Get ready for the 2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election will be held on Saturday 23 September. It is important as Pacific People to vote. By voting, you can have your say on the issues that affect you, your friends and your family. To vote, you must be enrolled! If you’re enrolled, you should have received an enrolment update pack in… Read more »

Pasifika 2nd Annual Whānau Ora Conference 2017 “From Work to Wonder”

From Work to Wonder” is the theme of the 2017 Whānau Ora Conference, hosted by Pasifika Futures. The Conference will be held on 31 July and 1 August 2017 at the James Cook Hotel in Wellington. This conference will have a particular focus on the 3-Years On of Whānau Ora commissioning work and reflections to the future.

Pacific Youth Empowered

Pasifika Futures provided sponsorship for  youth traveling from outside of Christchurch to attend the Pacific Youth Parliament “Our Movement” conference from 20-24 April hosted by the Pacific Youth Leadership And Transformation (PYLAT) Council at St Bede’s College in Christchurch. Pacific Youth Parliament is a valuable programme in honouring and embracing the voice of Pacific youth to… Read more »

Communications Advisor – Auckland

The purpose of this Auckland based role is to role is to support the Communications Manager to deliver strategic communications advice and services on an account management basis to specific Whānau Ora partners and key stakeholders and/or programmes of work within the organisation. This involves: Assisting with the development of communications strategies and plans, and… Read more »

Partnership Manager – Christchurch/South Island

As part of the Pacific community we are able to navigate successfully the forces that support or hinder the growth and prosperity for Pacific families Facilitate tailored support for Pacific families delivered a Pacific way Partner with our Commissioning Partners to enable long-term success Our front line delivering value, process improvement & change management What… Read more »

Staff receives funding from HRC

Dr Jesse Kokaua, an evaluator for Pasifika Futures is amongst the list of successful recipients for this year’s Health Research Council Pacific funded projects. Dr Kokaua received $329,116 for a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Otago. His research is about health implications from education for Pasifika people and their families looking at the… Read more »

CEO winner of Business Executive Award

Debbie Sorensen, CEO of Pasifika Futures Ltd, has been awarded the Business Executive Award in the national Pacific Business Trust Awards on Friday 28 October. “I am delighted to win the Pacific Business Executive of the Year Award. It comes at a poignant time in our third year of Whānau Ora work.” “I’m very honoured… Read more »

Whānau Ora partners work rewarded

Two of Pasifika Futures Whānau Ora partners were honoured with awards at the national Pacific Business Trust Awards on Friday 28 October 2016. The Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand (CIDANZ) and The Fono both won awards on the night. CIDANZ was awarded the Pacific Social Enterprise Award. The Pacific Social Enterprise award is for… Read more »