Pasifika Futures supports Samoan Early Childhood Education Conference

Pasifika Futures supports the achievement of Samoan Early Childhood Education teachers, encouraging development and success for the learning outcomes of our Pacific children and families living in New Zealand. Ia Maua’a I suiga talafeagai – Be bold with relevant changes. The theme for this year’s 35th Annual National Conference put on by the Sosaiete A’oga… Read more »

Pacific community in Canterbury collaborate for a brighter future

11 September 2017 With nearly 13,000 people in Canterbury identifying with a Pacific ethnicity in 2013 and a growing population, Pasifika Futures and the Canterbury District Health Board teamed up to host a collaborative co -design workshop with the Pacific community in Christchurch to look at different ways to approach health and social services. The… Read more »

Christchurch Tongan Youth Council kick start Tongan Language Week 2017

05 September 2017 On the evening of Sunday 3rd September, the Riccarton High School Hall was buzzing with excitement as Tongan congregations from various churches across Otautahi gathered to celebrate what was not only Father’s Day but also the first day of Tongan Language Week in Aotearoa for 2017. This special event, an evening service,… Read more »

Pacific fashion show success

  New York, London, Paris, Otara, Milan. High fashion lives here. On Saturday 26th August 2017, the Ika walkway in the heart of the Otara shopping centre was lit up and transformed into a high-end fashion runway for the Pacific Fusion Fashion Show 2017. The event showcased 45 emerging Pacific models wearing pieces from 11… Read more »

Wellington Samoa Rugby Union Fundraising Dinner 2017

Pasifika Futures once again was pleased to be able to lend support through sponsorship of the Wellington Samoa Rugby Union fundraising dinner held in Hataitai, Wellington on the 27th July 2017. Popular Pacific comedian Tofiga Fepuleai played MC for the night while Rugby World Cup winning coach Sir Graham Henry impressed guests with his attendance… Read more »

Big crowds for Wellington Secondary Schools Polynesian Festival

  Nine secondary schools gathered to celebrate Pacific culture and community through Pacific performances of song and dance for the Tu Tangata Wellington secondary schools Polynesian festival. The night took place on July 25th at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington and the event had an outstanding turn out with an audience of over 2000… Read more »

Pasifika Futures Whanau Ora Conference Awards Dinner 2017

Monday 31st July 2017 marked an evening of celebrations as Pasifika Futures hosted an Awards Dinner as part of their 2nd Annual Whanau Ora Conference at Te Warewaka o Poneke in Wellington. The night was not only an opportunity to celebrate three years of outstanding Whanau Ora work as a collective, but to also acknowledge… Read more »

2 August 2017: Pasifika Futures Confirmed for Whanau Ora for Another Three Years

MEDIA RELEASE 2 August 2017 Pasifika Futures Confirmed for Whanau Ora for Another Three Years Pasifika Futures has had its Whanau Ora contract extended for another three years. At its 2nd annual conference in Wellington, the Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Bill English told a hundred partners from the Pasifika Futures network that “the work you… Read more »

Get ready for the 2017 General Election

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The 2017 General Election will be held on Saturday 23 September. It is important as Pacific People to vote. By voting, you can have your say on the issues that affect you, your friends and your family. To vote, you must be enrolled! If you’re enrolled, you should have received an enrolment update pack in… Read more »