Igniting communities,
creating change

Talofa Lava, Kia Orana, Mālō e lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and Kia ora koutou.

Welcome to Le Va

Our purpose is to support Pasifika families and communities to unleash their full potential and have the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes.

Violence prevention

Equipping Pasifika young people and their families to live violence-free.
Atu-Mai

Le Va for Youth

Dedicated to Pasifika youth to care for your wellbeing.
Le Va for Youth

FLO: Pasifika for Life

Equipping Pasifika families and communities to prevent suicide.
View the FLO knowledge bank

life keepers

Evidence-informed national suicide prevention training

Supporting those who may be at risk of suicide to get the help they need.
LifeKeepers

Mental Wealth

Learning how to look after your mental health creates “Mental Wealth”.
Check in. Feel good. Stay connected.

Engaging Pasifika

New Zealand’s national Pasifika cultural competency training programme.
Find out about the EP programme

Scholarships

Futures that Work Scholarships

Growing Pasifika talent in the mental health and addiction workforce.
#FuturesThatWork

#CatchYourself

Supporting communities to have respectful relationships in times of distress.
#CatchYourself

Disability Support

Helping Pasifika people with disabilities to live the lives they choose.
Tools to enhance access & quality

Mental health and addiction

Supporting the workforce to meet the needs of Pasifika people and their families.
Developing the workforce

Supporting public health

Reducing inequity in health outcomes through workforce development.
Workforce Development

Our work

Rebuilding Wellbeing

Suicide Prevention

CatchYourself

Atu Mai

Aunty Dee

Mental Wealth

Showcase

Youth 2000

Life Keepers

Mana Restore

Connect

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2 days ago

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🌺 Kia orana and welcome to our Mental Health and Addiction team, Melanie Goodwright!

Mel is an Aotearoa-born Aitutakian/European, proudly raised in Kirikiriroa, Waikato. For the past five years, she has been dedicated to advancing Māori and Pacific health through collaborative initiatives across Aotearoa and the South Pacific.

Mels focus is on enhancing environments through education, legislative reform and community mobilisation to support sustainable and holistic wellbeing. She says, My beautiful children are my biggest drivers and enablers.
#LeVa #MHA #Team

🌺 Kia orana and welcome to our Mental Health and Addiction team, Melanie Goodwright!

Mel is an Aotearoa-born Aitutakian/European, proudly raised in Kirikiriroa, Waikato. For the past five years, she has been dedicated to advancing Māori and Pacific health through collaborative initiatives across Aotearoa and the South Pacific.

Mel's focus is on enhancing environments through education, legislative reform and community mobilisation to support sustainable and holistic wellbeing. She says, "My beautiful children are my biggest drivers and enablers."
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ADHD has affected my life, perspective and hobbies greatly and I have learned to make this vice into one of my greatest virtues all thanks to Dico_spore on Instagram as he guided me on how to improve my focus, changed my mindset and also help me provide insight to who i am and how I grew as a person, y'all should check him out on Instagram he's the best alchemist.

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4 days ago

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🎥 Ready, Set, Action!

🌺 At Le Va we design and develop all of our own content for our trainings, workshops, promotions and resources.

🎬 Today we were on set filming for our upcoming Tu Tonu Training which covers cultural case formulation.

✨ We are committed to providing high quality, culturally appropriate information and love being able to tap into our creative sides.

#Leva #pasifikaexcellenceforourcommunities
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Good times with the team! So many laughs 😆

Simply amazing by so many amazing humans! ❤️

Awesome glad it’s happening the right people to do it 👊🏾

Superstars 🤩

What can’t you guys do?! 😍

Shot team! 📸👏🏽

Aww Geddit actor Jassy🤣🤣🤣 Love you girl❤🙏

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4 days ago

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Malo lava le soifua manuia ma le lagi e mama - please welcome Phillip Keleti to Le Va!

Phillip is our new senior project coordinator for Le Vas FLO: Pasifika for Life suicide prevention team.

He is Samoan, born and raised in Aotearoa New Zealand, from the villages of Laulii in Upolu and Salelologa in Savai’i.

Phillips background is in project and change management, delivering ICT projects for the past 15 years, and he is excited about serving our Pasifika communities in suicide prevention.

A e tu, Tu Faaaloalo, a e savali, tautua ma le alofa, a e tautala, saunoa ma le loto maualalo - When you stand, stand for respect, when you walk, serve in love and when you talk, speak with humility.
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Malo lava le soifua manuia ma le lagi e mama - please welcome Phillip Keleti to Le Va!

Phillip is our new senior project coordinator for Le Va's FLO: Pasifika for Life suicide prevention team.

He is Samoan, born and raised in Aotearoa New Zealand, from the villages of Laulii in Upolu and Salelologa in Savai’i.

Phillip's background is in project and change management, delivering ICT projects for the past 15 years, and he is excited about serving our Pasifika communities in suicide prevention.

'A e tu, Tu Faaaloalo, a e savali, tautua ma le alofa, a e tautala, saunoa ma le loto maualalo - When you stand, stand for respect, when you walk, serve in love and when you talk, speak with humility.'
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Congratulations Phillip Keleti you will be amazing in your new role. ❤️🙏☺️

Congratulations Lipo. Praying for God for blessings in your new sojourn.

Congrats to Phillip Keleti and Le Va, blessings to your team and the good work 🌺

Congratulations awesome role malo le tauatai Phillip Keleti

Welcome to the team Phillip! Excited to have you on the vaka and looking forward to seeing you shine! ✨😩

Yay! Welcome to Le Va Phillip Keleti ✨

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Futures that Work Scholarships

Applications are now closed for the 2022 Futures that Work Scholarships. Find out how these scholarships can help you study for a qualification in mental health or addiction support services.

 

Supporting our Pasifika GPs

Le Va is proud to be partnering with the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) Pasifika Chapter to bring to life Fatu o le Ola, a Pasifika approach to wellbeing for our Pasifika GPs.

 

Fathers Fono workshops open

Registrations are now open for our next Fathers Fono parenting workshop, aimed at bringing our Pasifika fathers together and supporting each other to be the best Dads we can be.

Resources

Checking In: Supporting someone who may be experiencing depression and/or anxiety

What’s on?

Registrations are now open for LifeKeepers FREE trainings and LifeKeepers e-learning. To learn more and register go to www.lifekeepers.nz

What’s on?

Browse upcoming events run by Le Va to enhance impact in workforce development, suicide prevention, violence prevention, public health and cultural competency.

Covid-19 Update

Face-to-face workshops will not continue while New Zealand is at Level 4. We will be in contact with all participants soon.