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The Ministry advises the government on policies and interventions for achieving better outcomes for Pacific peoples in New Zealand, which will have positive benefits for New Zealand as a whole. Our advice is informed by our working relationships with New Zealand’s Pacific peoples.
We are mandated to:
Our key areas of work are policy and research, regional partnerships and nominations to government and other boards. Read more about Key areas of work
We have four main priorities: education, youth skills and employment, strengthening Pacific languages and enterprising communities. Read more about Our priorities
Part of our role is working with central and local government to bring a Pacific perspective to their initiatives. We can provide assistance and guidance on policymaking that affects the lives of Pacific peoples. Read more about Info for Government agencies
The Ministry's Nomination Service maintains a database of skilled Pacific people who are available for appointment to state sector boards and committees. Read more about Nominations