Media Releases

Dates set for Pacific language weeks

From the Minister | posted: 9:00 am - 23rd February 2017

Pacific People’s Minister Alfred Ngaro says Pacific language weeks give all New Zealanders the chance to celebrate our diversity. Read more

Minister expresses condolences to Tongan Royal Family

From the Minister | posted: 9:00 am - 22nd February 2017

Pacific Peoples Minister Alfred Ngaro has expressed his condolences to the Tongan Royal Family today following the passing of Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho. Read more

STEM scholarships for Pacific students

posted: 6:00 pm - 7th December 2016

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging Pacific students to apply for Toloa Scholarships and to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at tertiary level. Read more

Pacific New Zealand youth success celebrated

posted: 5:31 pm - 30th November 2016

The success of young Pacific New Zealanders has been celebrated at the 2016 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards held at Parliament this evening. Read more

Celebrating Tokelau Language Week

posted: 12:01 pm - 23rd October 2016

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging the Tokelauan community to take every opportunity to share their language with the wider community during Tokelau Language Week, which starts today. Read more