Pasifika people lead their own futures so we can grow lasting wealth and wellbeing for future generations.
At Uptempo, we work to create transformative change for Pasifika in Aotearoa.
We work in South and West Auckland, and partner with government agencies and employers, to support workforce-wide changes that deliver clear pathways to highly paid jobs.
To close the income gap for Pasifika we help create culturally responsive workplaces that esteem and nurture Pacific values.
We take a whole of family approach to workforce progression to enable ‘aiga to have more time together, celebrate and live their Pacific values, and have the freedom to dream big.
Uptempo is a learning platform and incubator to help government deeply understand the challenges Pasifika face in growing wealth, and how to enable ‘aiga to be a part of the solution.
How We Deliver
We work with government, agencies and employers to develop new ideas that will sustain intergenerational wealth for Pasifika.
We enable ‘aiga to develop their skills, grow their networks and access holistic support to meet their needs and aspirations.
We strengthen community connections, celebrate Pasifika values, build partnerships and promote positive Pasifika stories.
We improve employment opportunities to address bias and improve Pasifika access to higher paid jobs.
We connect people to new learning pathways that build confidence, knowledge and skills towards Pasifika wellbeing, prosperity, and aspirations.