News and Stories - September, 2020


The importance of language

posted: 8:30 am - 14th September 2020

Nelly Cowan has always been intensely aware of the importance language plays in one’s life from a young age. Read more

Tupu Aotearoa boosts language teacher’s career

posted: 8:00 am - 14th September 2020

Filipo Talamaivao received a huge confidence boost when Tupu Aotearoa service provider In-Work Whanganui went the extra mile to assist him with his employment goals. Read more

Toloa Tertiary Scholar is a born problem solver

posted: 9:00 am - 7th September 2020

Toloa Tertiary Scholarship recipient Piper Mortimer decided a career in STEM was calling her; and she is currently completing her first professional year of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Canterbury. Read more

Remembering Dr Joseph Williams MBChB, MPH, QSM, QSO

posted: 9:00 pm - 5th September 2020

The Pasifika Medical Association has announced the passing of their respected and much-loved Patron Dr Joseph Williams MBChB, MPH, QSM, QSO. Read more

Celebrating Tonga's language and culture with confidence

posted: 9:00 pm - 5th September 2020

Confidence in one’s cultural identity is what Christchurch Tongan Methodist Church (Falelotu Kosipeli) Youth Leader Sami Paeahelotu i Vaitongi Fifita hopes young people will gain from this year’s Uike Lea Faka-Tonga - Tonga Language Week. Read more