Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio will support the principles of democracy and good governance at the Bali Democracy Forum XI this week.
Hon Aupito William Sio
“The Pacific Aotearoa Summit signals a fresh start filled with hope and confidence that we can lift the wellbeing of Pacific peoples by working across government agencies and community organisations,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio have today launched a report showing the significant contribution Pacific New Zealanders make to the economy.
More than 350 Pacific leaders will gather at Eden Park tomorrow for a major Summit to refresh the shared vision for Pacific peoples in Aotearoa.
“Key Pacific organisations who are leading community change and Pacific innovation have all come on-board for the Pacific Aotearoa Vision Summit to be held on November 13,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.
Associate Minister of Justice and for Courts Aupito William Sio has welcomed the signing of a new contract between the Ministry of Justice and the Royal Federation of NZ Justices’ Associations, which represents Justices of the Peace (JPs).
Living the language is the theme of this year’s Fijian Language Week, which runs from 7-13 October.
Applications for the Toloa Tertiary Scholarships aimed at Pacific students pursuing STEM-related studies in 2019, are now open.
The theme for Tuvalu Language Week 2018 is “Tuvalu faka’na ki te Atua. Fakatumau au tu mo faifaiga. Tautua mo Aotearoa”. “Tuvalu, trust in God. Nurture your cultural values and heritage. Serve Aotearoa”.
“Feedback from more than 130 Pacific groups is helping to shape a refreshed Pacific Vision, which will be launched in November,” says Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio.
“I want to see more Pacific youth raise their hands to apply to be part of the Youth Parliament 2019 and represent their local Member of Parliament”, says Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio.
Speaking at the inaugural 2 day Fono “Faith2Move Talanoa Hubbs: Faith moving mountains to prevent family violence in our Pasifika communities”, Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio said, “Pacific people must become the authors of our own solutions to tackle head-on the ugly realities of family violence that haunts the lives of far too many Pacific families”.
Associate Minister of Education Jenny Salesa and Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio have announced five appointments to the Board of the Pacific Education Foundation (PEF).