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Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017

How can we improve young Pasefika’s academic wellbeing?

Every parent wants their child to do well in school. We all know that a good education is the key to a wide range...

Victoria University’s 300% increase in Pasifika PhD in last two years

Two historical milestones were achieved by Pasifika academics at Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) in 2016. Last week, five Pasifika students graduated with a PhD...
University of Otago Research Fellow Dr Jesse Kokaua.

Pacific success: focusing on education and health links

University of Otago Research Fellow Dr Jesse Kokaua has been awarded a prestigious Health Research Council (HRC) Pacific Health Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2017. One...
Marckis Schaaf (22) and his father Matani (47), both of Dunedin, graduate from the University of Otago in the same ceremony today. Photo: Peter McIntosh.

Tenacity passed down from father to son

Dunedin man Matani Schaaf  always planned to finish university "way before" his children started, but today he will graduate in the same ceremony as...

Writers take over the classroom

Auckland Airport is giving $120,000 to 12 charities as parts of its annual 12 days of Christmas initiative. The Herald will profile each initiative.By...

Hawaiian scholar from the roots up

By Jan Wizinowich Special to West Hawaii Today WAIMEA — Grounded in strong Waimea roots, Emalani Case branched out across the Pacific the past four...

U Aims To Build Top Pacific Islander Program

The University of Utah recently announced its intent to build the top Pacific Islander program in the continental United States. As part of the...
Pacific Historian Damon Salesa Photo: Supplied

Academic to launch free e-book on Samoa history

An Auckland University academic says last week's Samoan History conference at the university's Fale Pasifika will result in an electronic history book for schools.  Damon...
Dr Winifereti Nainoca and Dr Adi Alisi Vudiniabola.

Fijian doctoral recipients among 15 Pasifika graduates at Massey University

Fifteen postgraduate Pasifka students were among graduates at today's two Massey University capping ceremonies in Palmerston North. Two of them, both from Fiji, received doctoral...
Students at the Q&A held at the Oceania Centre.

Rich, Emotional and Revealing Response to MOANA

A MOANA movie and panel Q&A  was organised by Jackie Leota for her 353 summer school students in the UU204 Pacific World course at...