Understanding whānau-centred approaches report

Earlier this week the Whānau Ora report ‘Understanding whānau-centred approaches: analysis of Phase One Whānau Ora research and monitoring results’ was launched by Minister for Whānau Ora and Minister for Māori Development Hon Te Ururoa Flavell. The report shows that placing the needs of families at the centre of service delivery is successful in achieving… Read more »

Nominate your Pacific Star

Nominations are open for the inaugural SunPix Pacific Peoples’ Awards to be screened on TV ONE on 5 December 2015. Nominations are now open for the five categories: 1. Pacific Community Leadership 2. Pacific Enterprise 3. Pacific Health and Wellbeing 4. Pacific Education 5. Pacific Emerging Youth Leadership   Email your nominations to awards@sunpix.tv  and… Read more »

Going solo and surviving

The story of Luseane Tuipulotu, a Tongan mum-of-two who is going solo and surviving with the help of our Whānau Ora service. Read the full story at http://www.pacifictrust.co.nz/news/going-solo-and-surviving/ Courtesy of Pacific Trust Canterbury

CEO Pasifika Futures Debbie Sorensen honoured

The Chief Executive Officer of Pasifika Futures Limited, Debbie Sorensen accepted the Royal Order of the Crown of Tonga Commander award from His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga,  at an investiture ceremony leading up to the July 4 coronation in Tonga. The awards ceremonial is part of a week of celebrations to mark the… Read more »

Supporting Tongan families in Wellington

The Tongan Wellington Leaders Council has been awarded a $210,000 contract through Pasifika Futures to support Tongan families in the Wellington region. The Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs is proud to have supported the Council in its establishment and development to the point where it’s been able to win this important contract. The Ministry was… Read more »

Pasifika Futures Strategic Plan 2015-2020

We have developed a Strategic Plan for 2015-2020 which outlines how we plan to achieve our vision and goals during this time. You can download it here: Strategic plan

2015 PMA 18th Annual Conference

This year the annual conference will be held in the wonderful Vanuatu Island. Conference Dates: 30th September – 2nd October 2015 Pre conference disaster workshop 29th September 2015 Theme: Culture, Community and Healing: Child, Youth and Family Mental Health in the Pacific Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2015 Conference in conjunction with Pasifika Medical Association… Read more »

New Year, new initiatives, new funding opportunities.

  If you think you or your organisation has what it takes to help strengthen Pacific families and support them to achieve their aspirations, and you’d like to get it started in the New Year, we’ve got two new funding options you may be interested in: 1. Core Commissioning – we’re seeking proposals from organisations,… Read more »

The Pasifika Futures Innovation Programme

Pasifika Futures calls for expressions of interest for proposals that support Pacific families in achieving their dreams. We are seeking proposals from organisations, family groups, community groups, sporting groups, faith based organisations, ethnic specific organisations or any group that feels they are able to work alongside Pacific families to support them to strengthen their capability and… Read more »

17th Annual PMA conference 28-29 August 2014

Venue: Mac’s Function Centre 4 Taranaki St Wellington When: 28th and 29th August, 2014 Key themes: Life Long Learning Living Longer, Living Better, Living Financially Free, Leading and caring for our Families, Communities and Country. Click here to view the event speakers Click here to view the event sponsors Click here to view the event… Read more »