Stronger for speaking Samoan
Speaking Samoan strengthened the relationship between reporter Laumata Lauano and her parents
Preserving Pacific languages to build stronger families
Pacific cultures are a strength that can be used positively to prevent violence within families
UN Women Support Act to Empower
MWCSD took action to empower women and girls to take a firm stance against domestic violence
Measuring and Preventing Poverty
The New Zealand Poverty Measurement Project is not primarily focused on family violence or culture. But Charles Waldegrave is adamant culture is critical to it.
Coping with Distress
Please be mindful of our Muslim community, our hearts and prayers are with the victims’ families and friends. We have some information and mental health advice for coping after a traumatic event for those who need it.
Ete Eteuati Opens Up on Family Violence
Ete shared his story at the Pasefika Proud Nga Vaka o Kaiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono
Culture and Values informing strong Pacific families
Dr Konai Helu Thaman proved more than an appropriate key note speaker at the Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu Pathways to Wellbeing Fono.
Nga Vaka Fono emphasises importance of culture in preventing Family Violence
The Pasefika Proud-sponsored The Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono
Strengthening Porirua’s Pacific families
Theresa Nimarota (pictured left), CEO of Taeaomanino Trust and Thomas Isaako (pictured right), Manager of Counselling and Addictions, talk about Taeaomanino’s services to support their families during stressful times
Victims/Survivors of Crime Anonymous Survey
Share your experiences, thoughts and ideas about the criminal justice system in New Zealand anonymously.
The Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono
Pasefika Proud is one of the key supporters of this FREE Fono
Helping Hands to End the Harm
Group Facilitators Loga Crichton and Fononga Le’aliki gather a group of Pacific men who have volunteered their time in an effort to free themselves from a violent past.
Pacific In The Park A Success
Thousands of Pacific people descended on West Auckland’s Moire Park to attend despite constant threat of rain
Pacific experiences to inform policy and practice
clinical psychologist and lecturer in psychology Dr Julia Ioane hopes her new research will help inform policy and practice to help our young people and their families going through the youth justice system
Attitude Determines Altitude
When Robson Tavita’s father, Tuilaepa Ropisone Tavita, died in 2005, Robson became determined that it wouldn’t be in vain.
Love and Respect shine through
The Pasefika Proud team went out to visit four schools participating in Polyfest to talk about Love and Respect
The Job in Hand
Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo is first Pacific woman to be appointed as the Human Rights Commission’s new Equal Employment Opportunities.
Preventing family violence through culture
We look at how the Pacific Family Violence Prevention Training Programme is tailored to help those working with families
Up2 Tokelau Youth Gameshow
Students gain traditional Family Values based on the Tokelau Conceptual Framework for addressing family violence; Kāiga Māopoopo
Coping with DistressMany people in Christchurch and across New Zealand (and the world) will experience distress and horror following the fatalities in Christchurch - this is a normal reaction to a terror attack. Please be mindful of our Muslim community, our hearts and prayers are with the victims’ families and friends. We have information and mental health advice for coping after a traumatic event for those who need it. Read more
Eteuati Ete Opens Up on Family ViolenceComedian Ete Eteuati, well-known member of the Laughing Samoans duo with Tofiga Fepulea’i, shared his story at the Pasefika Proud Nga Vaka o Kaiga Tapu: Pathways to Wellbeing Fono at the Waipuna Lodge in February 2019 Read more