News and Stories - August, 2019

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Vision of economic prosperity for Pacific people

posted: 7:30 pm - 11th August 2019

The new chair of Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Tevita Funaki is driven by the dream to see more Pacific people experience greater levels of wellbeing, including economic prosperity. Read more

Future generations will thank us for learning Pacific languages

posted: 8:45 pm - 4th August 2019

Cook Islands Language Week is an opportunity to celebrate the important role Pacific languages play in the daily lives of thousands of our Pacific friends, neighbours, colleagues and loved ones. Read more

Like father, like son

posted: 8:30 pm - 4th August 2019

Jerome Mika is constantly reminded of his father as not only does he share his name, but he possesses the same desire to bring about positive change within Māori and Pasifika communities in Aotearoa. Read more

Working for Whānau a priority

posted: 8:15 pm - 4th August 2019

Having made finding employment to help his whānau a priority this year, William Aro-Avatea approached youth services provider Solomon Group for help. Read more

Celebrated Pacific collection concludes

posted: 8:00 pm - 4th August 2019

After three years, the celebrated Auckland Museum’s Pacific Collections Access Project (PCAP) has come to a close. Since 2016, more than 5600 Pacific taonga have been shared with 13 Pacific communities as a part of this unique project. Read more