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Pacific Enterprise Winner Lisa Taouma’s Speech | SunPix Awards 2019

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pacific Enterprise Award Winner Lisa Taouma's speech.Lisa is the founder of production company TikiLounge, creator of TVNZ 2's Pacific youth show Fresh and popular online Pacific portal The Coconet TV.#SunPixAwards2019

Pacific Enterprise Winner Robbie Kainuku’s Speech | SunPix Awards 2019

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pacific Enterprise Award Winner Robbie Kainuku's speech.Robbie's popular Blue Rose Cafe has made a name for itself in the highly competitive cafe scene in Auckland by concentrating on Pacific food and adapting favourite dishes from home, like palusami pies and the famous Koko Samoa chocolate cakes.#SunPixAwards2019

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann’s Speech | SunPix Awards 2019

Pasifika Futures Pacific Health and Wellbeing Award Winner Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann's heartfelt speech."Ian, to you and to our family and to our friends and colleagues, this award is for all of us."Fuimaono is a veteran health consultant, a role model for young Pacific people, and the strongest advocate for fa'afafine in New Zealand and the world.#SunPixAwards2019

Pacific Education Winner Tupe Tai’s Speech | SunPix Awards 2019

TeachNZ – Ministry of Education Pacific Education Award Winner Tupe Tai's Speech."Don't ever let anyone say to you that your knowledge that you bring is not important, because it is. And what you bring carries with you your grandparents' stories and their dreams, your parents' struggles and successes, and your own stories, which you will tell and write and publish."Tupe Tai has supported and inspired students at Auckand's Western Springs College and beyond for over 25 years.#SunPixAwards2019

Pacific Education Winner Edmond Fehoko’s Speech | SunPix Awards 2019

TeachNZ - Ministry of Education Pacific Education Award Winner Edmond Fehoko's speech.Edmond has contributed important research towards Tongan cultural identity and social issues in Aotearoa. After focusing his Masters on faikava (kava drinking), Edmond is now completing his PhD on the Tongan male experiences of gambling.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet the team behind NZ’s Cook Islands Development Agency | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet The Electoral Commission Pacific Service Excellence Award Winner CIDANZ – Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand. Based in Māngere, Auckland, CIDANZ is a community-led organisation that facilitates social, cultural and economic development in the Cook Islands community."A United and Prosperous Cook Islands Community" #SunPixAwards2019

Meet the team behind Pacific PowerUP | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet The Electoral Commission Pacific Service Excellence Award Winner Pacific PowerUP (Ministry of Education). Pacific PowerUP is a community-based programme that actively supports Pacific parents and families to champion their children's learning.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet Top Pacific Medical Student Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet the 2019 ProCare Top Year 5 Pacific Medical Student at the University of Auckland, Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati.

Meet the founder of USO Bike Ride, Chris Te’o | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet Ministry For Pacific Peoples Community Leadership Award Winner Chris Te'o. Chris is the founder of USO Bike Ride, an organisation that uses cycling to raise cancer awareness in the Māori and Pacific communities, and set up the Bikes in Schools Programme for children in Porirua.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet Whanganui Community Leader Hellen Puhipuhi | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet Ministry for Pacific Peoples Community Leadership Award Winner Hellen Puhipuhi. Hellen is an Aunty to the Whanganui community. Her vision to nurture and grow a new generation of Pacific educators and leaders has resulted in a successful Born & Raised Pasifika Early Childhood centre with bilingual units in Samoan, Fijian and Cook Islands children - which will celebrate 10 years next year.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet The Coconet Founder Lisa Taouma | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pacific Enterprise Award Winner Lisa Taouma. Lisa is the founder of production company TikiLounge, creator of TVNZ 2's Pacific youth show Fresh and popular online Pacific portal The Coconet TV.#SunPixAwards2019

Meet Blue Rose Cafe Owner Robbie Kainuku | SunPix Awards 2019

Meet Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pacific Enterprise Award Winner Robbie Kainuku, owner of Blue Rose Cafe. Robbie's cafe has made a name for itself in the highly competitive cafe scene in Auckland by concentrating on Pacific food and adapting favourite dishes from home, like palusami pies and the famous koko samoa chocolate cakes. Robbie has gone from creating a cafe from zero to this year expanding into the shop next door due to its popularity.#SunPixAwards2019