International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November)
Violence against women and intimidation of violence is an abuse of women’s human rights. It limits women’s participation in social, political, and economic life.
Language assists Tagata Niue to thrive New Story
Despite the uncertain times we face with the challenges of COVID-19, our cultural knowledge, values and language remain constant, helping us progress towards goals in life, said the Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.
Hear Us Now #HUN is a podcast about family violence survivors
While it takes a village to raise a child, it also takes a village to kill one through neglect. The Podcast calls for the sharing of stories, revealing pain and speaking up to seek help.
A Va’a represents a purpose built for wellbeing
John Misky was six years old when he and his family left the islands of Tokelau for a new life in Aotearoa. Adapting to a new life and learning a new language in New Zealand brought its challenges. But his connection to the sea inspired him to pursue a li
Tokelau champions language and culture
COVID-19 continues to be a powerful reminder of the importance of language and culture to the wellbeing of our Pacific communities, said the Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio.
Grace brought me here - Book extract
Research shows that victims of childhood abuse are twice as likely to enter an abusive relationship as adults. For Lima Hansen Author - International Speaker/ Author of Grace Brought Me Here, who once rejected her Samoan roots in an effort to move on from
Next Generation of Pacific Leaders
Fourty-four young people from West Auckland high schools recently graduated from the Tula’i Pacific Youth Leadership Programme.
COVID-19 vaccine offers stability, essential for wellbeing, as we start Fijian Language Week
Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio today marked the beginning of Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti - Fijian Language Week, and welcomed this year’s theme of showing how language is an important contributor to wellbeing.
TUVALUAN MIGRATION STORY
Pasefika Proud is honoured to launch the last episode in the video in the series of Migration and Legacy stories featuring our Pacific mothers, as a follow up to our series of stories from our Pacific fathers
Supporting far north communitiesIn August 2019 a talanoa was held to set up a Trust to provide support for the growing number of Pasifika people living in the Far North of New Zealand. Coinciding with the celebration of Tongan Language Week in September, the Tongans’ infectious impact eventually resulted in the establishment of the Te Hiku Pasifika Trust at the start of 2021, providing invaluable support for Pasefika families. Read more