Category: Kris Faafoi

Tokelau blesses NZ Labour’s climate taskforce to Tuvalu and Kiribati

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.

Peseta blames Hekia for Pacific Affairs budget blow-out says Faafoi

Revelations of a 850 per cent increase in spending to “staff the Minister [Pacific Affairs] office” over the past two years saw “Minister of Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, throwing his predecessor [Hekia Parata] under...

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Faafo’i speaks out on Govt-Kidicorp childcare deal

“The Kidicorp deal is another example of National looking after its corporate mates. Effectively, Kidicorp will be given extra taxpayer funding to build new centres, and will then ‘double dip’ by claiming funding on a per-child basis that also has a capital funding component in it. In other words, they’ll be funded for the new centres twice.” Mana MP, Kris Faafoi.

Pacific community unhappy with Hekia Parata and Kris Faafo’i

“How is it that this deal was done without any transparency, or true consultation about how such a large pool of money could be better used by low-socio-economic, Pacific and Maori communities for supporting our communities? If Fa’afoi knew about this, I’m disappointed as MP for Mana this information should have been made available to Porirua ECE services.” Mrs Tolo Pereira.