Category: Employment and Training

How people took on the world’s biggest Tuna company and won!

Today is a big day for our oceans. It is good news for sea turtles and sharks, sea birds and tuna. It is also a great day for hundreds of thousands of workers at sea, many of whom have been victims of horrendous working conditions and human rights abuses.

‘Fisheries Observer’ victory at Tuna Commission: The Pacific’s ‘kapa haka’ moment!

Endorsing the ‘observer safety measure’ is a huge step symbolically for the Tuna Commission. It’s Pacific countries performing the Haka in front of DWFNs – letting them know they wont be pushed around anymore on issues important to them.

National Govt’s good choice: Tagaloatele appointed to NZ Council on the Employment of Women

  The appointment of Professor Tagaloatele Peggy Dunlop to the Advisory Council on the Employment of Women is a significant and far-sighted decision by this National government. The trailblazing academic who has also been...

NZ BUDGET FAIL: Govt’s 2016 budget has failed Pasifika, failed the Realm, failed New Zealanders!

By Su’a William Sio,MP for Mangere and Labour Party’s Pacific Spokesperson. Budget 2016 fails to address the big issues that matter to our communities. The National Government reveals itself as an arrogant government who is...

Peseta Lotu Iiga and Su'a Sio at Mangere

Is the government and Labour working together to better Pasifika quality of life?

Ms Parata and Peseta’s announcements together are complementary to Labour’s ‘Future of Works’ paper, where the bottom line states: if Pacific Islanders are to be winners in the changing nature of work “Education, re-training and entrepreneurship must be key priorities.”