In early April, Brown Pages launched a 5-week Māori and Pacific cultural intelligence online programme for early adopters called 'CulturePRO'.
The 5-week curriculum content includes mp3 audio files of pre-recorded interviews with our 12 guest speakers, more than 100 pages of transcripts, video presentations by Iulia Leilua, customised worksheets and useful resources.
The next rotation of this programme will begin in October 2018.
This programme is for people who:
By the end of this 5-week programme you will know how to:
Iulia is of Māori (Ngāti Hāua, Ngāti Hekeāwai) and Samoan descent and has been a director of Brown Pages since 2001. She is a multi-award winning journalist, public relations consultant and entrepreneur. Iulia has worked extensively with Māori and Pasifika communities in New Zealand and throughout the Pacific region for three decades. She also worked for her iwi as secretary of the Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust in Taumarunui (2004-2016).
Iulia was a founding member of TVNZ's Māori Department where she worked as a journalist on Pacific show ‘Tagata Pasifika’ (1987-1997). She later ran her own PR company (2001-2012) serving a range of clients including TVNZ, Pacific Business Trust, Māori Television, Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police, FSANZ, Ministry of Health, Auckland Council etc. Iulia returned to journalism with Māori Television’s award-winning current affairs show ‘Native Affairs’ (2009-2017). More recently, Iulia completed a term as Head of News and Digital Content at Pacific Radio News.