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Growing Pasifika Niu Leaders Programme.

A programme specifically designed for Pasifika employees who have demonstrated leadership capability and potential.
Growing Pasifika Niu Leaders will be ideal for you if:- You hold a people leadership role in your organisation or community.- You're open to creatively exploring the positive difference culture can make.- You're open to building new skills and ways with your team.

The Programme

This programme will provide new skills, build on existing skills to help you:

Define your role as a 'Pasifika' leader and understand the difference you can make

Articulate your vision for yourself, your workplace and your community

Build effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups

Take a creative, balanced, objective problem-solving approach to difficult situations

Motivate, delegate and coach to drive improved performance

Influence others to gain support for ideas and solutions

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Programme Flow

The programme runs over a 10 month period dealing with 10 practical and relevant topics. The overall objective of the programme is to provide Pasifika people leaders with the skills and knowledge to engage others and deliver on business results.
The time between each kanohi ki te kanohi (face to face) workshop will allow you to implement some of the key learnings in your workplace with the support of your line manager. You’ll also need to meet with fellow participants between the workshops to talanoa (talk) and reflect on your learning and coach each other on implementing new skills and tools.


Developing required knowledge and completing activities for explore session.
(2 weeks)


Extending knowledge, experimenting, experiencing and evaluating options. (8 hours)


Applying tools, techniques, and approaches on the job, Peer coaching in learning syndicates. (3-4 weeks)

Module Structure

Module 1

Orienting yourself for the journey

Module 2

Your journey / Brown legacies: Ancient myths

Module 3

Leading self / Negative brown legacies: Countering stereotypes

Module 4

Leading self / Negative brown legacies: Countering stereotypes

Module 5

Driving performance / Power of poetry

Module 6

Growing capability / Metaphor and leadership

Module 7

Courageous conversations / Articulating your vision

Module 8

Solving problems and making decisions / Creativity in the workplace

Module 9

Influence and impact / Living elementally

Module 10

Leading change / knowing - Doing - Being