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.”

TOLOA SCHOLARS: Four Pasifika students awarded $100k in scholarships

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.

DISASTER RESILIENCE: Is there a psychological profile for NZ’s Pasifika communities?

How do Pasifika people respond and react during a disaster and in the immediate aftermath so that the appropriate services and relevant assistance are made available to them? The answer: “unknown”. Data and research...

Tokelau reappoints Mr Suveinakama to head its public service

Tokelau reappoints Mr Suveinakama to head its public service

Mr Suveinakama laid down four key areas of focus – all of which are underpinned by building capacity and capability (including good governance) for Tokelau’s people and communities.