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Keep up with the latest news or check out recent stories about important work and initiatives that support Pasifika families and communities.


244 stories in our archive.

A partnership to create mental wealth in Auckland rugby league clubs

Le Va have partnered with the Vodafone Warriors to deliver Mental Wealth workshops across the Auckland Rugby League (ARL) clubs. Read a blog by Jerry Seuseu from the Vodafone Warriors wellbeing team to find out more.

Published June 6, 2019
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Weaving together for a better future: Standing together against Violence

Le Va and Synergia were honoured to host Dr Peter Hovmand, a world leader in applying core ideas, methods and tools of Systems Dynamics to issues of structural violence.

Published June 6, 2019
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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 a capable workforce.

Published May 3, 2019
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2019 Futures that Work scholarships workshop and awards ceremony

This year 72 recipients were awarded a Futures that Work scholarship and support programme. This is the highest number awarded in its 11-year history.

Published May 3, 2019
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The ‘Mental Wealth Project’ builds mental health literacy for young people and their families

Le Va is proud to announce the roll out of The Mental Wealth Project, a mental health literacy programme for young people and their families, offering face-to-face education in schools, sports clubs, churches and communities, complemented by online support.

Published April 2, 2019
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Mana Restore: new resources for gamer wellbeing

One in four young people experience mental distress in their lives and a commonplace in which this could occur is online. The online game League of Legends is known for its complex gameplay and at a high level of competition, the mental toll on gamers can be a very real thing.

Published April 2, 2019
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