a sample of photos from our trip

Aere Tai Gallery

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Mataiva and Josh Robertson from Vaimoana Pasifika Trust (VPT) in New Plymouth doing great work with strong community links in local churches

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

We interviewed local policeman Nelson Pulotu, chosen as Taranaki Daily News Person of the Year for his work setting up a youth academy in Marfell and who works closely with VPT

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Members of the Fitzroy Samoan Methodist Church Congregation in New Plymouth

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Members of the Fitzroy Samoan Methodist Church Congregation in New Plymouth

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Members of the Fitzroy Samoan Methodist Church Congregation in New Plymouth

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

We spoke to Trustee Rosie Belau (pictured with daughter Lille) in the Vaimoana Pasifika Trust's Garden, where they support local families by supplementing groceries with extra veggies grown

New Plymouth - VPT
New Plymouth - VPT

Mt Taranaki on a cloudy day

Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

ECE Centre run by King’s Force Health Charitable Trust in Napier

Napier - KFCT
Napier - KFCT

Napier T&G building and clock tower

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Participants of the True Colours Drama Programme (anti-bullying)

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Participants of the True Colours Drama Programme (anti-bullying)

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Nurse Tausilia Letufuga performing health checks at PICT's office on Palmerston Rd

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Kaumatua meet at PICT in Gisborne

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Kaumatua group in Gisborne meet at PICT

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Immigration advice takes place at Pacific Island Community Trust Gisborne

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Fruit picking at Bruce Van Dorp's orchard. Bruce employs over 30 staff who are mostly of Tongan heritage

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

At Bruce Van Dorp's orchard 10 minutes out of Gisborne. Bruce employs over 30 staff who are mostly of Tongan heritage

Gisborne - PICT
Gisborne - PICT

Up Titirangi looking back over Gisborne

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Rotorua Pacific Island Community Services Trust (RPICST) runs a Pasifika Power Up Homework Centre at Sunset Primary School. We interviewed the Peato family (Tokelau), one of the many families involved with Pasifika Power Up

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up Homework Centre Rotorua coordinated by RPICST

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up homework help - good work RPICST

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up Rotorua

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Pasifika Power Up Rotorua

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

RPICST is opening an ECE Centre at Sunset Primary. We spoke with Principal Neils Rasmussen ("Ras") and Trustee Chrissy Russell and Coordinator Lichelle about the partnership

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

At the ECE site in Rotorua. Sunset Primary Principal Neils Rasmussen ("Ras"), RPICST Trustee Chrissy Russell, Coordinator Lichelle and Trustee Sale Fiaola

Rotorua - RPICST
Rotorua - RPICST

Early morning in Rotorua

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

Some of the team from PICT at their offices in Cameron Street, Tauranga

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

EPIK Programme mentor Chris Tongalea with some of his mentored students from Tauranga Intermediate

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

EPIK Programme mentor Chris Tongalea with some of his mentored students from Tauranga Intermediate

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

PICT clients the Pohiva family - Tevita (father), Mel (daughter) and Nina (mother) have benefited from PICT's advocacy and health promotion services in Tauranga

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

PICT Nurse Ruthie performs a health check at the Mo'ui Lelei Programme in Tauranga

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

Nurse Ruthie performs some general health checks at Mo'ui Lelei

Tauranga - PICT
Tauranga - PICT

Exercise at Mo'ui Lelei - good work PICT Tauranga

Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Outside Papa Andrews home in Tokoroa courtesy of SWPICS

Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Inside Papa Andrews home in Tokoroa courtesy of SWPICS

Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Nurse Kerry from SWPICS takes us into the home of a local client

Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Great work by SWPICS in Tokoroa with Well Child checks at a local ECE Centre

Tokoroa - SWIPCS
Tokoroa - SWIPCS

Great work by SWPICS in Tokoroa with Well Child checks at a local ECE Centre

Tokoroa - SWIPCS
Tokoroa - SWIPCS

Great work by SWPICS in Tokoroa with Well Child checks at a local ECE Centre

Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Smoking Cessation Coordinator Tala does a check with one of his patients

Tokoroa - SWPICS
Tokoroa - SWPICS

Up Colson's Hill looking back over Tokoroa

Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

KPT CEO Leaupepe Peta Karalus

Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

With a family working with KPT in Hamilton

Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

With a family working with KPT in Hamilton

Hamilton - KPT
Hamilton - KPT

Some of the KPT Team in Hamilton

Oceania Media recently took a trip around the midland region to collect photos, editorials and film on behalf of the Aere Tai Regional Midland Collective. We're working on their website and film but here is a sample of some of the photos taken during our trip.