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Budding doctor aims for higher Pacific representation

posted: 12:00 pm - 8th January 2018

Doors have opened for budding Pacific doctor James Penfold he had no idea about when he was presented with the Ako Aotearoa STEM Award in 2016. Read more

Taking Pasifika’s place in STEM

posted: 1:00 pm - 5th January 2018

Otago University Medicine student Roneima Teumohenga believes Pasifika in New Zealand need to step up and take their rightful place in all things STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) related. Read more

Pacific community celebrated in New Year’s Honours

posted: 2:00 pm - 30th December 2017

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio has welcomed the Pacific recipients named in the New Year’s Honours. Read more

Obituary - Tony Johns

posted: 2:00 pm - 22nd December 2017

Advocate for Pacific communities Tony Johns has sadly passed away at his home in Wellington. Read more

MYRIVR - your one-stop app about NZ

posted: 11:00 am - 21st December 2017

As an ex-cop and gang member, Akerei (Rei) Maresala-Thomson has spent time at the coalface, witnessing the struggles and challenges many people in the Pacific community face in New Zealand. Read more