Fānau-centre approach to Recognised Seasonal Employment Scheme

By Dr Timote M. Vaioleti, founding and current chair of IMPAECT*

K’aute Pasifika – expanding ACE opportunities in Hamilton

At a community fono on January 2019 Hamilton’s Pasifika leaders discussed priorities for health, education and wellbeing services in the Waikato region.

The fono was facilitated by the K’aute Pasifika Trust which has been providing health, education and social services in Hamilton for over 20 years.

Le Va – mobilising leadership for wellbeing in Pasifika communities

Le Va is a national organisation based in Auckland. They collaborate with national organisations and communities to help Pasifika achieve the ‘best possible health and wellbeing outcomes – igniting communities and creating change.’

Le Va means the space. It is not an empty one, it’s a relational space.

MWDI HineBoss™ – transforming whānau lives though start-ups

MWDI HineBoss™ is a three-day wānanga provided nationally by Māori Women’s Development Inc (MWDI) – an indigenous financial institution, governed, managed and operated by wāhine Māori for the economic development of wāhine and their whānau.

MWDI was established by the Māori Women’s Welfare League. The aim is to support the further development of Māori with a firm focus on wāhine.

Since the wānanga started in 2016 MWDI HineBoss™ has provided support for over 700 women.

Tessa Waikari-Gudgeon is the Project Manager: