Our Stories - January, 2018

Conference series set to intrigue Pasifika and tangata whenua

posted: 10:00 am - 24th January 2018

The three-part Pacific Law , Custom and Constitutionalism Conference series targets the Pasifika diaspora resident in New Zealand as well as tangata whenua and others interested in exploring Pacific law, custom and constitutionalism. Read more

Breaking down stereotypes through family values

posted: 9:45 am - 24th January 2018

When Wellington-based vascular surgeon Tokilupe Taumoepeau started out in medicine, her team kept a tally of how many times she was mistaken for the orderly or cleaner when she entered a ward in scrubs. Read more

Toloa Scholarship opens doors to growth and learning

posted: 12:00 pm - 19th January 2018

No matter what you do or where you go, “What do you want to do when you graduate?” seems to be the golden question according to Toloa Scholarship recipient Lupesina Koro. Read more

Dengue fever outbreak update

posted: 12:00 pm - 18th January 2018

An outbreak of dengue fever in the Pacific has prompted the Ministry of Health to urge travellers – particularly to Samoa and Fiji – to be extra vigilant to avoid mosquito bites. Read more

Aspiring enviropreneur hopes to inspire others

posted: 2:00 pm - 16th January 2018

Antony Vavia envisages himself as one day being an enviropreneur. Read more