Levaopolo Seupule Tiava’asu’e

The Le Va aiga would like to pay tribute to our beloved Matua Levaopolo Seupule Mupopo Siaosi Tiava’asu’e for his cultural and spiritual knowledge, guardianship, wisdom, protection and safety for LeVa and its people. Levao Tiava’asu’e worked under the umbrella of the...

Denise Kingi-‘Ulu’ave

I am a registered clinical psychologist of Tongan descent and the CE of Le Va. In my 20 years as a psychologist, I have served the community working for the Department of Justice and District Health Boards’ community mental health services, working directly with...

Esther Faitala

With an academic background in population and community health, my experience has primarily been in Pacific workforce development and I bring this experience to deliver on Mental Health and Addiction workforce development-related projects at Le Va. Prior to joining Le...

Ben Tameifuna

I joined the Le Va team in November 2014 and have worked in the health sector for more than 15 years. My passion is working with people, particularly moving towards positive outcomes for our Pacific people and communities. This is reflected in my role which is...

Leilani Fina’i Clarke

Talofa lava, I currently lead the FLO Talanoa suicide prevention education programme that aims to equip our Pasifika families and communities with the right tools and information to prevent suicide. I have 13 years’ experience within the New Zealand public sector,...

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.