Media Releases

New resource for Samoan Language Week

From the Minister | posted: 10:00 am - 15th May 2016

Samoan Language Week this year for the first time includes a new education resource to help people learn Gagana Samoa, the Minister for Pacific Peoples Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. Read more

Ministers welcome consumer awareness video

From the Minister | posted: 12:00 am - 11th March 2016

A new series of animations aims to bring greater awareness around consumer rights and explain key law changes. Read more

Minister for Pacific Peoples welcomes back Pasifika Festival

From the Minister | posted: 4:00 pm - 10th March 2016

Minister for Pacific Peoples welcomes back Pasifika Festival to Western Springs Read more

NZ Pacific communities rally following cyclone

From the Minister | posted: 9:00 am - 25th February 2016

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is working with Pacific communities around the country as they rally to provide support for people affected by Cyclone Winston, Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. Read more

Scholarships awarded to Pacific students

From the Minister | posted: 9:00 am - 25th February 2016

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today awarded four young people $25,000 scholarships aimed at encouraging more Pacific people into studying science, technology, engineering and maths subjects. Read more