Our Stories

Proud Cook Islander’s passion to serve

posted: 9:00 am - 15th February 2019

A love for her culture, church and sport has been the driving force behind Vaine Arai Areora’s desire to serve her community for many decades in Aotearoa. Read more

Kia Kōrero - Let’s talk advance care planning

posted: 9:00 am - 14th February 2019

Mother and daughter, Pusi and Sima Urale are part of a national campaign to encourage aiga and whānau to talk about future health planning and their health care needs at the end of life. Read more

A collective voice for Pacific women in Aotearoa

posted: 9:00 am - 7th February 2019

For four decades, PACIFCA Incorporated has provided an avenue for Pacific women in Aotearoa to be a collective voice, to champion good causes, and to effect real change at the grass roots level and beyond. Read more

Reverend strives to serve, not to be served

posted: 8:00 am - 7th February 2019

“I came to serve but not to be served.” These are the Lord Jesus’ teachings Reverend Tauinaola Tofilau has strived to uphold whole-heartedly throughout a life dedicated to serving God and the Pacific community. Read more

Odd Daphne encourages families to heal

posted: 8:30 am - 5th February 2019

Timing is everything in life, and for Playwright Joshua Iosefo, the timing is right to launch his play Odd Daphne, which challenges traditional Pacific attitudes towards mental wellness. Read more