Vaka Tautua is a national ‘by Pacific, for Pacific’ mental health, disability and social services provider in Aotearoa with a strong presence in the Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury, and Otago regions.


  • Aiga Fiafia (Social Services)
    • Whānau Resilience
      • Creating strong, resilient communities where fanau are supported to live violence-free
    • Community Connector Service
      • Connected individuals and aiga/families to government and provider services and support to help them recover from the impacts of COVID-19
  • Ola Fiafia (Mental Health)
    • Pacific-led, free and confidential services are open to people of all ages
      • Access community services and support
      • navigate the health and social service system
      • achieve your wellness goals and actively engage in your own recovery
      • connect with a peer support worker who has experience of mental illness
      • get support for addiction recovery
      • manage your ongoing mental wellbeing
      • integrate successfully back into the community
  • Tagata Sa'ilimalo (Disability Services)
    • Disability Information Advisory Services
      • empower tagata sa'ilimalo (pacific disabled people, their families and carers) to lead independent lives and access the support they need
    • Tōfā Mamao: Valuing Lived Experience Project
      • Vaka Tautua partners with the Tōfā Mamao Collective to provide social hubs and an online portal with information, resources and discussion forums for tagata sa'ilimalo
  • Tupe Wise (Financial Capability)
      • Free Tupe Wise programme empowers  Pacific families to build financial capability to achieve their goals
      • Involves weekly group workshops, one-on-one family coaching and connection to support services
  • 0800 OLA LELEI
      • 0800 652 535
      • Free national Pacific helpline anyone can call if they are feeling worried, stressed or concerned about anything and need someone to talk to for help and support
      • Ola Lelei team speaks Samoan, Tongan, Cook Islands Maori and English
Region: Canterbury
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Monday 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Tuesday 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Wednesday 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Thursday 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Friday 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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