News and Stories - April, 2020


Tackling Pacific family violence

posted: 9:00 pm - 27th April 2020

A campaign to tackle increased family violence in New Zealand’s Pacific communities during COVID-19, has been launched. Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu encapsulates eight ethnic-specific Pacific conceptual frameworks which set out the key ideas and principles that promote family wellbeing. Read more

New Zealand in the Pacific

posted: 8:00 pm - 27th April 2020

Tropical Cyclone Harold hit as the Pacific was also working to respond to the heath and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and New Zealand has stepped in to support its Pacific neighbours. Read more

Youth influence decisions made for Pacific in Aotearoa

posted: 7:00 pm - 27th April 2020

With COVID-19 continuing to affect the way we live, study, work and socialise, a group of passionate young Pacific people have identified the need to better support their peers throughout this global crisis and they are spreading the word via social media. Read more

Songs for the soul

posted: 8:00 pm - 19th April 2020

Uplifting and food for the soul, singing is a way Tangata Atumotu Pasifika Mobile Community Nurse and Health Promoter Suli Tuitaupe is helping to ease older Pacific people’s growing anxiety in the current climate. Read more

Serving humanity

posted: 7:00 pm - 19th April 2020

Samoan born and raised Sahara Anae wears many hats, including that of a mother, wife, Civil and Environmental Engineer, Pacific Koloa Collective member and Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) New Zealand Programme Manager. Read more