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Pacific Island Affairs & NZ Police to work more closely

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:06 am | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

The Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Chief Executive, Pauline Winter, and The Commissioner of Police, Mike Bush, are this afternoon signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry and the New Zealand Police. More >>

Spoilt for choice: Pacific youth honoured by Prime Minister

Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 4:30 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Awards to three inspirational young Pacific people, when only one winner was envisaged, shows the wealth of talent in this fast-growing segment of the population, the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs says. More >>

Work and higher education package for young Pacific people

Thursday, 23 December 2010, 4:18 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

FOUR agencies with track records in motivating, training and matching people to jobs will be working together in a new approach to sustainable employment and/or higher education for hundreds of young Pacific people in Auckland. More >>

International Interest in Pacific Financial Education

Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 4:15 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

INTERNATIONAL demand for a Pacific-themed calendar which includes financial and budgeting tips in Samoan and Tongan has rocketed, leading its producers to double the print run for the 2011 edition. The calendar is a spin-off from earlier work to reduce ... More >>

Enhancing career prospects for young Pasifika

Monday, 11 October 2010, 2:00 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

A new report looking at possible careers for today’s young Pacific peoples has found a mismatch between future job growth areas and current subject choices and achievement at school. More >>

New programme to boost numbers of Pacific leaders

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 9:41 am | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Improving the number of Pacific people in senior management positions in the public sector is the premise behind a new programme to be launched by the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs and Leadership Development Centre tomorrow. More >>

PM Launches Pacific Youth Awards

Thursday, 2 September 2010, 11:11 am | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

High-achieving young Pacific New Zealanders will be recognised for their outstanding contributions through the newly-created Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards. More >>

Package to help young Pacific people progressing

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 5:03 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

A PACKAGE to build skills, qualifications and entrepreneurship amongst young Pacific peoples is approaching the final stages, the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs said today. More >>

Photo competition offers prize trip to Samoa

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 1:51 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

3 August 2010 Photo competition offers chance to win a trip to Samoa or Tonga BUDDING photographers will have a chance to test their photography skills and possibly win a trip to Samoa or Tonga through a calendar competition recently launched by the ... More >>

Report into Pacific Island Affairs Leak

Friday, 16 July 2010, 1:40 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

An independent investigation into how a Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs briefing paper came into the possession of a Radio New Zealand journalist has not been able to identify the source or the manner of the leak. More >>

Call for submissions sought on Pacific Panel

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 5:33 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

AUCKLAND’s Pacific communities are being asked for submissions on how best to represent their interests in the city in future, Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs (MPIA) chief executive Dr Colin Tukuitonga says. More >>

Pacific voices and Auckland’s new council

Friday, 18 June 2010, 11:11 am | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

AUCKLAND’s Pacific communities will have a number of opportunities to have a say in the city’s future, Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs (MPIA) chief executive Dr Colin Tukuitonga says. More >>

Tribute Paid to Tongan emeritus Professor Helu

Thursday, 4 February 2010, 9:40 am | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Chief Executive Dr Colin Tukuitonga today paid tribute to Tongan emeritus Professor Dr Futa Helu of the Atanesi Institute for Critical Education in the South Pacific. More >>

A new Pacific approach to financial awareness

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 5:25 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

THOUSANDS of Pacific families will have a constant reminder of the need to think carefully about money management next year. More >>

A Simpler Way To Send Money For Christmas

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 1:06 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Christmas is traditionally the time of year when Pacific communities across New Zealand send more money back home to their families and friends in the Pacific Islands. More >>

Pacific people encouraged on to school boards

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 4:48 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Pasifika parents are being encouraged to stand for school boards of trustees through two community fonos being held in Auckland this month. The fono are part of a joint initiative by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs called ... More >>

Air New Zealand 'Return-to-Roots' mission to NIUE

Wednesday, 2 September 2009, 4:19 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

New Zealand-based Niuean entrepreneurs are being encouraged to consider business opportunities in their homeland by joining the Air New Zealand Return-to-Roots mission which will travel there in early November. The Ministry for Pacific Island Affairs ... More >>

'Use It Or Lose It’ Warning On Pacific Languages

Monday, 24 August 2009, 3:46 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Victoria University senior lecturer Galumalemana Alfred Hunkin told a 2009 Diversity Forum discussion that the future for Pacific languages rested in a simple approach: ‘use it or lose it’. More >>

Support Available For Pacific People Who Lose Jobs

Monday, 10 August 2009, 3:37 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Pacific people losing their jobs due to the recession need to know there is support and assistance available from the government says Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs chief executive Dr Colin Tukuitonga. More >>

Pacific people must take extra care with swine flu

Sunday, 12 July 2009, 2:24 pm | Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

The latest figures released by the Ministry of Health show a higher number of Pacific people in the numbers of confirmed cases of the Influenza A (H1N1) 09, (swine flu). More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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