Our Stories - April, 2018

It's a numbers thing

posted: 12:00 pm - 19th April 2018

Hazel Umaga has ambitions of helping Pasifika in areas they have traditionally struggled with, to ensure they reach their true potential in life. This year’s recipient of the BNZ Commercial and Corporate Award supported by Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards, is in her final year of a Business degree at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Read more

Kiwa Nuanua points to opportunities in tech

posted: 12:00 pm - 19th April 2018

Led by Pacific Business Trust (PBT) Kiwa Nuanua is aimed at Pacific Islanders living New Zealand, who are interested in discovering how the technology industry can benefit them. Read more

Chance to talk about education in NZ

posted: 11:45 am - 19th April 2018

New Zealanders have the opportunity to have their say on the future of education in our country with the Education Conversation - Kōrero Mātauranga, recently launched by Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern. Read more

Kupe to help raise awareness around prostate cancer

posted: 11:30 am - 19th April 2018

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and finding it early can save lives. In attempts to combat the cancer, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has developed a new web-based tool – Kupe – specifically for Māori and Pacific men and their families/whanau. Read more

Pacific Dance Festival set to move audience

posted: 11:00 am - 19th April 2018

Diverse works by Pacific choreographers celebrating New Zealand’s vibrant Pacific dance scene will be showcased at the Pacific Dance Festival in June. Read more