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Pacific language videos highlight study

posted: 7:30 pm - 10th May 2020

A Pacific language video series by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) will highlight the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study’s work in shaping resilient futures for Pacific communities in Aotearoa. Read more

Language week signals a milestone for the Rotuman community

posted: 9:00 pm - 3rd May 2020

Tieri Carswell has been involved in the planning of this month’s Rotuman Language Week, which for the first time, is part of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Pacific Language Week series. It is a proud milestone for the Rotuman people. Read more

K’aute Pasifika lend a helping hand

posted: 8:00 pm - 3rd May 2020

The COVID-19 situation in Aotearoa has seen the Waikato community rally together to help those in need, with Pacific services provider K’aute Pasifika Trust leading the way. Read more

Meet Cam Young – southern representative for Kau Tulī

posted: 8:00 pm - 3rd May 2020

Cam Young hails from the Cook Islands, Samoa and Scotland and is says he is on a journey to self-acceptance and self-love, a reality which drives his work in the Pacific youth community. Read more

Tackling Pacific family violence

posted: 9:00 pm - 27th April 2020

A campaign to tackle increased family violence in New Zealand’s Pacific communities during COVID-19, has been launched. Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu encapsulates eight ethnic-specific Pacific conceptual frameworks which set out the key ideas and principles that promote family wellbeing. Read more