This term holiday the program was run out of Tai Wanaga Tu Toa who kindly provided their facilities for our ASA study holiday program. We are very thankful for all the support Tu Toa provide to ASA.
These holidays concentrated on exam preparation. The focus for our ASA students was on examination papers and working on
Please join us to celebrate our students awards. Our guest speaker for the evening is Dr. Lupe Taumoepeau - NZ's first female vascular surgeon and the only Pacific Island Vascular surgeon across Australasia.
Click here to learn more about her inspiring journey
Saturday, 23 November
2pm - 5pm
Back by popular demand. Dr. Palatasa Havea will continue on his talk and lead a talanoa session with Pasifika parents across the community about their journey and experience with education development in an NZ Pasifika context. Free island supper to follow the talk.
Please click the video below for more information about our
Lalanga Fou Fono; Tuli takes flight
Awapuni Function Centre
02 August 2019, 5:30 pm
The Fono was hosted by Ministry of Pacific Peoples(MPP) and the aim was to connect with the Pacific communities in our region. MPP wanted to hear the community concerns and aspirations as well as share what has been achieved since the launch of the
The Manawatu Science and Technology Fair
The Manawatu Science and Technology fair is about encouraging students from year 0 to year 13 to think about the world around them. With a love for Science and Technology at the heart of most projects, students learn valuable skills in data collection, critical thinking, problem solving and
Parental involvement not only enhances academic performance, but it also has a positive influence on student attitude and behavior.
Part of our ASA program focuses on bringing our parents together and on Sunday we held our second ASA parents dinner and get together. It was an opportunity to bring the parents, staff and Board
What: Super 8 Cultural Festival Date: Friday 17th May Time: 530pm cultural performances kick off
Our ASA family were invited to be part of Palmerston North Boys High School Super 8 cultural festival. Three of our ASA parents were judges for the Pasifika cultural performances tonight - Tanya Koro, Osaiasi
We are proud to host our guest speaker Dr. Siautu Alefaio.Experienced Educational Psychologist Dr. Siautu Alefaio grew up in Otara and Papakura South Auckland to Samoan parents who established the PIC church in Papakura. Her parent's villages in Samoa are Matautu-Tai, Sasina, Manunu ma Fagamalo. She is married to Wesley Tugia and their
We were fortunate to be invited to meet with Minister for Pacific Peoples, Associate Minister for Courts and Justice - Aupito Tofae Su'a William Sio. Optimistic conversations flowed in particular around strategies and pathways for our Pasifika people in STEM related careers and how the Minister can help to influence at policy level. Good
Talofa Lava. My name is Leaniva Sa’u but I am known by most as Niva. I am a New Zealand born Samoan, raised by a New Zealand born Samoan mother and a Samoan born father. I was raised in a small town just out of Palmerston North called Ashhurst along with three of my four siblings.
I completed high school at the end of 2016 and
Happy ANZAC day everyone! blessed to have Second Lieutenant Heki Tauli as one of our voluntary teaching staff who dedicates his time to helping our ASA children succeed academically in STEM! Heki has a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Mechatronics and a Business degree majoring in Accounting from Massey University. Serving our country
We need to encourage our children to undertake STEM related subjects - the future will revolve around technology and STEM related careers. The gap today for pasifika is a problem, if we don't look to close it then in the future our children will lose out.
Kia orana! My name is Georgia Tiaono Whitta but most people call me George. I’m of Cook Island Māōri descent from my father’s side and come from the island of Rarotonga. I grew up just outside of Ashhurst on a small farm, in the picture you can see me with my sheepdog, Ace.
My hobbies include snowboarding, netball, hip-hop,
At the launch of Suffrage 125 today at Government House, we heard from these powerful young wāhine. As we look back on the achievements of the past and express gratitude for the women whose shoulders we stand on, we also look forward to the mahi that is yet to be done. Especially for Māori and Pasifika women, for trans women, for