News and Stories - September, 2020


Increased support for Pacific community language projects

posted: 12:00 pm - 30th September 2020

Round two of the Community Languages Fund (CLF) will provide even more support for Pacific grassroots community and family language projects with the introduction of a second funding tier of $10,000, in addition to the $2,500 tier. Read more

Tuvalu Language Week theme reminds Pacific peoples to be resilient

posted: 8:00 pm - 27th September 2020

The 2020 Tuvalu Language Week theme of, Fakatili Te Kiloga Fou, which means Navigating the changing environment, is a call on all Pacific peoples to be strong and resilient in the face of COVID-19.

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Striving for a good life

posted: 8:00 pm - 27th September 2020

Lisa Tou-McNaughton is adamant in her belief that everyone deserves a good life. This belief is also the Tupu Aotearoa Manager’s (Southland/Otago) mantra, and she endeavours to ensure this becomes reality for Pacific communities in the regions. Read more

Educator passionate about empowering Pacific peoples

posted: 7:00 pm - 27th September 2020

Mangere College Dean and Teacher Alisi Tatafu says working in the heart of South Auckland has opened her eyes to the stark contrasts between two worlds – those who “have” and those who “have not”. Read more

Toloa Scholar counts his blessings

posted: 6:00 pm - 27th September 2020

Receiving a Toloa Tertiary Scholarship in 2020 - a challenging year which has presented many unforeseen obstacles - has been a huge blessing for 22-year-old Engineering student Aisea Fanamanu. Read more