Our Stories - September, 2019

New beginnings ahead for artist

posted: 8:30 pm - 15th September 2019

Manuha'apai (Manu) Vaeatangitau says being this year’s recipient of the Arts and Creativity category at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards means many things. Read more

Mama Pam’s life of public service recognised

posted: 8:15 pm - 15th September 2019

Pasimaca Osment or Mama Pam as she was widely known, has been awarded a Lifetime Award posthumously at the 2019 Spirit of Service Awards at Wellington’s Te Papa.

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Diamond shines in Miss Universe NZ pageant

posted: 8:00 pm - 15th September 2019

It was by pure accident Diamond Langi ended up in the beauty pageant scene.
However, hard work, talent and dedication has seen her shine on the stage, to become the first Tongan to be crowned Miss Universe New Zealand. Read more

Measles update

posted: 9:00 pm - 8th September 2019

Measles is circulating in New Zealand, particularly in the South Auckland region. In Auckland alone, 881 cases have been reported to date, and of these cases a large proportion were affecting Pacific people. Read more

GirlBoss leads by example

posted: 8:00 pm - 8th September 2019

Alexia Hilbertidou is the Pacific Business Trust Business and Entrepreneurship category winner from the 2019 Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards. Read more