PISA - Pacific Island Students of Ara

The Pacific Island Students of Ara (PISA) is a club belonging to Ara Institute of Canterbury in Chri

Operating as usual

14/11/2023

VOTE 📢 VOTE 📢 VOTE 📢

It's going down tomorrow fam! Come thru to the student space Level 3 X-block between 12PM-1PM, grab some lunch & VOTE!!! 🔥

PISA EXEC 2024 LOADING....🤝🏼😤

06/11/2023

‼️REMINDER‼️
Last opportunity to register for our EOY cruise!
You MUST be a member of PISA to attend.

Cut off date:
5pm Tuesday (7/11/23) TOMORROW!

Late registrations will NOT be accepted.

Be there or be square 😎.

25/10/2023

PISA ELECTIONS 2023 📢📢📢

It's that time of the year fam!!!
Nominations for PISA Exec 2024 are now OPEN! Scan the QR code or click the link in the bio to start nominating NOW!

LESSSHGOOOOO PISA 2024!!! 🔥🔥🔥

**Nominations open until 9th Nov, voting begins 10th Nov)

18/10/2023

PISA exec invites members to join us in celebrating the end of the year sailing around the Lyttelton harbour!!! Check emails for more details 🚢🌺💃🏻💗

08/10/2023

See you there !

08/10/2023

Ni as Bula Vinaka ! Happy Fijian Language Week ! We have got some great events on this week at Ara madras campus ! Come experience Fijian Culture !!

Photos from PISA - Pacific Island Students of Ara's post 11/09/2023

Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou katoa. Greetings to you all.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori is here (11-17 Hepetema 2023) and this year’s theme is Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori – making the language stronger.

Lets all embrace the use of te reo Māori by using some of the phrases below this week:

Kia ora - Hello
Mōrena - Good morning
Ka kite anō - See you later
Mā te wā - See you next time

Kia ora

Photos from PISA - Pacific Island Students of Ara's post 03/09/2023

Happy Tongan Language Week!🇹🇴

PISA would love to celebrate TLW with you so come along to these awesome events we have planned just for you! 🙌🏽

All events are FREE which will be held at ARA MADRAS from 12pm - 1pm

Bring a friend and come celebrate with us🔥
CHEEEHOOO

Photos from PISA - Pacific Island Students of Ara's post 22/08/2023

Warm Pacific Greetings to all our Pasifika Students at Ara.

This Thursday (24th August) we have the privilege of having join us here in Otautahi and will be holding their “I AM” identity workshop for a few institutions, that many students across the motu have found beneficial.

This session is 2hrs long and we’ve had the approval from your department for you to attend - SO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS OUT 😊

Please register using the link below or scan the QR code, and if you have any questions please let us know!

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=819H79F8o0-6d_Y4JPfDfAJuvgf5qFxFix8bhsYE_xxUMUgxS0Y1SVlBVDBGSzZTMFRJT1cxREZTTy4u

📌 Thursday 24th August 2023
📍 A134, Imagetech – In the Rakaia Building (meet infront of the library if you don’t know where this is)
⏰ 12pm - 2pm
‼️Lunch is provided‼️

18/08/2023

How exciting 😆😆

🌺

Exciting News for 2024! 🌏🗣️ Get ready for a fresh look to the Pacific Language Weeks series! 🌟 Say hello to Solomon Islands Pidgin and Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin, joining the lineup of languages celebrating our diverse Pacific cultures. 🌺 The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is thrilled to announce this expansion, aiming to breathe new life into our languages, traditions, and identities. With 11 language weeks on the horizon, let's come together to preserve and cherish our heritage. 🌍🇵🇬🇸🇧

We look forward to seeing more of our Pacific languages being spoken, heard and celebrated in 2024, as we continue to raise awareness of how diverse our Pacific communities truly are. ✨

Read more here: https://www.mpp.govt.nz/news-and-events/news-from-2023/two-more-languages-join-the-pacific-language-week-series-in-2024/

03/08/2023

Kia orana!! 🌺🌺🌺

Online event today!!!

Put your Cook Islands knowledge to the test and you could win a $80 voucher!!!

Meitaki and Goodluck 💛

01/08/2023

PISA is hosting volleyball today!!!

All welcome!!

Music, good vibes and prizes to be won so come on down!!!

Meitaki 🌺

31/07/2023

Ei Katu workshop today!!!

Madras Campus -Atrium
12pm - 1.30pm

Limited spaces

Meitaki 🌺🌺🌺

30/07/2023

REMINDER EVENT TODAY!!! 🌺

Come and celebrate our first event for Cook Islands language week with some donuts and mainese!!!

Madras campus - Atrium
12pm - 1pm

See you there 💛

30/07/2023

Today marks the first day of Cook Islands Language week!!!

PISA would like to invite you to come celebrate the Cook Islands culture through events held this week at Ara!!!

Meitaki 🌴

30/07/2023

Kia orana!!! 🌺 Happy Te Reo Māori Küki Airani - Cook Islands Language Week 2023

This years theme is
'Âtuituiia au ki te au peu o toku käinga Ipukarea
Connect me to the traditions and culture of my homeland! 🇨🇰

Meitaki ma’ata 🤎

10/07/2023

🚨🚨THROWBACK ALERT 🚨🚨

Kam na bane ni mauri 🌺

This year's theme, 'Ribanan, karikirakean ao kateimatoan ara katei ma ara taetae ni Tungaru,' highlights the importance of nurturing, enhancing, and sustaining the Tungaru language and culture. Tungaru, the name given by their ancestors, plays a significant role in shaping their identity and well-being.

