News and Stories - September, 2020


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

Stuck on culture

posted: 8:00 pm - 20th September 2020

Sticker Up has created achievement stickers with a difference. The sticker sheets incorporate the English, Maori, Samoan, Tongan, and Niuean cultures, and feature a cultural design and symbol that signifies each culture. Read more

Bridging the STEM gap

posted: 7:00 pm - 20th September 2020

Engineering student Kiriana Andrews hopes to use her skills to help advance the capabilities and resilience of countries across the Pacific. Read more

Procurement to promote jobs, Maori businesses, and sustainability

posted: 6:00 pm - 20th September 2020

As part of the COVID-19 recovery, the New Zealand Government has strengthened its procurement rules to ensure its annual $42 billion spend creates more jobs, uses more sustainable construction practices and results in better outcomes for Māori and Pasifika. Read more

Toloa Tertiary Scholarships aims to increase Pacific participation in STEM

posted: 9:00 am - 14th September 2020

Applications for the Toloa Tertiary Scholarships in support of Pacific students pursuing STEM-related studies in 2021, are now open. Read more