Pasifika Health / Hauora Pasifika

Pasifika languages included are:  Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga and Tuvalu.

For more information see:
- Community & Public Health - Working to improve & promote pacific health
- Fale Pasifika O Aoraki - Social service agency for Pacific people
- Ministry of Education - Action Plan for Pacific Education 2020-2030

 

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education has a section dedicated to the Pasifika Education Community.  One of the topics in this section is Pasifika Language which contains curriculum resources.

Visit pasifika.tki.org.nz/Pasifika-languages

Ministry for Pacific Peoples

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples works closely with Pacific communities’ to maintain and promote heritage languages.  Here you can find various resources relating to the various language weeks.

Visit mpp.govt.nz

Te Papa

Celebrate the Pasifika languages by learning words, numbers, and phrases through simple activities that kids love – word searches, colouring pages, and stories.

Visit tepapa.govt.nz/learn/for-educators/free-downloadable-activity-books

Teacher Talk

Celebrate the various Pasifika Language Weeks with language and culture.  Kits are full of DIY resources, information, facts, worksheets, learning activities, crafts, teaching resources and much more!  These can be adapted to any age depending on skill level.  

Visit teachertalk.org.nz to purchase and download language kits.

All Right?

All Right? supports people to become more aware of their mental health and wellbeing, and to take small regular steps to improve it.  This relates to being aware and celebrating being Pasifika.  All Right? have posters and articles which celebrate all things Pasifika.

Visit allright.org.nz/campaigns/pacific-wellbeing

Pasifika Flavours Cookbook by the Heart Foundation of NZ

A collection of mouth-watering recipes from the Pacific Islands.  Pasifika Flavours is a selection of traditional recipes that have been given a healthy spin as well as modern and everyday recipes that will suit the whole family.

Download your copy of the Pasifika Flavours Cookbook

Talanoa Mai Pacific App

Oranga Tamariki has developed an interactive mobile app – Talanoa Mai.  This app enables users to move between seven nations – Samoa, Niue, Cook Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Tokelau and Tuvalu – using the immersive technology to learn more about each Pacific peoples’ unique cultural heritage and identify.

Interactive features within the app include pronunciation of Pacific words, maps with details of Pacific population in New Zealand and connection to Pacific national maps; common greetings and phrases, prayers and songs; proverbs, details of ceremonies; and support with pronouncing and learning vowels and consonants.

Visit orangatamariki/.../talanoa-mai to download the app for free in Apple or Google Play