Tekeraoi weekin te taetae ni Kiribati. Tekeraoi em b**g! 🌺

🔙2022

09/07/2023

Kam na bane ni Mauri

Te taetae ni Kiribati - Happy Kiribati Language Week!

Theme:
"Ribanan, Karikiakean ao kateimatoan ara katei ma ara taetae ni Tungaru" - "Nurture, enhance, and sustain the Tungaru language and culture."

Kam rabwa

09/07/2023

Kam na bane ni mauri and welcome to Kiribati Language Week!

This year's theme, 'Ribanan, karikirakean ao kateimatoan ara katei ma ara taetae ni Tungaru,' highlights the importance of nurturing, enhancing, and sustaining the Tungaru language and culture. Tungaru, the name given by their ancestors, plays a significant role in shaping their identity and well-being.

Help us celebrate Kiribati language week 🌺

Photos from PISA - Pacific Island Students of Ara's post 19/06/2023

🗓️ THIS FRIDAY - 23rd JUNE, 11am - 1pm
📍 A134 IMAGETECH
🍴 Free food

MISSION “is to create a future where Pacific People have digital equity, are confident pursuing pathways in digital technologies and see themselves as future creators”
- Fibre Fale

Come along guys, you don’t want to miss out this amazing opportunity!!

19/06/2023

Come along THIS WEDNESDAY and have some fun‼️ What better way to end off the semester with good vibes, food and a bitta volleyball🙌🏽so come along, bring a friend and end off the semester right😎 see ya there🤠

19/06/2023

🚨Have you registered for Noho?🚨

Registration CLOSES THIS FRIDAY 23 JUNE ‼️‼️

If you have any questions, please message us - you do not want to miss out on a weekend full of CONNECTION, LEADERSHIP, IDENTITY & CULTURE 🌺

Photos from PISA - Pacific Island Students of Ara's post 12/06/2023

Mālo ni, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Kia orāna, Tālofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Talofa, Noa'ia, Ni sa bula vinaka, Mauri, Tēnā koutou katoa and warm greetings to you all.

🚨 WHOS EXCITED FOR NOHO 🚨

Swipe - - > to see the programme and what to pack!

There is an amazing workshop lineup that includes the team from who will hold their very popular IAM workshop and we have the amazing .teofilo.artist who is a Pacific Carving Artist in Dunedin who will also run her Carving workshop.

So you do not want to miss out ☺️

‼️PLEASE register NOW‼️

11/06/2023

Mālo ni, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Kia orāna, Tālofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Talofa, Noa'ia, Ni sa bula vinaka, Mauri, Tēnā koutou katoa and warm greetings to you all.

Here are some events coming up in the next couple of weeks.

Please don’t forget to register for these events, you will not want to miss out!!!

04/06/2023

Check out Rosebank school in Auckland and how they celebrated Samoa Language week! 🌺

02/06/2023

Word of the day - SAUNI 😂

Malo Sam!

02/06/2023

Remember to embrace the Samoan Language 🌺

01/06/2023

Manuia tele le fa'amanatuina o lou Tuto'atasi, Samoa - Happy 61st Independence Day 🇼🇸

Ia manuia le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa CHEEEHOOO 🥳

💙

01/06/2023

Manuia tele le fa'amanatuina o lou Tuto'atasi, Samoa - Happy 61st Independence Day 🇼🇸

Ia manuia le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa!!

CHEEEHOOO

💙

30/05/2023

Wear your traditional attire and come play some volleyball 🌺

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Videos (show all)

IT'S THAT TIME.......ELECTIONS For PISA Exec 2023!!!🔥🔥🔥Nominations are now OPEN!!! If you are interested or know someone...
Kam na bani ni mauri, Tekeraoi weekin te taetae ni Kiribati! Theme: Ribanan, karikirakean ao kateimatoan ara katei ma ar...
WHAT A DAY!! 😆Fa’afetai lava i latou uma sa auai mai - Thank you so much to those who attended 🌺 We hope you all a blast...
🎉🎉WEEKLY CHALLENGE 🎉🎉“INTRODUCE YOURSELF”WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO TO ENTER:🌺 Make a video of you introducing yourself in S...
Kia orana, Noa’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and warm Pac...
REMINDER: PISA ELECTIONS 📢📢📢WHEN: WED 9TH MARCH (This Wednesday) WHERE: ROOM N604/5 (City Campus) TIME: 12PM-1PMJoin the...
Happy Tuvalu Language week from some of our students currently exploring Franz Josef 🙂
Marian Samoan song
Part 2
Beautiful entry sent in by Stacy and Emma. The importance of learning at a young age will pay dividends when the young b...
Talofa Lava,Heres a beautiful rendition of Lou sei oriana from Cooper of Shirley Boys High School.#PISAMAICHALLENGE #PIS...
Malo le soifua,This entry is sent in by students of St Thomas of Canterbury. "Samoan language week is important to us be...

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