Profiling Pacific success

This page showcases Pacific people achieving excellence and growing the pool of Pacific potential in Aotearoa.

Initiatives that are growing Pacific potential

Ara Skills and Employment hub

The Ara Skills and Employment hub connects employers at Auckland Airport with South Aucklanders looking for work and also helps to up-skill the current workforce at the airport. The hub has had some great successes placing people into jobs.

Stories from Ara - Airport Jobs & Skills Hub [PDF, 315 KB]

For more information about Ara check out their Facebook page(external link).

Tupu Tai Pasifika Public Sector Internships

The Tupu Tai Pasifika Internships are an inter-agency initiative involving 15 government agencies to help Pasifika students explore career pathways within the public sector.

Applicants can spend their summer internship at any of the 15 government agencies working in policy, procurement and project management areas.

The next internship round opens in 2019.

Tupu Tai Interns


Attendees at our 2018 Tupu Tai Pasifika Public Sector Internship Final Assessment Day