Tags : Pacific people

Further COVID-19 vaccine and economic support for the Pacific

New Zealand will be providing protection against COVID-19 to at least 1.2 million people in the Pacific over the coming year$120 million in Official Development Assistance has been reprioritised to support Pacific economies in 2021 Foreign Affairs Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta and Associate Health and Foreign Affairs Minister Hon Aupito William Sio announced today that New Zealand […]readmore

National memorial to recognise Pacific wartime service

A new Memorial to acknowledge the contribution of Pacific nations to military conflicts and the bonds shared with New Zealand was unveiled by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today. “The Pacific Islands Memorial Te Reo Hotunui o te Moana nui a Kiwa recognises the close relationship between Aotearoa New Zealand and other Pacific nations, acknowledging the […]readmore

Critical step to new housing deal for Pacific communities

Today the Government has taken a key step to support Pacific people to becoming Community Housing providers, says the Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio. “This will be great news for Pacific communities with the decision to provide Pacific Financial Capability Grant funding and a tender process to build capability in the community. “This […]readmore

Pasifika churches gain from PGF funding

Pasifika churches around the country will receive a total of nearly $10 million in government funding for renovations and improvements which will improve facilities for the communities they serve and create jobs, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio have announced. The funding will go to 27 regional Pasifika […]readmore