Pasifika Nius Waia

Pasifika Nius Waia is the University's Pacific news channel, where we share what’s happening in our Pasifika community at Victoria University of Wellington.

  • Pasifika staff at VUW on Zoom

    Pasifika community supporting one another

    Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban wants to make sure Pasifika colleagues, and most importantly our Pasifika students at Victoria University of Wellington are feeling safe and supported as we all start to get used to the ‘new normal’.

  • VUW's Pasifika Student Success team

    A successful year for the Pasifika Student Success team

    Last year, the newly formed Pasifika Student Success (PSS) team hit the ground running as they looked at ways to further support Pasifika students enrolled at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

  • Fale Malae - night view from Parliament

    Vote of support for Pasifika Fale Malae welcomed

    Wellington City Council’s vote to support the establishment of a twenty-first-century fale malae, a focal point for Pasifika culture in the heart of the capital’s parliamentary precinct, has been welcomed by those leading the project, including founding partner Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

  • qs-summit-keynote-hon-pm-samoa

    Asia–Pacific power summit brings together international experts

    Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s intellectual leadership in the Asia–Pacific is highlighted this week as it co-hosts an international summit with QS Quacquarelli Symonds to explore the changing geopolitical and geo-economic dynamics of the region.

  • police-drama-series-wins-vuw-prize

    Police drama series wins Wellington University Prize

    A television drama series fictionalising events around the Te Urewera police raids of 2007 has been awarded the 2019 David Carson-Parker Embassy Prize in Scriptwriting at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.