Vaka Pasifika was registered in 2007 and gained MSD accreditation approvals in 2009.
Vaka Pasifika is a Charitable Trust created with the intention to empower and support Pacific Island people to take charge of their lives to enjoy and participate in developing New Zealand society.
We provide social services direct to Auckland’s Pacific populations, focusing on the wider social challenges facing Pacific Island peoples focusing on supporting families in the areas of domestic violence, substance abuse, relationships, parenting and youth offending. We also provide training programmes such as cultural competency and financial management to name a few.
Aim - Empowering Pacific Island people to take charge of their lives and those of their family(s) to enjoy and participate in developing New Zealand Society.
Vision - To deliver social services for Pacific Island peoples and bring together social work providers to service Pacific Island people and better coordinate delivery and outcome(s).