29 October 2015: oneCOMMUNITY S.H.E.D in Mangere is set to open

The Cook Island community in South Auckland eagerly wait to celebrate some good news as the oneCOMMUNITY S.H.E.D opens this Saturday bringing more opportunities for families. Cook Islands Ta’okotai’anga Charitable Trust trading as Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand [CIDANZ] in association with Pasifika Futures is proud to open the oneCOMMUNITY S.H.E.D (Social Human Economic… Read more »

21 September 2015: Snapshot of Pacific Whānau Ora progress published

Pasifika Futures today released a Progress Snapshot of the Pacific Whānau Ora programme and its commissioning activities following a year on since the commissioning agency was established. The report highlights providers, trusts, community groups, churches, organisation and individuals funded under the Pasifika Whānau Ora programme for various projects and developments devoted to working with Pasifika families… Read more »

14 September 2015: Pacific Island Safety and Prevention project

Pasifika Futures have been advised that after serving Pacific women, children and families for 30 years the Pacific Island Safety and Prevention Project will be ceasing services. We acknowledge the contribution the organisation and its staff have made to our communities and in particular acknowledge the contribution that they made to “Nga vaka o kaiga… Read more »

25 June 2015: Latest round of Pasifika Whānau Ora funding announced

Pacific providers throughout the country will benefit from almost $22 million from the Whānau Ora funding programme in just over two years, to work with Pasifika families within their areas of focus, Pasifika Futures Limited chief executive Mrs Debbie Sorensen says. $16.5 million of Core Commissioning Funding will be used by twelve providers to deliver… Read more »

March 2014: New Commissioning Agency appointed for Pasifika

A new commissioning agency, Pasifika Futures, is being launched as part of the Government’s Whanau Ora programme. Dr Kiki Maoate, Chairman of Pasifika Futures and Michelle Hippolyte, Te Puni Kokiri Chief Executive, sign the contract commissioning Pasifika Futures. Looking on are Debbie Sorensen, Pasifika Futures CEO (left) and Pauline Winter, CEO of the Ministry of… Read more »