Dear Great Grands
Imagine setting up a system so that generations a hundred years into the future can listen to generations from as far back as the mid-1900s. Arizona Nofoali’i Leger did, and it is the inspiration for her Spotify series Dear Great Grands.
Te Mauri - Otago Kiribati Young Peoples Project
#PasefikaProud is honoured to share a video series entitled Te Mauri which consists of three videos developed and produced by Kiribati youth from the University of Otago and a few from Otago Polytechnic.
Family violence message hits home
A workshop to provide Pacific males with support to understand the importance of family without violence has been hailed as “an awesome experience” by participants. Put together by The Fono and supported by Pasefika Proud the theme of the workshop was “Lo
Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu - Reclaiming and revitalising culture as the basis of wellbeing
When Pacific peoples are victims, perpetrators, or witness family violence it is important they receive the best advice and support. Part of that is about growing the family violence knowledge and skills of those working in the community in a professional
No one deserves to die within the context of family violence
The release of the latest review into family violence deaths in Aotearoa is a sobering read for Pacific people.
Breaking the Cycle of Bullying
Capturing the hearts and minds of the next generation of Pacific Islanders is seen as crucial in attempts to stem the flow of bullying.
Fishing for Answers
To Kiribati people, fishing is way of life, reflective of traditional behaviours and norms handed down in each generation.
Ruby Tui no Stranger to Struggles
Black Ferns Star, Ruby Tui, born to a Samoan father and a Palagi mum in Wellington is no stranger to struggles. She often uses her platform and voice to openly discuss social issues. Despite her struggles, and maybe even because of them, Ruby is the woman
Affirming a Fresh Start
Having returned from living in Tonga in 2021, business founder Emeline Afeaki-Mafile’o and her husband, Alipate, have seamlessly re-established themselves back in Otahuhu, South Auckland, through their much-appreciated food hub.
New data website hopes to help improve Pasifika wellbeing in Aotearoa
Figure.NZ, supported by Stats NZ, launched a free website which brings together data for and about Pacific people in New Zealand. It also gathers reports, research, and a list of experts who can help give important Pacific context to the data.
Te Mauri - Otago Kiribati Young Peoples Project#PasefikaProud is honoured to share a video series entitled Te Mauri which consists of three videos developed and produced by Kiribati youth from the University of Otago and a few from Otago Polytechnic. Read more