A voice for Pasifika disability support

The purpose of the leadership group is to provide quality advice and support to the Ministry of Health and its funded disability support services on issues relating to Pasifika people with disabilities, their family members and aiga.  That includes advice on the...

Inclusive community in the heart of Mangere

Guest blog from pastor Keli Pepa, Mizpah Community SDA Church based in the heart of Mangere Many would agree that it is an absolute joy seeing things work together in such a way that it creates something beautiful.  A conversation with Le Va’s Ben Tameifuna, who plays...

Faiva Ora progress

Imagine a world where Pasifika people with disabilities have access to all the services they need. A world without language or cultural barriers, and where Pasifika people with disabilities can live the life they want the way they want.  Le Va is working with...

A snapshot of Pasifika people with disabilities

Recent research shows that 24 per cent of New Zealanders live with a disability. The rate of disability among Pasifika people is 19 per cent and, after adjusting for difference in population age profile, the rate for Pasifika is higher than average at 26 per cent....

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.