Pasifika Advisory Group (PAG)

The Pasifika Advisory Group (PAG)  is established to provide leadership and influence to Ara as the institution continues to adapt to effectively support the participation, success and progression of Pasifika students and their whānau as Pasifika within Ara.

PAG is an advisory group whose responsibilities are to bring forward ideas and points of view from community and other stakeholder discussion. It contributes to fora and gives feedback to networks, it is not operational.

The Pasifika Advisory Group (PAG) will:

  1. Provide a forum for discussion of emerging ideas, concepts, needs and trends for Pasifika learner engagement and success
  2. Identify strategies for increasing Pasifika retention, course and programme completion
  3. Provide input and advice into targeted and institution-wide Pasifika strategies, providing recommendations to responsible persons and bodies where appropriate
  4. Be available for consultation with the Ara Council.

Pasifika Strategy 2017-2019 (PDF 0.3mb)

Pacific Advisory Group members

Patricia Siataga

Howard Jamieson

Sua Tauti

Nina Maluafiti

Jason Tiatia

Amy Henry