Faiva Ora Innovation Fund project: This is who I am

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

FLO Talanoa Facilitator Profile:Maria Pasene

It’s all about building relationships with others and building trust so that you are better able to influence change in a system that sometimes doesn’t respond well to the unique needs of our communities. FLO Talanoa is a community led suicide prevention education...

Connecting with Culture Photo Competition

To celebrate the 2018 Mental Health awareness week 8 – 14 October, Le Va is running the Connecting with Culture Photo competition.  Culture gives us a sense of belonging, pride and identity and for your young Pacific people in New Zealand, the stronger their...

FLO Talanoa Facilitator Profile: Jason Tiatia

E lē sili le ta’i i lō le tapua’i – Leadership from behind is important as leading from the front FLO Talanoa  is a community led suicide prevention education programme that is evidence informed, culturally safe and co-designed to be led by Pasifika communities. FLO...

FLO Talanoa Facilitator Profile: Moana Manuela-Ngaata

  “…my drive comes from a younger sister who suffers from severe mental health.  She is so special to me and is worth every investment for the message of FLO Talanoa to reach every corner of the Pacific ocean.  The fact she’s still here, motivates me to keep on doing...

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.