Ministry News and Stories

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering

Scholarships and Education | Our Work | posted: 12:00 am - 16th June 2016

Melissa Kupa has her sights set firmly on becoming a mechanical engineer, thanks to a Toloa scholarship from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. Read more

Ministry’s Toloa Scholarships programme to expand in 2016

Scholarships and Education | Our Work | posted: 3:00 pm - 26th May 2016

New funding in Budget 2016 for programme to get young Pacific people into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Read more

Pacific students shine in Dragons’ Den competition

Scholarships and Education | Our Work | Regional Teams | posted: 9:00 am - 25th May 2016

Budding Pacific entrepreneurs have pitched their business ideas to judges in a Dragons’ Den competition that’s part of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme programme. Read more

First ever Pasifika BizNinja in Christchurch

Scholarships and Education | Our Work | Regional Teams | posted: 9:00 am - 23rd May 2016

Budding Pacific entrepreneurs in Canterbury battled it out for top prize at the first ever Pasifika Biz Ninja High School Business Challenge in Christchurch Read more

Helen Clark meets with Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Award Winner

Events | Scholarships and Education | PM's Pacific Youth Awards 2015 | posted: 12:00 am - 20th April 2016

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark meets with Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards Leadership and Inspiration winner in New York Read more