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.

  • Supporting Pasifika success

    With the help of a Health Research Council of New Zealand grant, researcher Dr Zaramasina Clark will be joining Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Biological Sciences where she will mentor young Māori and Pasifika students and take part in cutting-edge fertility research.

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    Wellington ICT Graduate School's 2019 Pasifika and Māori Scholarship recipients

    Victoria University of Wellington students have been awarded three of the four 2019 Maori and Pasifika Scholarships from Wellington ICT Graduate School.  Congratulations to Petone Groom, Cameron MacDonald, Renee Waiwiri and Sarah Rivers who have been awarded scholarships that cover their full tuition as well as a stipend generously provided by ANZ.

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    A trailblazing Pasifika academic and now, distinguished alumna

    Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop is an expert in a range of Pacific development issues and one of six alumni of Victoria University of Wellington who has been selected as Distinguished Alumni Award winners for 2019, recognising outstanding contributions to fields ranging from business, to youth justice, to space exploration.