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.
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Rob, to his friends, was a young 46 year-old successful businessman who had just celebrated 12-months as boss for the crown entity, Pacific Business Trust (PBT). Some of Rob’s acquaintances wondered out loud, ‘why did a successful businessman decide to take up a salaried position in the public sector?’. That question is answered as the reader reads through this article.
It is exactly a year ago this week, on 7 April 2015 that Mr Rob Neru took over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Pacific Business Trust (PBT). But instead of an anniversary...
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.”
The achievement by the two Tokelau students based in Wellington has been well received by the Tokelauan community, with special acknowledgement of their core subjects relevancy to the challenges the small atoll nation faces in terms of vulnerability, climate change and cultural sustainability.
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.
Cyclone Winston wrought a path of destruction through Fiji yesterday leaving seven people dead and fears of entire villages destroyed.
Pacific people have much to contribute to New Zealand society and beyond, and this year’s honours recipients have helped bring our unique cultures into focus through their work. Peseta Sam Lotu-I’iga.
Funding issues relating to the Pacific’s oldest community education provider seems to have caught Pacific People’s Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga unfairly in its cross fire. The so-called plight of the 41 year-old Pacific Education...
The government has launched a new scholarship scheme aimed at getting more Pacific people into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Announced today by Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, up...
If a school’s debt collector turns up for voluntary donation “Say no, call the police or your local MP”
Parents cannot be made to pay donations if they choose not to. They are a matter for agreement between parents and schools’ Boards of Trustees. Peseta Sam Lotu-I’iga
Tomorrow afternoon, Mr Ioane Teitioata will be deported to Kiribati unless Associate Immigration Minister, Craig Foss uses his executive power to intervene. Mr Teitioata’s fight to stay in New Zealand is well documented where...