Resources

Pasefika Proud develops and provides downloadable resources relating to family violence, including frameworks, research and infographics. 

Research Report – Formative Evaluation Of Pacific Faith-Based Family Violence Services

Dr Siautu Alefaio-Tugia and Sesimani Havea, School of Psychology, Massey University report on the development and progress of two Pacific faith-based initiatives in addressing family violence in Aotearoa New Zealand including Affirming Works and Churches Unite. (FULL REPORT)

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Pasefika Proud Wellington Region Pacific Community Leaders Fono Report September 2016

Pacific leaders from churches and social and health services in the Wellington region gathered at the inaugural Wellington Pacific Community Leaders Fono in Porirua on 20-21 September 2016. This report aims to summarise the key themes and community voices from the Fono.

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Pasefika Proud National Pacific Community Leaders Fono Report June 2016

The inaugural Pasefika Proud National Pacific Community Leaders Fono brought together Church leaders and Non-Government Organisations on 20-21 June 2016 in Auckland. This report aims to summarise the key themes and community voices from the Fono.

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Pasefika Proud South Island Pacific Community Leaders Fono Report November 2016

Pacific leaders from churches and social and health services in the South Island gathered at the inaugural South Island Pacific Community Leaders Fono in Christchurch on 24-25 November 2016. This report aims to summarise the key themes and community voices from the Fono.

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A Theology of Children

Barnardos New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society have jointly published this booklet to advocate that all children are treated with dignity and respect. These two agencies are supporting this publication to enable the public to have an informed understanding of the biblical precepts about raising children, which emphasise positive nurturing and non-violent discipline, which at heart means teaching and showing rather than punishment. A Theology of Children was written by Reverend Nove Vailaau. 

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Reverend Dr Tokerau Joseph Pacific Leaders Address

For the Pacific Leaders’ Address at the Pasefika Proud National Pacific Community Leaders Fono on 20 June 2016, Reverend Dr Tokerau Joseph contributed a perspective on the role the Church plays in strengthening Pacific families. This document is a transcript of his speech. 

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