Igniting communities,
creating change

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.

Our work

FLO: Pasifika for life
Equipping Pasifika families & communities to prevent suicide.
Engaging Pasifika
New Zealand’s national Pasifika cultural competency training programme.
GPS 2017 Satellite Seminars
Focussing on integrated solutions to achieve the best possible outcomes for Pasifika people and their families.
Helping Pasifika people with disabilities live the lives they choose.
Mental health & Addiction
Supporting the workforce to meet the needs of Pasifika people & their families.
Supporting public health
Reducing inequity in health outcomes through workforce development.


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Our news

Faiva Ora Community Innovation Fund now open!

Le Va is seeking proposals from Pasifika community groups for innovative projects that support Pasifika people with disabilities and align with the Ministry of Health’s Faiva Ora Action Plan. Applications close 5pm, 17 January 2018.


Pacific mental health and addiction scholarships now open!

The purpose of the Futures that Work scholarships and support programme is to grow the size and skills of the Pasifika Mental Health and Addiction workforce. Apply now!


Public health workforce grants

If you work in public health, and want to upskill – or have plans to – then these grants could be for you. Receive support from Le Va to help with your fees or course related costs. The Public health workforce grants are open! Apply now!

What's on?

LifeKeepers is facilitating a 1-day full workshop in Dunedin on 1 November - the next one is being held in Rotorua on 16 November, find out more and register.

What's on?

Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency Programme

15 February 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm