Tupu Aotearoa

Tupu Aotearoa | Pasifika Support

Our communities flourish when people have access to learning and employment opportunities. Tupu Aotearoa is a free service for those aged between 16-59.

We support Pasifika people to lead fulfilling and prosperous lives.

We want to ensure that the Pasifika community have the right tools, education, training and employment opportunities to really succeed and thrive!

Solomon Group employment navigators will assist clients to prepare for, make the transition to, and stay in permanent employment.

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How we help

We assist all Tupu clients with:
  • Upskilling and training
  • Getting a driver’s licence

  • Support writing a CV and cover letter
  • Interview preparation
  • Career advice

  • Finding a job
  • Preparing a personal development plan
Eligibility:
  • You must have Pacific Island heritage

  • You must be 16-59 years old
  • You must not be in employment, education or training

This service includes on-going coaching and mentoring as well as training towards developing literacy and numeracy skills which are important in the workspace.

FAQ

Do I have to be Pasifika to access this support?

Yes, you do need to have Pacific Island heritage.

Is there an age limit?

Yes, you need to be 16 to 59 years old.

Is this support available in my area?

This service is available to you if you live in Waikato, Auckland or the Bay of Plenty

Will it cost me anything?

The Tupu Aotearoa programme is free if you’re eligible!

What is the eligibility criteria?

A Pacific person aged 15 – 69 years not in employment, education or training.