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We have a range of publications, reports and resources as the Crown’s principal advisor on policies and interventions aimed at improving outcomes for Pacific peoples in Aotearoa.

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Pacific Aotearoa Status Report: A snapshot(2020)

This report provides a picture of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand utilising various data sources that were available at a particular point in time. It does not seek to analyse the data in depth, but to present data and facts as they stand.

Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Pacific Churches (2021)

This study explores the role of churches and focuses on understanding the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on church programmes and family needs, and the response of churches to family needs and recovery efforts during this pandemic.

Pacific Economy Research Report on Unpaid work and Volunteering in Aotearoa (2021)

This report captures Pacific peoples’ insights on volunteering and unpaid productive work. Guided by Pacific research principles and methodologies, data was collected through focus groups, talanoa – discussion – and a survey.

Pacific Women and Men in Business Report (2021)

This report provides data about the businesses owned in full, or in part, by Pacific people aged 20 to 65. It is the first report to analyse Pacific-owned businesses in New Zealand and provides a good baseline to measure against as we recover from the effects of COVID-19. The report also includes success stories of Pacific women in business as well as perspectives on Pacific people in business in Aotearoa New Zealand by the Pacific Business Trust. 

Pacific Aotearoa - The Lalanga Fou Languages and High Tech Fono Report (2020)

The Lalanga Fou Languages and High Tech Fono was held over two days (26-27 November 2019), and brought together key stakeholders in the areas of  technology and language to discuss opportunities in the technology and Pacific language spaces. In attendance were Pacific and non-Pacific scientists, technology and innovation business leaders and academics, language experts, community groups, government officials, and broader stakeholders.

Pacific Aotearoa - Lalanga Fou Report (2018)

The Pacific Aotearoa Lalanga Fou report is the start of a conversation to better understand Pacific people’s contribution to Aotearoa's economy, and how we define success, prosperity and well-being. It lays a strong foundation that we can build upon for generations to come.