News and Stories - January, 2019


Ambassador achieves positive change through sport

posted: 9:00 am - 30th January 2019

Luisa Avaiki Tavesivesi is an ambassador for rugby league in Aotearoa having either played the game, or been involved from the sidelines for almost 30 years. Read more

YES to success

posted: 8:00 am - 30th January 2019

Students experiencing success and seeing them at the top of their game is something Sian McMillan (pictured) is truly passionate about. Read more

ASB Polyfest leaders share experiences and culture at conference

posted: 9:00 am - 27th January 2019

More than 100 Auckland secondary school cultural leaders put on their school uniforms early to represent their school and culture at this year's ASB Polyfest Leaders Conference 2019. Read more

Passionate about Pacific success

posted: 10:00 am - 26th January 2019

Working with a team who is passionate about Pacific success is a driving force for Hazel Umaga, an intern at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP). Read more

Need for visibility and inclusion fuels Pacific artist

posted: 10:00 am - 25th January 2019

Artist and Pacific LGBTQI+ advocate Tanu Gaga’s motivation to put his community’s needs ahead of his own, stems largely from his values upheld by his upbringing and experiences as a Pacific person, part of the diaspora in Aotearoa. Read more