With years of hindsight, it may be a good time to ask: How many of these conflicts would have happened if local governments had prioritized tribal relations, and simply planned better projects?
He is well known and respected for his capability to work with people and it’s a very tricky situation to help resolve issues. And I think at the end of the day that was the principal basis for the recommendation from the interview panel.
New research suggests that Pacific and Māori students who graduate from university could not only change their lives but also have a positive impact on their families, communities and society in general.
In the new world under Trump, Diplomats could play a significant part. For centuries, their principal role is to act as catalysts for peace and understanding between peoples. Leasi’s raw perspective, non-traditional diplomatic experience and institutional networking makes him the best prepared diplomat to lead the Diplomatic Corp in these uncertain times.
The great nephew of 1893 All Blacks captain Thomas Ellison, and nephew of late Ngai Tahu elder, Riki Te Mairaki Ellison becomes the first Kiwi to enter the Polynesian Hall of Fame.
Washington State & Am. Samoa’s Joe Salave’a named amongst 18 finalists for Polynesian Football Hall of Fame
Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced 18 finalists for 6 spots to be inducted in 2017. Washington State’s defensive line coach Joe Salave’a is one of 11 Samoans in the 18 shortlisted candidates that include one of Maori ancestry, Riki Morgan Ellison.
“This is a uniquely Pasifika journey. It will investigate the outside factors which have had a huge impact on the lives of Pacific peoples and also search for hope for the future of the Pacific and the world.” Miria George.
It all started seven years ago when Rebecca Welch was introduced to the Aoga Amata (early childhood centre) run by EFKS (Congregational Christian Church of Samoa) Porirua headed by Reverend Nove and wife...
A historic forum with Pacific leaders, chaired by Prime Minister John Key was held at the Beehive on Tuesday, 6 April 2016. Around 50 Pacific leaders from various church denominations, island communities and body...
Auckland, NZ – At the official opening of the 5th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW) there was general agreement that the key to stopping illegal fishing globally, is through international cooperation and sharing...
The inaugural ANZ Pasifika Business Awards, an initiative by the Wellington Business Network (WBN), set for 7 April 2016, promises to be a 2016 highlight for Pasifika businesses not just in Wellington but nationally....
Genetic study reveal Polynesian origins, and how 5,000 year migration impact Pasifika and Maori health today
There are many theories and accounts of Pacific voyaging, but this is the first that brings it all together and provides the only complete description of the origins of Polynesian peoples, their complex ancestry, and how genetic variation was lost as people migrated across the Pacific.