A one-off contestable fund of $2 million established to support community-based suicide intervention initiatives or projects, launched in 2014. Its aim was to support Māori whānau, hapū, iwi, Pasifika families and communities to develop and enhance their own capacity and capability to prevent suicide and to respond safely and effectively when, and if, suicide occurs.
The fund was divided into two funding streams:
Le Va administered the Pasifika One-off Community Fund to resource/support 17 Community Funded Initiatives under the Waka Hourua strategy.
All 17 funded projects were expected to demonstrate a clear alignment to one, or more, of the following outcomes of the Waka Hourua programme: