Le Va is Aotearoa, New Zealand's only Pacific-focussed mental health workforce development programme. Le Va is charged with improving mental health services for Pacific people and communities through a clinically and culturally competent workforce. Their work covers areas such as recruitment and retention, training and development, service modelling and organisational development.
Ministry of Health Pacific Branch
Information on the Ministry of Health's dedicated work programme to achieve health and wellbeing for Pacific peoples, as well as resources and publications from other organisations and institutions.
Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs
Social and economic prosperity for Pacific peoples.
New Zealand's official statistical agency.
Pacific Peoples Statistics
Te Pou is The National Centre for Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce Development.
Health Research Council
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) is the Crown agency responsible for the management of the Government's investment in public good health research.
Pasifika Alcohol and Drug Helpline
The Alcohol Drug Helpline is on a path to improving the range and quality of services to Pacific people. Working with Pacific agencies and our cultural advisors, the helpline is seeking to provide a culturally affirming service, utilise resources specifically for Pacific people, and refer callers to services developed for and by Pacific people when requested.
The New Zealand Psychologists Board is the regulatory authority appointed under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 in respect of the profession of psychology. The principal purpose of the Act is to protect the health and safety of members of the public by providing for mechanisms to ensure that health practitioners are competent and fit to practise their profession.