Redemption, forgiveness and communication
As his marriage deteriorated following his infidelity, Tony Faifai, aka Buks, found God. He formed his relationship with God and was given the chance to form a healthier relationship with his wife and children.
Building healthy relationships through Kainga Pasifika tools and skills
The Voice Of Kainga Pasifika Services Tevita Faka’osi aired an episode on tools and skills to help build healthy relationships, bringing in a couple who completed Kainga Pasifika Services’ 16-session family violence-prevention programme.
Prayers for lone hospitalised patient answered
When New Zealand’s last hospitalised COVID-19 patient was sedated in ICU for over a month, doctors feared Lilian Su’a would not survive.
Lockdown Messages from Pasefika Proud
Over the COVID-19 lockdown period we were given advice and courage from different areas of our Pasifika communities to stay home, stay kind, stay safe and stay Pasefika Proud.
Pasefika Proud Breaking Silence with Stuff
Following the strong traction of Pasefika Proud’s Say Something video, in which ELIM Porirua Church participated in to raise awareness of family violence, Ace, Landa and their son, Lavakhi
Factoring Faith, Culture and Tradition Into Resiliency
Tualoaina Latu To’omaga can relate to experiencing and witnessing family violence and abuse.
Pacific Leadership Makes Pasefika Proud
Pasefika Proud congratulates all the recipients from the Pacific who were honoured at the 2020 Queens Birthday Honours List.
Koko Samoa Youth Show Team: Maintaining Healthy Family Relationships with Gagana Samoa
For Samoan Language Week, we speak to the Koko Samoa Youth Show team who grace our airwaves every Saturday night from 6pm to 10pm on Radio Samoa 1593AM (and livestreamed on Facebook).
Nga Vaka O Kaiga Tapu Family Violence Prevention Radio Talanoa
Loaded with knowledge from Pasefika Proud’s Samoan, Tongan, Kiribati, Tuvaluan, Tokelauan, Fijian, Cook Islands and Niuean Nga Vaka o Kaiga Tapu frameworks.
Recover and Rebuild
As longstanding CEO of the Anglican Trust for Women & Children – ATWC - in the South Auckland suburb of Otahuhu, JUDY MATAIA understands the challenges and heartache of fostering among families.
The power of words | TEDxYouth Christchurch
Sala Tiatia experienced domestic violence for the first time when he was 6 years old however verbal abuse hurt Sala’s internal world the most—until one particular English class, with one particular English teacher, turned Sala’s dark world around.
Barbershop where men go to heal | TEDxChristchurch
We share this TEDxChristchurch talk with Matt Brown who grew up in a violenct household and learned how important it was for men to have a place where they could be heard.
A peaceful language for a resilient family
Director of SunPix Ngaire Fuata shares what it means to hear the Rotuman language spoken as someone who grew up celebrating her culture but not being able to speak Rotuman.
Sharing the Love with Vaka Tautua
With more than 25 years' experience and expertise in health policy development, relationship management, research and evaluation, Dr AMANDA-LANUOLA DUNLOP was more than equipped to step into the role of CEO of Vaka Tautua in August 2019.
An equal footing for Pasifika Families in the South
The Pacific Island Advisory and Culture Trust (PIACT) in the Southland city of Invercargill has an important purpose.
To Our Pasifika Mums
We just want to wish all our Pacific mothers a Happy Mother's Day from the bottom of our hearts.
Pacific Islands Womens Refuge creating safe bubbles
Ani Vahua, coordinator of the Pacific Island Womens’ Refuge (PIWR) reflects on how they’ve responded to the calls for help by Pasifika women during Alert Level 4 and beyond
Mates Construction – Anger in your bubble?
Mates in Construction New Zealand have some advice about coping with stress, anxiety and anger during this uncertain time.
Restoring Mana during lockdown and beyond
Keeping in touch with families to provide an outlet to share the frustrations and challenges on a daily or ‘as need’ basis is proving helpful during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Covid-19 key messages in Pasifika Languages
New Zealand’s Ministry for Pacific Peoples have collated Covid-19 Coronavirus advice from the Ministry of Health and WHO to deliver translations in nine Pacific languages.
Pasifika Police ask us to Stay Home and Stay Safe to Save Lives
They ask us in our Pacific languages to adhere to the COVID Alert Level 4 lockdown rules
COVID-19 Self Isolation and Protecting Our Loved Ones
To stem the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus for the next four weeks, it's important that we remember to keep our children and families safe in our homes.
Connections and relationships paramount to strong Pacific families
Solutions for the issues plaguing our communities and families come from within our own communities
The the Voice of Kainga Pasifika Services - Family First
In the first episode of lockdown Tevita Faka’osi talks about safe communications at home
Bruised and Abused
Between 1950-1999 there were Pasifika people who were abused when in the care of the State or faith-based institutions.
Our Pacific Communities in Self-Isolation
We share some important messages from our Pasifika communities.
Pasifika Funerals in Alert Level 4
Our cultural and traditional practices must change. This makes it even more important that we treat each other with kindness, love and respect.
Leading the Way
Pasefika Proud Lead Advisor Marie Schmidt speaks with Radio 531 PI morning host Brian Sagala
Recover and RebuildAs longstanding CEO of the Anglican Trust for Women & Children – ATWC - in the South Auckland suburb of Otahuhu, JUDY MATAIA understands the challenges and heartache of fostering among families. For those challenges to further compound amid the Covid-19 lockdown is expected. Yet the response of her Pacific community reinforced her faith in their resilience and desire to help those most in need Read more
An equal footing for Pasifika Families in the SouthThe Pacific Island Advisory and Culture Trust in the Southland centre of Invercargill has an important purpose - to see an integrated Pacific community on an equal footing with mainstream NZ while retaining cultural integrity. They shared their COVID-19 response for a community most vulnerable in the middle of a pandemic and ask families and individuals to provide accurate information so they can continue to help. Read more