Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the Government is serious about improving the well-being of Pacific people.
An Auckland builder says the new regional fuel tax will hit him hard, and he’ll have no choice but to pass that cost on to his clients.
Pasifika students in the Manawatu are benefiting from Amanaki Stem Academy aiming to increase Pasifika achievement in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Private sector and government representatives from around the Pacific met in Auckland this week for the Pacific Wave Forum.
A new dance work exploring Pacific masculinity will premier in Auckland next week. Titled ‘Crying Men’, the show is performed by leading pasifika dance company Black Grace, and features the return to the stage of company founder and artistic director Neil Ieremia. John Pulu got a sneak peak at their rehearsals.
A new book was released this week, documenting the history of Samoan Tatau. Authors Sebastien Galliot & Sean Mallon held a seminar earlier in the week.
Northland Pasifika Festival 2009 featured on Tagata Pasifika 14 May
During his official visit to Tokelau, Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi announced New Zealand was building a new weather station to help the small Pacific nation fight the effects of climate change.
Obit to Papa Ron Jun 2009 Tagata Pasifika TVNZ