News and Stories - November, 2019


Toloa Community Fund presents gateway opportunity

posted: 9:00 pm - 24th November 2019

The Toloa Community Fund has been a gateway opportunity for Faith City Trust Board (FCTB). It has allowed the organisation to not just run an event but to develop further avenues for Pacific students and their families to actively engage with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Read more

Tupu Aotearoa encourages growth mindset

posted: 8:15 pm - 24th November 2019

Having successfully completed the Tupu Aotearoa programme run by Alignz Recruitment, Fuaifale Tyrell sees things from a very different perspective. Read more

Keeping gagana Tokelau front of mind

posted: 8:00 pm - 24th November 2019

To serve his Tokelauan community is part and parcel of Vaka Lemisio’s upbringing. “I have been serving the Tokelau community since I was young and my parents were actively involved before I was even born,” Vaka says. Read more

Further support for Samoan measles outbreak

posted: 1:00 pm - 19th November 2019

The New Zealand Government is continuing to support Samoa as it is hit by a measles epidemic. Read more

Regional contribution to Pacific wellbeing

posted: 8:15 pm - 17th November 2019

Akarere Henry consistently challenges the status quo to create positive change for Pacific peoples in the South Waikato. Like the time she challenged the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) and Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon. Aupito William Sio to visit Pacific people living in rural communities, and hear what trials they face, as well as their aspirations. Read more