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FLO Talanoa community workshop igniting communities, creating change

I was privileged and excited to be co-leading the workshop alongside my other five Le Va trained FLO Talanoa facilitators; namely Matua Johnny Siaosi, Matua Taulanga Kupu, Raymond Pua, Rowena Singh and Patrolina Leaton.   

Published November 1, 2016
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FLO Talanoa reaches the Centre of the Universe in Flaxmere, Hastings

Three FLO Talanoa Facilitators from the Hawkes Bay completed the delivery of their first community FLO Talanoa workshop, hosted by Flaxmere College and “Talk to Me Community” Trust. Special thanks go out to Flaxmere College principal Louise Anaru and ‘Talk to me’ community Trust member PT aka Patricia.

Published November 1, 2016
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Victoria University host a FLO Talanoa Suicide Prevention Workshop

As a Wellington based FLO Talanoa facilitator, Victoria University was one of the Tertiary Education Institutions that I wanted to approach as well as Wellington Institute of Technology in Petone (Weltech).   I was able to meet with the staff that worked both in Staff Wellness, and Human Resources who…

Published November 1, 2016
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Waka Hourua Webinar Series

Register for a free webinar series showcasing the four research projects undertaken as part of the Waka Hourua National Suicide Prevention Programme for Māori and Pacific communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Published October 6, 2016
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Engaging Pasifika for Cantabrians

To ensure national solutions with local leadership in Pasifika mental health and addiction, we always work with local Pacific leaders in our programmes.  It was our pleasure to deliver Le Va’s Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency programme to 29 health professionals from six services in the Canterbury region recently with guests Norman and Peati Mene Vaele. 

Published October 4, 2016
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Together we will achieve a sugary-drink free Aotearoa

Guest blogger Dr Gerhard Sundborn shares his tips on how we can reduce the amount of sugar sweetened beverages in Aotearoa in the lead up to a specific symposium to be held in Wellington on Tuesday 11th October. 

Published October 4, 2016
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