Our vision is more Successful Pacific Peoples.
We want to make sure the journey of a Pacific child born today in New Zealand is a happy and successful one. We're working with partner agencies across the public sector to make sure every child thrives.
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the Crown’s principal advisor on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples.
We are here to ensure the success of our Pacific young people flowing through the pipeline from early childhood education (ECE), to schooling, tertiary education and finally the workforce, entrepreneurship and their own families.
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples works closely with Pacific communities’ to maintain and promote heritage languages. Part of this work is the Ministry’s support for Pacific Language Weeks, which have grown significantly since Samoan Language Week was first celebrated in 2007.
The dates for the 2018 Pacific Language Weeks have been announced.
Tuvalu Language Week / Tuvalu faka’na ki te Atua. Fakatumau au tu mo faifaiga. Tautua mo Aotearoa is being held from September 30 – October 6, 2018.
20th September 2018: Annique Davis has always been an influencer, strategic thinker, and someone who rolls up her sleeves to get the job done. When she was recently offered the role as the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Chief of Communications, Annique knew she had to be part MPP’s vision of more “successful Pacific peoples” and its mission of "effecting positive change for Pacific people". Read more
19th September 2018: The Shirley Community Trust of Christchurch is developing a vision for an area defined under the Shirley Village Project and needs Pacific input. Read more