News and Stories - October, 2020


Niue Language Week lays foundations for future generations

posted: 8:00 pm - 18th October 2020

Now in its ninth year, the 2020 Niue Language Week is focused on laying the foundations to give rise to Vagahau Niue for future generations. Read more

Developing the next crop of cultural leaders

posted: 7:00 pm - 18th October 2020

Pukepuke 'o Tonga (POT) is on a mission to empower youth in the Tongan community and build the next generation of confident leaders who will uphold the Tongan culture, language and heritage in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Read more

Future beckons for Engineering student

posted: 6:00 pm - 18th October 2020

A bright future beckons for final year Civil and Environmental Engineering student Jalesi Nakarawa. Jalesi, a recipient of a Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Toloa Tertiary Scholarship, has signed a graduate role with AECOM, a leading engineering consultancy, and he is set to start the role in February 2021. Read more

New title recognises scope of service to Pacific Aotearoa

posted: 9:00 pm - 11th October 2020

In recognition of the scope of his stewardship role and service to Pacific Aotearoa over and above his responsibilities of managing MPP, Public Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has given Laulu Mac Leauanae the title of Secretary for Pacific Peoples, in addition to his existing Chief Executive title. Read more

MPP a platform to empower Pacific peoples

posted: 8:00 pm - 11th October 2020

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples Principal Policy Advisor Viliami Liava'a says influencing others and decisions through effective policy advice is his area of passion and strength Read more