Our Stories - September, 2018

Overcoming hurdles in the public sector

posted: 5:00 pm - 20th September 2018

With politics a part of her upbringing, and social justice and standing in solidarity with those on the margins of society instilled in her from a young age, working in the public sector is a no-brainer for Matalena Leaupepe. Read more

Annique Davis keen to spread Successful Pacific Peoples message

posted: 4:00 pm - 20th September 2018

Annique Davis has always been an influencer, strategic thinker, and someone who rolls up her sleeves to get the job done. When she was recently offered the role as the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) Chief of Communications, Annique knew she had to be part MPP’s vision of more “successful Pacific peoples” and its mission of "effecting positive change for Pacific people". Read more

Calling on Pacific Input for Suburban Rejuvenation

posted: 8:00 am - 19th September 2018

The Shirley Community Trust of Christchurch is developing a vision for an area defined under the Shirley Village Project and needs Pacific input. Read more

True calling to work with Pacific people

posted: 8:00 am - 13th September 2018

Accepting the General Manager Policy, Research and Evaluation role at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples (MPP) feels like Aiono Matthew Aileone has answered his true calling. Read more

Enrolments open for HATCH

posted: 7:00 am - 13th September 2018



Hatch is a safe space where young Pacific entrepreneurs transform their futures through enterprise. Run by the Pacific Business Trust (PBT), it embodies the new direction the Trust has embarked upon for the last two years. Read more