News and Stories - October, 2019


Book celebrates Pacific success at Otago University

posted: 7:30 pm - 20th October 2019

A book celebrating Pacific success in health sciences at the University of Otago has been launched recently at Parliament, with University of Otago alumni and siblings Alvin, Adrienne and Allen Mitikulena, who all work as General Practitioners in Wellington, on-hand to help. Read more

Tupu Aotearoa is changing young Pacific peoples’ lives

posted: 8:30 pm - 13th October 2019

Pacific young people living in the Hawke’s Bay, Southland and Otago regions will have access to support services that have proved successful in helping young people find new earning and learning opportunities. Read more

Pacific languages ground us

posted: 8:15 pm - 13th October 2019

Language can be a source of strength for Pacific peoples; it can help ground people; and boost their confidence. Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio says when we speak them, our languages provide us with an immediate and intimate access to our identity and our story. Read more

Pacific languages are a root from which prosperity will grow

posted: 9:00 pm - 6th October 2019

The 2019 Fijian Language Week theme reminds us how important it is to have something to anchor ourselves to says Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio.

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Approaching life with positive attitude leads to success

posted: 8:00 pm - 6th October 2019

For Tupou Veiogo, winning the Deloitte Commercial and Corporate category at the 2019 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards is reward for the positive attitude and excellent work ethic he approaches life with. Read more