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PFL Partner Series: Kainga Pasifika Services
Located in the Hastings suburb of Flaxmere stands Pasifika Futures (PFL) partner, Kainga Pasifika Services (KPS), a fairly new organisation that has made huge differences in their community - particularly in the area of healthy relationships in family homes.
PFL Partner Series: Atafu Tokelau Community Group
During the 1960’s and 1970’s, New Zealand received its first wave of migrants from Tokelau. Some of the migrants settled in Porirua, a city that is now the home for many Pasifika. In 1987 the Matauala Hall was built, funded by Tokelau community members. The hall exists and serves as a space for the Tokelau community residing in Porirua.
PFL Partner Series: Vinepa Trust
Vinepa Trust is a Pacific organisation based in the capital city, Wellington. The organisation was named after the current Director’s - Gabrielle-Sisifo Makisi QSM - great, great grandmother, Vinepa Toalepai Aiono Petaia. Vinepa Trust has been a charitable trust for fourteen years and continues to expand and provide positive outcomes. The trust provides culture, language and health programmes, with Makisi’s education sessions as the focal point.
Kanorau Digital Course empowering families to navigate the digital world
Throughout this year, Pasifika Futures' (PFL) Learning and Development (L&D) team have been delivering the Kanorau Digital Course for Pacific communities and families across the country – the programme aims to equip individuals with the necessary knowledge to use a laptop and navigate online tools.
PFL Partner Series: Aotearoa Tongan Health Workers Association
Aotearoa Tongan Health Workers Association (ATHWA) has recently celebrated twenty years of service having launched in 2002 and becoming officially registered in 2005. They have also recently opened a new building and advocate for sustainability and development in the social and economical world.
PFL Partner Series: Kuki Learning
There is no denying the unique sound of the Cook Island drums, the friendly nature of the culture and people, and the exciting tourism scene when it comes to the Cook Islands - especially when you are greeted by a local person who shines a smile with a confident ‘Kia Orana’ your way.
PFL Partner Series: Marlborough Pacific Trust
We had the opportunity to speak to the team at Marlborough Pacific Trust about the work they do and communities they serve. We were also privileged to sit down with a family who receives support from the Trust.
PFL Partner Series: Tāmaki College
Situated in the Auckland suburb of Glen Innes, Tāmaki College is the home to a diverse population, with the majority being of Pasifika heritage. Their innovative take on workforce and student approach caters to the needs of their students whilst building the future leaders of tomorrow.
PFL Partner Series: Nelson Tasman Pasifika Community Trust
Found at the top of the South Island is the small community of Nelson; home to over 2500 Pasifika people. Nelson also sees up to 3000 Pacific seasonal workers come through to live and work during fruit picking season. Pasifika Futures (PFL) partner, the Nelson Tasman Pasifika Community Trust, provides support to Pacific families in Nelson and strives to meet the needs and goals of their people.
PFL Partner Series: Wellington Tongan Leaders Council
Situated in the heart of Porirua is the Wellington Tongan Leaders Council who have become a leader in the community for their active support for Tongan families since their inception ten years ago.
PFL Partner Series: The Village Community Services Trust
We caught up with Lady Maliena Jones and her team at The Village Community Services Trust to hear about the work they do and why they do it. We're grateful to have amazing partners that serve our communities!