News and Stories - December, 2020


Culture and creativity intertwine

posted: 8:00 pm - 13th December 2020

Watching an individual wear her creations, and her artforms come alive is what motivates Cook Islands Fashion Designer Maggie Anitelea. Read more

Inaugural awards recognise service leadership in NZ and the Pacific 

posted: 7:00 pm - 13th December 2020

Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) has proudly held its inaugural Youth Leadership Awards to encourage and reward service leadership to benefit communities in Aotearoa New Zealand, as well as the Pacific region. Read more

Languages, Technology, and Innovation at heart of Pacific report

posted: 9:15 am - 7th December 2020

A report that will provide a platform to build on Pacific Science, Technology and Innovation initiatives has been launched by Minister for Pacific Peoples Hon Aupito William Sio. Read more

Policy and science key to creating positive change

posted: 8:00 pm - 6th December 2020

After seeing the health demands of the Pacific community in New Zealand far outweighed the number of doctors and medical practitioners required to meet their needs, Yeomans Vaamainuu decided to do something about it. Read more

Serving Pacific at the heart of the matter

posted: 7:00 pm - 6th December 2020

As a child, Ministry for Pacific Peoples Northern Region Advisor Janelle Augsburg watched her nana serve her community with so much heart, she quickly learnt the importance of caring for your village so together you can prosper. Read more