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

Budget 2016: New Funding for Pacific Employment Service

From the Minister | posted: 3:00 pm - 19th May 2016

Budget 2016 contains new funding to help pacific youth find work or take up suitable training programmes, Pacific People’s Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. Read more

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