Our Stories

Reflecting on a rewarding year of change

posted: 4:00 pm - 27th July 2018

After 12 months in the role, Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Chief Executive Laulu Mac Leauanae continues to strive to achieve his goal of equal opportunities being afforded to all in Aotearoa. Read more

A new way of thinking

posted: 8:00 am - 26th July 2018

An innovative approach to ensuring Pacific families thrive and take the lead in their own wellness journey has seen Moana Research win the Pacific Social Enterprise category at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Business Awards. Read more

Opportunity to join the MPP team

posted: 4:00 pm - 25th July 2018

Committed to achieving positive change for New Zealand’s Pacific communities, working at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples is truly rewarding. While the work itself – creating change and striving for prosperity among Pasifika – is hugely satisfying, staff members at MPP are viewed as aiga. Read more

Be Fearless, says Parris Goebel

posted: 7:30 am - 19th July 2018

Choreographer, dancer, director and Pacific businesswoman Parris Goebel, who accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Legacy Award at the 2018 National PBT Awards in June, urges upcoming Pacific entrepreneurs to be fearless. Read more

Sharing Pasifika knowledge a winning formula

posted: 7:00 am - 19th July 2018

A great deal of commitment, belief and lots of support has seen Kokiti Limited take out the Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Pacific Impact category at the National PBT Business Awards in Auckland. Read more