Our Stories - December, 2017

Obituary – Helen Kisona

posted: 12:00 pm - 15th December 2017

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples would like to extend our condolences to all the kaiga of the late Helen Kisona. Read more

PMPYA recipient says dream big

posted: 1:00 pm - 14th December 2017

Perseverance is key to many things in life, and it is something Josiah Tualamali'i, 22, has learnt and puts into practice often. Read more

YES company aims to sustain Pasifika culture

posted: 9:00 am - 11th December 2017

The social enterprise, consisting of four St Mary’s College (Auckland) Year 13 students, has collected the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Award for Excellence in Pasifika Business at the recent 2017 Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) National Awards. Read more

Affirming Works CEO up for the challenge

posted: 9:00 am - 11th December 2017

Being awarded a Ministry for Pacific Peoples’ Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award in 2013 has altered Ann-Helen Nu’uali’itia’s (nee Rasmussen) perspective of great leadership. Read more