2019 Pasifika public health grants

Our Public Health programme of work is guided by the Ministry of Health priorities, as outlined in Taeao o Tautai: Pacific Public Health Workforce Development Implementation Plan. In particular, our efforts are on reducing inequalities in health outcomes by developing...

Faiva Ora Community Innovation Fund project: This is Who I am

Project Purpose: Create digital resources to combat the stigma and discrimination associated with blind people who are able to lead fulfilling lives. Ua aofia i le futiafu e tasi. When the river dries up, water is found only in the basin of the waterfall.  ...

Preventing violence through Atu-Mai

This story was written by Innes Logan and published in the Spasifik magazine September 2018 issue. In July Le Va and ACC launched Atu-Mai, New Zealand’s first national violence prevention programme for young Pacific people. The programme has inspired Fuluiole...

Le Va celebrates Pink Shirt Day 2018

The Pink Shirt Day movement has been celebrated globally since 2007 when students decided to take a stand against bullying. The movement aims to end bullying in all forms throughout the world. This year’s theme was to speak up, stand together and stop bullying. There...

Mark Tuifao – scholarship recipient shares his story

I hail from the villages of Sataoa/Savaia & Faleasiu/Falelatai in Samoa.  For me, I acknowledge my parents’ villages because it has assisted in shaping me into the person I am today. Over two years ago I embarked on a journey to upskill myself, and change my...