Posts Tagged ‘Pasifika people’

Housing strategy launched to boost home ownership for Pacific people

Thursday, December 1st, 2022

Pacific people looking for affordable, safe and culturally suitable quality housing will have something to look forward to with the launch of New Zealand’s first housing strategy specific to their needs. The Fale mo Aiga: Pacific Housing Strategy and Action Plan 2030 was launched on Monday by the Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio Read more

Report shows Pasifika people not applying for euthanasia

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

A new report from the Ministry of Health has shown no Pasifika people from New Zealand have applied for assisted dying. The End of Life Choice Act came into effect late last year and, from then till March of this year, 66 people have had an assisted death. Of the applicants, 79 percent are Pākehā, Read more

Churches credited with helping to get more Pasifika people vaccinated against Covid-19

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Research commissioned by the Health Ministry shows that in March 59 percent of Pasifika people were prepared to be vaccinated – but a month later, the figure had jumped to 79 percent. A GP with the Pacific health provider Fono, Malia Funaki, said health officials and churches have been working together. “The church leaders have Read more