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Ngalu Fānifo PreKure Mental Health Graduation celebrates the future of Pacific mental health workforce
Pasifika Futures (PFL), held its annual Ngalu Fānifo Mental Health graduation, recognising recipients who successfully completed a Health Coach Certificate and Advanced Mental Health Certificate. In partnership with PreKure, a mental health training organisation, the Ngalu Fānifo mental health programme is purposed with contributing towards building and developing the Pacific mental health workforce, which saw 34 Pacific graduates receive a qualification this year.
PFL Partner Series: Taeaomanino Trust
"Stronger families, stronger futures,” is the motto of the Taeaomanino Trust (TT), who’s vision and purpose is to empower Pacific individuals to recognise and embrace their potential with courage and optimism.
Budget 2023: Pasifika Futures allocated $34.5 million to continue serving Pacific families
The Pasifika Medical Association Group (PMAG) and Pasifika Futures (PFL) acknowledge the recent budget announcement which sees Whānau Ora receiving an additional $168.1 million over four years.
Pasifika Futures Whānau Ora Conference an opportunity to connect and reflect
The Pasifika Futures (PFL) Whānau Ora Conference saw PFL partners from across the country gather together over two days to reflect on the past few years. The conference was an opportunity to facilitate thought provoking talanoa, informing partners and Whānau Ora Navigators on how to continue better serving Pacific families in New Zealand.
Pacific Mental Health Commissioner launched at Pasifika Futures Whānau Ora Conference 2023
The Pacific Mental Health Commissioner was officially launched today at the Pasifika Futures (PFL) Whānau Ora Conference. The work of the commissioner will be delivered through PFL's Ngalu Fānifo mental health service. This initiative has been established with the purpose of improving mental health and well-being outcomes for Pacific people, families, and communities.
"Navigating New Waters" - Pasifika Futures Whānau Ora Conference 2023
Pasifika Futures (PFL), the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families, will be holding its Whānau Ora Conference in Auckland from March 23rd – March 24th 2023. The conference will see PFL's partners from across the country gather together to connect and talanoa about their work in serving Pacific families. The theme for the conference is "Kaveinga nako'anga Ou – Navigating New Waters."
PFL partners on the ground to support RSE workers in the Hawke's Bay
Pasifika Futures (PFL) partners, SIAOLA and Etu Pasifika (Auckland & Christchurch) are currently on the ground in the Hawke's Bay region supporting RSE workers affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. PFL have currently invested $2.14 million towards flood relief support for Auckland as well as support for the Hawke's Bay.
PACMAT & Pasifika Futures mobilise to respond to cyclone aftermath in Hawke's Bay region
Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) will be deploying a medical assistance team (PACMAT) today with a focus on assessing needs for those in the Hawke's Bay Region affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. The PACMAT team will travel to Napier before heading to Gisborne on Sunday. Pasifika Futures (PFL), the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families, have also donated $50,000 towards support for RSE workers and the Tongan community in Hastings.
Helping families through their call centre and evacuation centre assistance: Etu Pasifika Auckland's flood and cyclone response
Etu Pasifika Auckland have continued to respond to families' needs through their Etu Rere Call Centre, following the impact of the recent floods and cyclone. They also continue to provide medical support to evacuation centres such as the Henderson Evacuation Centre, with a team of five recently sent to support evacuees from Muriwai.
Pasifika Futures flood relief support remains a priority - $1.8 million invested thus far
As the upper North Island continues to be prepared for Cyclone Gabrielle, Pasifika Futures (PFL), the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families, will continue to support affected communities, having invested $1.8 million into flood relief support.
PFL invests over $1.1 million into flood relief support for families in need
Pasifika Futures (PFL), the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families, have urgently mobilised support in response to the recent Auckland floods. PFL has currently invested $1.17 million into several partners, ensuring that immediate on-the-ground relief support has been readily available for families in need.
PFL, Etu Pasifika and local community rally to support stranded Tongan passengers in Christchurch
On Friday 27th January 2023, multiple international flights were diverted from Auckland due to the floods. Among these flights was an Air New Zealand flight from Tonga carrying 300 passengers, which was diverted to Christchurch. Pasifika Futures Ltd (PFL), the Pacific Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, and Etu Pasifika Christchurch mobilised quickly alongside Air New Zealand staff and local community groups to support passengers with food, accommodation and necessities.