Turning the tide together

Le Va is delighted to be an official partner of the 2018 International Association of Suicide Prevention Asia Pacific Conference.  We invite you to join us on 2-5 May 2018 at Waitangi to contribute to the formulation of cohesive, relevant and evidence based strategies...

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. Specifically, projects with the value of up to $10k that align with one or...

Courage to show you care

Having lost his job, the family home and his 15-year-old son – Kelly – by suicide in 2000, Zack Makoare spent the following seven years agonising as to why. It was to be the start of a journey to deal with his anger and grief. Zack set up the Te Taitimu...

LifeKeepers suicide prevention training launches

To coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday, LifeKeepers – a new evidence-informed suicide prevention training programme designed especially for New Zealand communities, was officially launched by Le Va in South Auckland today. At the heart of the...

Le Va CE wins eHealth Award

Dr Monique Faleafa, Chief Executive of Le Va, has scooped an AUT Centre for eHealth innovation leadership award presented in Auckland yesterday. A prime example of this forward thinking and innovation is the Aunty Dee app – a digital wellbeing tool targeting...

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.