for Pacific languages to be taught at the University of Otago has seen Dr Telesia Vikatolia Puafisi Kalavite (pictured) join the team at Te Tumu – School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies. Read more