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Pasifika entrepreneurs participate in Tamaki’s first ‘hackathon’

Students from Tāmaki College and Polynesian eatery Ika Bowl were among a group of businesses, creatives, students and tech-minded people who competed in an Auckland ‘hackathon’ over the weekend. Called Hack Tāmaki, the 48-hour hackathon included local businesses and organisations who pitched a challenge facing their business. They then each worked with a team of […]

Mātauranga platform making waves online

The man who is now famous for the America's Cup and global sports graphics, Sir Ian Taylor, has been busy creating an online platform depicting the story of Polynesian voyagers who crossed the Pacific Ocean to Aotearoa. John Pulu reports.

What the Covid-19 vaccine rollout might look like for Pasifika

A batch of the Covid-19 vaccine will be available sooner than expected, and frontline border workers will be the first to receive them. Dr Debbie Ryan from Pacific Perspectives gives her view on that development and what the eventual vaccine rollout might look like - especially for our Pasifika people.

5G, Covid-19 and Conspiracy theories: what information do you trust?

Our phones, computers and laptops are all gateways to endless streams of information. But in this post-fact age, just how reliable is the information you're consuming?

From early school leaver to essential service provider

In 2012, when Cook Islander Cori Pokotea left college without a NCEA qualification, she never thought that one day she would be providing an essential service through a global pandemic. Having graduated with a New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3) from Whitireia at the Porirua campus, and then snapped up by electrical company, […]