Christchurch-based 17-year-old Okirano Tilaia understands and appreciates the struggle his parents made to gift him a better life in New Zealand. The Pacific Youth Leadership and Transformation (PYLAT) Council Trustee says their sacrifice inspires him to not only serve the Pacific community, but to be his best version and learn from others. Read more
The most important things in life for Wellington-based Tala Tuala include his family, faith and education. As a successful recipient of a Toloa Tertiary Scholarship, it means the Massey University Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology student can focus on those things without the financial burden of his studies. Read more
Get ready to talk tech at the upcoming Tech Talanoa in Porirua, on May 22. The event is part of Techweek 2019, which runs from May 20 to 26, and it is aimed at increasing awareness and inspiring Pacific people to find out more about Technology and various pathways into the sector.
Meet 16-year-old Dazhonavah Siaifoi Fa’aumu, the Auckland-born and raised “child of the migrant’s dream”. This year, Dazhonavah of Samoan descent, has been selected to take part in Youth Parliament, representing Hon. Carmel Sepuloni, the Member of Parliament for the West Auckland suburb of Kelston. Read more