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.
Ete Eteuati Opens Up on Family Violence
Ete shared his story at the Pasefika Proud Nga Vaka o Kaiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono
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.
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
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
Victims/Survivors of Crime Anonymous Survey
Share your experiences, thoughts and ideas about the criminal justice system in New Zealand anonymously.
The Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono
Pasefika Proud is one of the key supporters of this FREE Fono
Helping Hands to End the Harm
Group Facilitators Loga Crichton and Fononga Le’aliki gather a group of Pacific men who have volunteered their time in an effort to free themselves from a violent past.
Pacific In The Park A Success
Thousands of Pacific people descended on West Auckland’s Moire Park to attend despite constant threat of rain
The Job in Hand
Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo is first Pacific woman to be appointed as the Human Rights Commission’s new Equal Employment Opportunities.
Up2 Tokelau Youth Gameshow
Students gain traditional Family Values based on the Tokelau Conceptual Framework for addressing family violence; Kāiga Māopoopo
Attitude Determines Altitude
When Robson Tavita’s father, Tuilaepa Ropisone Tavita, died in 2005, Robson became determined that it wouldn’t be in vain.
Pacific Family Violence Research series now available
The Ministry of Social Development provided research funding for the completion of a number of research reports focusing on family violence and Pacific communities.
Pacific experiences to inform policy and practice
clinical psychologist and lecturer in psychology Dr Julia Ioane hopes her new research will help inform policy and practice to help our young people and their families going through the youth justice system
Love and Respect shine through
The Pasefika Proud team went out to visit four schools participating in Polyfest to talk about Love and Respect
Culture and Values informing strong Pacific familiesDr Konai Helu Thaman, keynote speaker to the inaugural Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono in February at Auckland’s Waipuna Hotel, emphasised the need to protect and preserve cultural knowledge systems. Sponsored by Pasefika Proud, the Fono enabled the discussion of Family Violence as it relates to Pacific communities, families, women and children. Read more
Nga Vaka Fono emphasises importance of culture in preventing Family ViolenceThe Pasefika Proud-sponsored The Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono on February 22 at Auckland’s Waipuna Hotel highlighted family violence prevention by delving into culturally responsive ways for our Pacific communities to address the issue and move forward. See some photos from the one-day event Read more