Jenny Salesa will not only become New Zealand’s first Tongan-born, Tongan-speaking Cabinet Minister, her appointment also makes her the world’s first Tongan-born Cabinet Minister.
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The lack of government action coupled with the plight of Pacific peoples due to affordable housing is cause for Su’a calling out Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu I’iga for his lack of interest and action on behalf of the Pacific community at the Cabinet level.
Young 18 to 23 year old Pacific islanders are set to benefit from a ‘young entrepreneurs scheme’ if the Labour Party wins next year’s general election. On Friday last week, Labour Party leader Mr...
I am here on behalf of the Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Afega Gaualofa, the elders and the people of Tokelau to convey their love and blessings to the Labour Party’s Pacific Climate Change leadership in establishing a Taskforce team in response to the Pacific’s cry for help in combatting climate change. We wish you well in your visit to Tuvalu and Kiribati. Paula Faiva, Manager, Climate Change.
As much as 85% of all crops have been destroyed in Vava’u. Agricultural damage caused by Cyclone Winston is estimated at NZ$9million. Jenny Salesa, MP Manukau East
Mrs Salesa and Fiji Association chairperson Mr John Kotoisuva are the principal contact points in a special working group that has been set-up for Fiji and Tonga relief efforts.
The message from Mr Little’s mid-term report card, Mrs Salesa aside, is that Pasifika MPs are not performing to the standards required if Labour is to win the 2017 general elections.
“I am pleased to see groups like this being created to support Pacific people in the regions. People tend to think that Pacific people live mostly in the main centres but it is good to see our culture and communities spread far and wide across the country,” Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga