Keep up with all the latest news and events from the TupuToa whānau

February 22, 2018

The BNZ networking event was a showcase of the TupuToa experience through the interns perspective. It was a unique opportunity for current and future corporate partners to hear directly from the interns; what their interning experience was like, their hopes for the future and the value they added to the organisations they joined.

We had a full house with food and drinks, and ample opportunity for the interns and partners to network – a key skill we have worked closely with the interns to develop.


February 22, 2018

Our principal partner, Air New Zealand, host an annual Hangar Tour for TupuToa staff and interns. 30+ TupuToa whanau attended for an exclusive look behind the scenes. As we walked through the hangar, the interns were quizzed on the monetary value of certain airplane parts and the complex process of tailor creating each piece. We managed to snag seats in business class and many a selfie was taken in the cockpit. Back in the workshop we heard the empowering stories of the Air New Zealand staff pre...

February 21, 2018

The Kirihimete Cocktail party was the main event last season marking the end of 2017. It was a time to join with the extended TupuToa whānau to celebrate another significant year of growth and achievement.

The event took place in the Fale Pasifika, at the University of Auckland, over a spread inspired by classic Pasifika cuisine; it was a modern take on the traditional ‘Kai Pola’ or grazing table.

We were joined by our TupuToa interns, alumni, and corporate, public and scholarship partners. TupuTo...

February 21, 2018

Our Noho Marae event is an opportunity for interns and TupuToa team to collaborate and connect in a less formal environment. An overnight stay at a local Marae.

TupuToa interns participate in development workshops facilitated by select members of the community. Teresa Ngau Chun was one of our hosts. She lead a discussion on personal identity – we are an intricate tapestry of all who have been before us. She followed guest speaker, Sione Taunga. He encouraged the interns to identify their passio...

February 7, 2018

We invite you to join us at our Annual Gala Dinner to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our 2017/2018 interns – 70 plus young Māori and Pasifika Rangatahi leaders across Aotearoa’s corporate leadership landscape.

For existing partners the occasion is an opportunity for your interns to celebrate alongside their corporate or government partner and whanau. To future partners looking to collaborate  with us, this is a chance to be immersed in a night infused with an exciting mix of TupuToa...

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