The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio says the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards encourages service leadership to benefit our communities in Aotearoa, throughout the Pacific region and the world.
Hon Carmel Sepuloni will travel to Apia tomorrow to represent New Zealand at the Women, Peace and Security Summit, in Samoa from 22-23 August.
Cook Islands Language Week is an opportunity to celebrate the important role Pacific languages play in the daily lives of thousands of our Pacific friends, neighbours, colleagues and loved ones.
From today, Pacific young people living in the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Whanganui/Manawatu, will get backing to help access life-changing learning and earning opportunities that will lead to fulfilling and prosperous lives.
Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio will travel to New Caledonia tomorrow to represent New Zealand at the Pacific Community’s (SPC) biennial Conference on 21 June in Noumea, along with Ministers and representatives from other SPC member countries.
“The Wellbeing Budget has secured an unprecedented amount of new funding of over $113 million over four years to boost support for Pacific communities across Aotearoa New Zealand to achieve their vision of a confident, thriving, resilient and prosperous Pacific Aotearoa through Pacific-led solutions in education, health, languages & cultural, economic and community wellbeing,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.
Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list is shining an illuminating spotlight on the strong contribution Pacific peoples are making to our diverse communities in New Zealand.
The Wellbeing Budget focuses on ways to give Māori and Pacific peoples more scope to lift their own wellbeing. When Māori and Pacific peoples set their own wellbeing goals and aspirations and when we as a Government use our ability to change the system and help Māori and Pacific peoples achieve those aspirations – equality can start to be a reality.
Samoa Language Week is an opportunity for every New Zealander to come together to help protect the stories, cultures and traditions our Pacific languages hold, for the benefit of future generations.
The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the appointment of Auckland barrister Faumui Penelope (Lope) Ginnen as a District Court Judge will be welcomed and celebrated by the Pacific Peoples of Aotearoa and the Pacific region.
Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio will travel to Fiji on Sunday to attend the Climate Action Pacific Partnership Conference, which is being held on the 13 – 14 May.
Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, will represent New Zealand at the Cook Islands’ Climate Change Development and Resilience Round Table this week, which will be held on the 14 and 15 March.
The Minister for Pacific Peoples is pushing hard for greater Pasifika participation in STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) with a further boost this year of a new crop of national Toloa awardees being announced.