Inspirational Careers in Public Health

Pasifika people are under-represented within the public health workforce. for those Pasifika currently in the public health workforce, it is often a call of passion. What you might find surprising is how Public health qualifications open a range of doors for diverse...

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...

National Science Challenges: Pasifika stream

There are 11 National Science Challenges, each targeting a bold goal in a different area of science. Overseen by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) is privileged to serve on the reference group for A Better Start: E tipu e rea National...

NRL adds power for change to its State of Mind programme

The NRL has launched another drive in a series of community campaigns to promote positive mental wellbeing. The power for change campaign that’s supported by expert health partners including Le Va, features NRL players, referees and clubs. St George Illawarra NRL...