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Posts Tagged ‘ pasifika ’

Stokes Valley school strives for Maori and Pacific achievement

Sep 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Tui Glen school has been implementing changes in response to its ERO report.



Pasifika communities no closer to getting their dreamed-of fale

May 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An on-going push for a Pasifika fale (centre) to be built in the community.



Newtown School roll bounces back after quake risks losses

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Numbers at their highest in 15 years as planning for new buildings progress.



Church ministers find students for trades course

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFICA CHURCHES in Wellington are sponsoring students for Weltec’s new Pacific-based carpentry courses. Chief Executive Dr Linda Sissons says ministers have got together and done a tremendous job finding scholarship hopefuls in their communities for the 34-week course.



Masterton school connects with Pacific families

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

LAKEVIEW SCHOOL in Masterton is planning to reconnect with the local pacific community by holding a Pasifika festival. Principal Ed Hodgkinson says the local residents lost their connection with the school when it merged nine years ago and it has taken a lot of effort to bridge the school back into the community.



Summer scholarships for Maori and PI students

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

OTAGO UNIVERSITY is helping develop the Maori and Pacific health workforce by offering summer school scholarships for the first time. Wellington Campus Associate Dean Nandika Currey says the courses cover a broad range of topics that can impact on health including climate change, geography, ethics, and law.



Youth urged to use technology to save climate

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFIC YOUTH in New Zealand can raise awareness on climate change in the Islands with technology they use every day. 350 Aotearoa spokesperson Koreti Tiumalu says tools we take for granted such as the internet and social media can help give people in the islands a powerful voice on climate change.



Health workers must be culturally competent

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS need to have an understanding of Pacific culture if they want to work effectively with Pacific communities. Otago University’s Associate Dean Nandika Currey says being able to relate well to someone from a different cultural background is a key skill for anyone who wants to work with Pacific people.



Pasifika lesbian group formed to bring LGBT community together

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

BOX holds its first party to raise funds for Wellington Rape Crisis centre



Celebrating grass roots of city community

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington radio and art unite to boost local awareness.



Pasifika communities fear for future of their languages

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The Bilingual Leo Pacific Coalition wants official minority status for five Pacific languages, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Youth quizzed on mental health discrimination

Jul 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Young team want like minds to join their focus groups



Young Samoans unaware of language realities

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Optimism fails to match the stats on language abilities.



Pasifika festival is set to be clean and green

Dec 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New council standards make Pasifika festival eco-friendly.



Smacking is no part of Pacific culture

Nov 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Research shows Pacific ‘smacking culture myth’ wrong.