News and Stories - September, 2020


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

Stepping up to serve Pacific Aotearoa

posted: 9:00 pm - 20th September 2020

Resilience, strength, and the ability to adapt easily to change are just some of the traits Teara Leaupepe Timoteo brings to the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Communications, Media, and Marketing team. Read more