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26 Tongan Students receive New Zealand Government Scholarships for 2018

Acting-New-Zealand-High-Commissioner-Nick-Hurley. Photo NZ High Com Nuku’alofa Nuku’alofa, Tonga 25 January 2018: The New Zealand Government has awarded 26 Tongan students with tertiary scholarships to study in New Zealand or Fiji commencing in 2018. Twenty-one scholars have been accepted into New Zealand universities and six scholars will study at theUniversity of the South Pacific or the […]

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Ilaisaane Fifita was inspired to study marketing after watching her family start their own business from scratch. Photo/ supplied

First two Tongan academics at the Business School graduate with PhDs

Sisikula Sisifa is one of the first two Pasifika academics to work at the University of Auckland’s business school. She graduates with a PhD on Tuesday. Photo/ supplied The first Pacific academics at the University of Auckland’s business school are two Tongan New Zealand women, graduating today with PhDs. Sisikula Sisifa and Ilaisaane Fifita, both […]

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PACS803 Pacific Ethnographies

A postgraduate level 9 course worth 30 points, PACS803 Pacific Ethnographies runs for 12 weeks in Semester II of 2016 in the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development at Auckland University of Technology City Campus. Purpose Pacific ethnographies is an exploration of the ways in which fieldwork about Pacific Islands states and Pacific communities in […]

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Lord Nuku stands on an eroding seawall fronting his village foreshore in Kolonga, Hahake District.  Photograph Credit: Teena Brown.

PACS802 Political Climate Change in the Pacific

A postgraduate level 8 course worth 15 points, PACS802 Political Climate Change in the Pacific runs for 12 weeks in Semester II of 2016 in the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development at Auckland University of Technology City Campus.   Purpose This paper explores how national, regional and international politics shape the language and relationships […]

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