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

Violence prevention
Equipping Pasifika young people and their families to live violence-free.
FLO: Pasifika for life
Equipping Pasifika families & communities to prevent suicide.
Mental Wealth
Learning how to look after your mental health creates "Mental Wealth".
Engaging Pasifika
New Zealand’s national Pasifika cultural competency training programme.
Evidence-informed national suicide prevention training
Supporting those who may be at risk of suicide to get the help they need.
GPS Satellite Seminars
Focusing on integrated solutions to achieve the best possible outcomes for Pasifika people and their families.
Disability Support
Helping Pasifika people with disabilities to live the lives they choose.
Mental health and addiction
Supporting the workforce to meet the needs of Pasifika people and their families.
Supporting public health
Reducing inequity in health outcomes through workforce development.


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Our news

GPS: Pasifika addiction fono

Le Va is pleased to announce our first Growing Pasifika Solutions (GPS) regional seminar focused on addiction. We are activating Drua, our national Pasifika addiction network, to host a free seminar for Pasifika addiction workers on 18 September in Auckland. Find out more about the awesome line up of speakers and register today!


Activating Allied Health

Pasifika Allied Health Aotearoa NZ (PAHANZ) was established to support and grow the Pacific allied health workforce. Join us at a free symposium on 17 August in Auckland. See who is on the programme and come along to connect and talanoa. Read our guest's heartfelt blog on why she is passionate about championing Pasifika Allied Health.


Activating Waiouru with LifeKeepers

The NZ Army approached Le Va to upskill personnel in suicide prevention skills. Le Va's in-house Royal NZ Army territorial, Apollo, supported Le Va's LifeKeeperss team to deliver the workshop to the troops and turn our frontline into LifeKeepers! Read about Apollo's personal insights into how the team nourished the Va and added to the troop's survival bags.

What's on?

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

What's on?

Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency Programme

23 October 2019 9:15am - 4:30pm