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#CatchYourself Budgeting in your Bubble: 10 Tips for Saving Money

COVID-19 or coronavirus may be placing many of us under financial pressure, and lots of us will be struggling right now. Here are ten tips on living on a budget during COVID-19. Download it and share it!

Published April 15, 2020
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Making an Impact: Engaging Pasifika

Our Engaging Pasifika cultural competency training programme is one way to address equity issues for Pasifika people in health and social services. Over the last year, we’ve re-designed the programme and measured results. We’re delighted to share with you the real impact that Engaging Pasifika is making at the front line.

Published February 5, 2020
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The Art of Safe Tatau

The purpose of this factsheet is to provide information on safe customary tattooing practices, to prevent contamination and reduce the likelihood of infection. Whilst this factsheet focusses more on health and safety practice, cultural and spiritual processes associated with customary tattooing are captured in the video. The information on the factsheet should be read in conjunction […]

Published February 5, 2020
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Supporting the Pasifika Addiction Workforce

Le Va facilitated a platform for Pasifika providers, addiction workforce and funders to come together and share knowledge, information and solutions for action to support Pasifika families who experience addiction issues. Spasifik Magazine spoke to Ministry of Health Principal Advisor Epenesa Olo, and Chair of Drua Pasifika Addiction Network, Helen Schmidt, on their solutions to […]

Published February 5, 2020
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Worksheet for families: Making way for 2020

This ready-to-use printable worksheet will help you and your family reflect on 2019 and make way for 2020.

Published December 6, 2019
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Strategies for increasing Pasifika Psychologists in the Health Workforce

Pasifika communities have inequitably high rates of mental distress and suicidal behaviour, with low rates of access to mental health and addiction support services. Increasing the number of Pasifika psychologists and other mental health and addiction workers is an enabler to address inequitable health outcomes. Pasifika psychologists have the potential to provide culturally responsive therapeutic […]

Published November 5, 2019
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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.