News and Stories


MPP Southern Director’s spirit of service recognised

posted: 2:30 pm - 10th November 2019

Diane Fenika’s understanding that building enduring relationships with communities relies on earning trust and respect is a rare find. Read more

Fale Pasifika promotes STEM as a pathway in Northland

posted: 9:00 pm - 3rd November 2019

Fale Pasifika Te Tai Tokerau envisages great things for Pacific people in Northland, the number of which is growing quickly. Read more

Role model inspires PMPYA recipient to give without hesitation 

posted: 8:00 pm - 3rd November 2019

Janelle Augsburg grew up watching her mum give without hesitation. Her mother is also the reason she has been presented with the Auckland Council Community Star category win at the 2019 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards. Read more

Challenging the international development sector to re-think values

posted: 7:30 pm - 3rd November 2019

The recently established Māori and Pacific thought-leadership group Pacific Koloa Collective is the first of its kind for the international development sector in New Zealand. Read more

New Zealand’s future is Pacific, and languages must be part of it

posted: 8:00 pm - 28th October 2019

New Zealand’s young Pacific population is growing rapidly, and in the future, it is estimated the nation will look more Pacific, think more Pacific, and speak more Pacific. Read more