Tautua Alofa Pasifika Award for Pacific Social Enterprise
Awarded to Pacific organisations that are led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission consistent with a community benefit, such as reinvesting profits back into the community. Tautua alofa is Samoan and conveys the idea of serving the Pacific community from a place of love by giving back to the community.
Fetu’u Fo’ou Award for Young Pacific Entrepreneur
Awarded to Pacific young people between the ages of 18 to 24 who successfully runs their own business. Fetu’u fo’ou is Tongan for new star.
Mataka Vou Award for Pacific
Awarded to a business that demonstrated innovation, strategic thinking and a track record of sustainable growth. Mataka vou is Fijian, meaning ‘new dawn’.
Kanumea Afine Loto Toa Award Pacific Woman in Business
Awarded to a successful Pacific women who own their own business. Kanumea afine loto toa is Niuean conveying the idea of courageous leader. Kanumea is the one of the tallest and hardiest trees in the forest, great leaders are referred to the biggest trees in the forest and afine loto toa means courage.
Galu Fou Award for Pacific Innovation
Awarded to a business that has delivered a positive outcome, whether it is tangible value, creation of a new market, digital technology solution or competitive advantage. Galu fou conveys the Tokelauan idea of 'new wave'.
Langa Fonua Award for Pacific Excellence in Construction and Trades
Awarded to an emerging Pacific business in the construction and trades sector that has achieved excellence as a practitioner and employer. Langa fonua is Tongan and means to build the land or community together.
Tū Rangatira Kama’atu Award for Pacific Business Entrepreneur
Awarded to Pacific entrepreneurs who own their pītiniti. As a leader with an inspiring vision, their successful business drives performance, a positive culture and creates a better world for their customers, employees, and stakeholders. Tū Rangatira Kama’atu conveys in the Cook Islands a highly respected person who has exceptional skills, talent, and is wise in the way they conduct themselves and the way they behave.
Arataki Award for Leadership in the Pacific Community
Recognises a business or organisation that has been an inspiring leader in the utilising their business to assist those in the Pacific community particularly during the challenging times of COVID. Arataki in Cook Island means leader or to guide.
Pacific Legacy Award
Conveying person held in high esteem amongst Pacific people, a lasting impact, a legend. Acknowledges and honours Pacific business leaders and Pacific businesses that have consistently been successful in their business.
Moana Creative Enterprise award
Awarded to a Pacific creative artist and art practitioner for entity’s contribution to the creative arts and culture in Aotearoa New Zealand. This award recognises creative achievement that aligns with Creative New Zealand's Pacific Arts Strategy 2018 - 2023: Tagata
- Leadership, Vaka - Capacity/Skills development, Va – Relationships in Pacific arts, Moana – Meaningful relationships across Aotearoa and globally. Pacific artists and art practitioners includes performing arts, visual arts, digital arts, musicians, dance, theatre, craft/objects, community arts, festivals, design.