Trauma-informed approach when working with Pasifika people
Pacific social service provider Le Va has produced this learning module to raise awareness of the effects of trauma and a trauma-informed approach when working with Pasifika people and families
Southern Youths' Song of Motivation
The Dunedin Malie Samoan Youth Group have co-written a song for Pasefika Proud about their life experiences in their shoes.
Apply to join a new Community Advisory Group
We want to improve the way we work with community service providers to achieve our shared outcomes.
Tackling the Silence of Family Violence
Porirua ELIM Church’s family violence prevention video producer Glenys Ngateina, along with Ace and Landa Tolai, who play the parents in the video, speak about the impact the video has had
Kiribati Migration Story
Our latest story in the Migration and Legacy series of our Pacific mothers features Betuao Chung, who migrated to New Zealand from Kiribati in 1981
We need all families to get the FREE measles vaccine from their doctor to stop further spread in the community.
Counselling for Pasifika by Pasifika
Chief Executive of Langima’a Oceania Counselling Service Rev Saane Langi says their Pacific-focused service in South Auckland was born from a healed brokenness that now seeks to help others heal.
Pasefika Proud is to proud to release "Say Something", a family violence prevention video produced by Porirua Elim Christian Centre.
Christchurch draft Carers’ Strategy Action Plan 2019 – 2023 Talanoa
MSD is holding a workshop/talanoa in Christchurch
Te Olaga Ola Filemu – A Life Embraced With Peace and Wellbeing
The Tuvalu Auckland Community Trust hosted the launch of the Tuvalu Family Violence Prevention Plan at the Kelston Community Centre in West Auckland on Saturday June 29.
New Family Violence Laws Effective 1 July 2019
Pasefika Proud supporter Rev. Saane Langi, Chief Executive of Pacific counselling service in South Auckland Langima’a Oceania Counselling, explains the new legislation passed by Parliament
Stronger for speaking Samoan
Speaking Samoan strengthened the relationship between reporter Laumata Lauano and her parents
Preserving Pacific languages to build stronger families
Pacific cultures are a strength that can be used positively to prevent violence within families
Culture and Values informing strong Pacific families
Dr Konai Helu Thaman proved more than an appropriate key note speaker at the Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu Pathways to Wellbeing Fono.
Coping with Distress
Please be mindful of our Muslim community, our hearts and prayers are with the victims’ families and friends. We have some information and mental health advice for coping after a traumatic event for those who need it.
Nga Vaka Fono emphasises importance of culture in preventing Family Violence
The Pasefika Proud-sponsored The Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono
UN Women Support Act to Empower
MWCSD took action to empower women and girls to take a firm stance against domestic violence
Strengthening Porirua’s Pacific families
Theresa Nimarota (pictured left), CEO of Taeaomanino Trust and Thomas Isaako (pictured right), Manager of Counselling and Addictions, talk about Taeaomanino’s services to support their families during stressful times
Measuring and Preventing Poverty
The New Zealand Poverty Measurement Project is not primarily focused on family violence or culture. But Charles Waldegrave is adamant culture is critical to it.
Kiribati Migration StoryOur latest story in the Migration and Legacy series of our Pacific mothers features Betuao Chung, who migrated to New Zealand from Kiribati in 1981 after marrying a Kiwi. Betuao’s feelings of sadness at leaving her home country was mixed with excitement about what life in New Zealand would hold for her. Read more
Measles OutbreakAs cases of measles continue to rise across New Zealand we share Pasifika translations of Measles Info Sheets below in order to help our people protect themselves and their families. Public health nurse and Miss Samoa NZ 2019 Fonoifafo Seumanu-Mcfarland shares information about the infectious disease and where to go to get your vaccine. Read more