Pasifika TV launched their expanded service this week, providing a 24/7 channel feed of New Zealand TV shows to broadcasters across the Pacific. https://www.pasifikatv.co.nz/
Eight Cook Islands firefighters travelled from Rarotonga to take part in the Sky Tower Challenge - an event where firefighters from around the world climb its stairs to raise funds for those affected by Leukemia and Blood cancer.
Nora Swann has been running Dressed in Confidence in schools and work spaces for the past four years. DIC is a programme that empowers women to know their self worth and gives them the confidence needed to achieve their goals and live their dream. She recently hosted a fashion show which raised funds for a Dressed in Confidence Wellness Centre to be established in south Auckland in 2020.
The Government released its first ever Wellbeing Budget today in parliament with a focus on the wellbeing of New Zealanders. “We’re taking mental health seriously, breaking the cycle of child poverty and domestic violence, supporting Māori and Pasifika aspiration, transforming our economy and building a productive nation” Minister of Finance Grant Robertson says. Key investments […]
The South Pacific Tourism Exchange partnered with Māori Tourism for the first time this week, showcasing close to 100 Pacific and Māori tourism businesses to international buyers and sellers.
New Year's Honours recipients were invested in Wellington this week. Among those recognised was former New Zealand basketball captain Pero Cameron.
Encouraging young people in South Auckland to talk about social change is the idea behind a programme called 'voice it out" which kicked off this week.
Increasing threats to marine life in the Pacific has brought together climate scientists, activists and community leaders from across the region.
"We need more Pacific Peoples in STEM careers." That's the message from the Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio at last week's Toloa Awards.
The Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing fono was held in Auckland last week. Part of the Pasefika Proud campaign which highlights family violence prevention, it was and delivered by Alliance Community Initiatives Trust.
The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) wrapped up it's leaders summit in Auckland earlier this week. The regional news organisations brought CEOs, producers and managers from around the Pacific to discuss the challenges facing the industry in the islands.
Ministry for Pacific Peoples Pacific Service Excellence Award winner the Ministry of Education Dual Language Resources Team. Accepting the award on the team's behalf is Ministry of Education Deputy Secretary Ellen MacGregor-Reid with teacher Julie Faiva. #SunPixAwards