Samoan Language Week

Panui 01/06/2018

It's Samoan Language Week and this year's theme is 'Alofa atu nei. Alofa mai taeao – Kindness given. Kindness gained'.

Events are happening across Auckland celebrating the vibrant Samoan culture and language. 

If you're keen to improve your Samoan, check out a range of resources from the Pasifika Education Community.

Free presentation on brain development

Le Va is holding two free sessions focusing on brain development in children and adolescents. Both sessions are on 8 June: The Early Years Last Forever runs from 10 am–12noon and Unravelling the Adolescent Brain runs from 12noon– 2 pm at Le Va, Harakeke House, 15 Ronwood Ave, Manukau. To register email

Pharmac community conversations, 14 June

Pharmac is holding a meeting to talk about the work it does and hear ideas from people about how it can improve its service. The meeting is held at the Kelston Community Centre, Activity Room 1, 126 Awaroa Road, Sunnyvale, 9.30am– 11 am. 

The Asian Network Incorporated (TANI) regional network meeting

The next meeting is on 19 June, 10 am–12noon at the Western Springs Garden Community Hall, 956 Great North Road, Western Springs.

Free diabetes course in Korean

A free course for people with type 2 diabetes, held in Korean, is on 26 June, 9 am–3.30pm at Comprehensive Care, Building A, 42 Tawa Drive, Albany. To book a place, contact Christine: or phone 448 0474.