Entries by Janet Akai

COVID-19 – CIDANZ Update

With Covid-19 news spreading, we are conscious that there is so much information out there. The World Health Organization has been keeping us all updated with the spread of the virus and what we can do to keep ourselves safe. Here are a few Q&A’s from their website: What is the Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a […]

Kia Orana Expo 2020

‘I teia Marama katoa ‘i topa, kua piri atu te Tā’okota’i’anga CIDANZ ki roto ‘i te “Kia Orana Expo” ‘ā te ‘iti tangata ‘Ara’ura tei rave ‘iātu ki tō rātou ngutu’are ‘i  Takanini. Kua riro ‘oki teia ‘ei tika’anga nō te CIDANZ ‘i te ‘akakitekite atu ki te au tangata tei tae atu ki reira […]

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oneCHILD Early Learning Center Ground Breaking

For a number of years, a total immersion early learning centre has been a dream for Cook Islands NZ families. It was a priority highlighted by communities across NZ in the inaugural Cook Islands national strategy 2012 – 2015; a strategy brought together by a group of volunteers. Approved funding through the Ministry of Education […]

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Northland Pasifika Fusion Festival 2020

‘I te ngā rā ‘openga ō Peperuare nei, kua tere atu te pupu ō te CIDANZ ‘i te turuturu atu ‘i te ‘akakoro’anga ō te Pasefika Fusion ‘i Whangarei. Ko teia ‘akakoro’anga ‘oki ko teta’i vaine Kūki ‘Ᾱirani koia ‘a Pania Baker teta’i ‘i roto ‘i te pupu ‘i ‘akamata ‘ia mai ei teia. Kua […]

Open Invitation: Pasifika Fono, 5th March

An Open Invitation & Message from the Royal Commission of Inquiry:    “Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Taloha ni, Ni sa bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Kia ora, Warmest Pasifika greetings! We hope that 2020 has gotten off to a positive start for you and your team. We will be returning to Auckland […]

Northland Pasifika Fusion Festival 2020

The Northland Pasifika Fusion Festival is back again! For more information, click HERE. A group of local Pasifika people got together in late 2014 in Whangarei to plan an event where they could showcase the Pacific Island and Maori cultures through performing arts, crafts and food. The inaugural festival held on Sat, 21 March 2015 […]

Applications Open – Pacific Business Trust Awards 2020

Applications are now open for the Pacific Business Trust Awards 2020. For more information, click HERE to be held on Saturday 22 May 2020 at the Vodafone Event Center. Categories include: Pacific Business Enterprise: The Pacific Business Enterprise category recognises a business that demonstrates innovation, strategic thinking and a track record of sustainable growth. Pacific […]