Category: Pasifika Trades Training

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.”

Joyce and Turia reap Pasifika trades fruits in Christchurch

Today, four years ago, the 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Christchurch. There was minimal damage then but it set in motion events that would lead to the tragedies of 22 February 2011. Events littered with...

Stepping up, Pacific trades scholars – Wellington region

The government’s Trades Training Initiative held a special ceremony for Weltec’s ninety Maori and Pasifika scholarship winners earlier this week. The ‘Initiative’ is a nationwide program run, initially, by seven consortia with the target...