Posts Tagged ‘Pasifika familes’

Pasifikas’ contribution to society not fully recognised Comments 0

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Pasifikas' contribution

The full extent of Pasifikas’ contribution to society and the economy is not fully recognised because of how unpaid work is defined, Dr Seini Taufa says. Taufa is the researcher for Moana Research and Evaluation. A Treasury report has found Pasifika do up to 30 hours of unpaid work per week, including about 27,000 hours Read more

Pasifika film about grief wins international award Comments 0

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

A short feature Pacific film, Maria, has won the Peoples Choice award at the recent international Public Broadcasting Service Online Film Festival. The festival featured 25 short films from a variety of genres and garnered 1 million views during the two-week period following its July 14 launch. Maria was judged the Most Popular Film, determined by votes cast Read more

Pasifika mums hope their children join a church Comments 0

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Many Pasifika mothers hope their children will belong to a church. However european mothers are far more likely to hope their children would grow up to respect cultural diversity. This is one of the findings survey of about 7000 expectant parents of children born in Auckland and Waikato in 2009-10. The $3 million-a-year Growing Up Read more

Churches can play a role in Pacific people’s problem debt Comments 0

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Families Commission has released  a report Pacific families and Problem Debt  which is based partly on discussions with members of Pacific communities and 25 agencies, such as budgeting services. Many of the service providers and informants stated that belonging to, and fully participating in, churches was important to their Pacific clients. This included making financial contributions to Read more