The Drua Pasifika Addictions Network brings together Pasifika addiction workers to share knowledge, innovation, effective prevention and treatment intervention strategies to enhance Pasifika access to resources and solutions. Drua Network supports culturally competent approaches and solutions to addictions workforce development.
Drua is the name given to the sacred double-hulled Fijian canoes of gigantic proportions, renowned for their innovative design, craftsmanship and ability to transport up to 300 people at a time. The drua was a product of considerable group endeavour, requiring total community involvement in its construction. Drua symbolises the bringing together of peoples' skills and knowledge to construct and voyage in one vessel to new horizons.