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Wise New Zealand drops prices by up to 41%

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 12:01 pm | Wise Group

Wise, the LSE listed global technology company building the best way to move money around the world, has dropped prices by up to 11% on average, and in a few cases up to 41% on transfers from New Zealand to 19 countries across five continents. More >>

Research Prompts Vaccine Priority Rethink

Friday, 9 July 2021, 3:35 pm | Wise Group

People with mental health and addiction issues are now included as a priority group for the Covid-19 vaccine, after evidence was given to Government urging them to recognise the physical health vulnerability of the group. A key piece of research that helped ... More >>

Tackling Pasifika Mental Health Inequities Through Digital Inclusion

Monday, 15 March 2021, 11:48 am | Wise Group

A collaboration of Pasifika organisations, led by Le Va, has taken steps to help ensure members of the Pasifika community are not left behind in our digital world. As more parts of life become heavily reliant on digital forms of communication, access ... More >>

Community-led Solutions To Receive Suicide Prevention Funding

Monday, 8 March 2021, 4:06 pm | Wise Group

Eighteen organisations around the country will be receiving collective funding of almost $1 million through the Pasifika Suicide Prevention Community Fund, Le Va announced today. Le Va, a Pasifika-led non-government organisation that supports families and ... More >>

New Māori glossary helps in understanding mental health

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 11:55 am | Wise Group

Te Reo Hāpai – The Language of Enrichment, is a new Māori glossary that not only provides translations for existing words, it has also created many new words in te reo Māori - for use in the mental health, addiction and disability sectors. More >>

Rough Sleeping dramatically reduced in Hamilton

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 3:40 pm | Wise Group

At a time when homelessness is high on the national conscience, one city is showing the rest of the New Zealand how a collaborative response can change systems and drive results. Since its establishment in August 2014, The People’s Project in Hamilton ... More >>

Mental illness found to be a significant comorbidity for CVD

Friday, 12 August 2016, 11:07 am | Wise Group

People who experience serious mental illness, particularly schizophrenia, have a premature mortality rate two to three times higher than the general population. Researchers estimate that cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for 40 to 50 per cent of this ... More >>

The People’s Project Welcomes Endorsement of Housing First

Friday, 29 July 2016, 10:59 am | Wise Group

Today’s announcement by Government of a $9 million investment over two years to support the most vulnerable New Zealanders’ housing needs, has been warmly welcomed by The People’s Project. More >>

The Monastery – Proud to have supported Cantabrians

Friday, 10 April 2015, 9:56 pm | Wise Group

The Monastery – Proud to have supported more than 700 Cantabrians The Monastery, a Waikato based wellness centre, has closed this week. More than 700 people directly affected by the Christchurch earthquakes have benefitted from a free stay at The ... More >>

World Suicide Prevention Day: Pasifika for Life

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 4:30 pm | Wise Group

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, and Le Va is acknowledging the courageous efforts that our communities across New Zealand carry out every day to prevent suicide for Pasifika people. More >>

Employment and mental health

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 10:15 am | Wise Group

Wondering about work? New tool helps patients and their doctors talk about employment and mental health More >>

Ignoring mental health in the workplace not an option

Friday, 12 October 2012, 3:09 pm | Wise Group

Mental health plays a big part in any organisation, of any size, in any industry. At any one time, one in six employees will be experiencing a mental health issue and failing to respond to this can cost employers up to $2,000 per employee per year. More >>

Pacific Scholarships And Awards Address Health Workforce

Tuesday, 3 April 2012, 2:00 pm | Wise Group

Pacific Scholarships And Awards Address Health Workforce Shortages April 3, 2012 Nearly $1.7 million will be awarded to more than 220 Pacific people who have chosen to study a health related qualification in 2012. Eighty-eight per cent of funding ... More >>

Pacific scholarships address health workforce shortages

Monday, 2 April 2012, 6:49 pm | Wise Group

Nearly $1.7 million will be awarded to more than 220 Pacific people who have chosen to study a health related qualification in 2012. More >>