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Pasifika primary care and community service providers

Keeping our Pasifika community in safe hands

  • Pacific Islands Advisory & Cultural Trust (PIACT) - Community Health & Social Services

  • Pacific Islands Nurse Service

  • Pacific Trust Otago

  • Hapai Te Hauora - National Service, Auckland based.

  • Gambling Pasifika Helpline - National Service

For a full list of Pasifika care providers and community services available in the Southern DHB see Southern District Primary Care Providers. 


Pacific Islands Advisory & Cultural Trust (PIACT) - Invercargill

Pacific Islands Advisory & Cultural Trust provides community health and social services for Pacific island residents in Southland. PIACT provides or facilitates health, educational, social and cultural needs, phone 03 214 6089 to make an appointment.
For more Information about Pacific Island Advisory & Cultural Trust (PIACT) in Invercargill visit PIACT • Pacific Island Advisory Charitable Trust

Pacific Islands Nurse Service - Invercargill

Working in collaboration to provide the best care for Pasifika people

The Pacific Islands Nurse Specialist Service is designed to assist Pacific people to make the transition from hospital to home and to provide nursing follow-up. It also aims to prevent the need for hospital admission by offering community care and home visits. There is ongoing contact with general practitioners and primary-based (community) services focusing on health care and education.

The Pacific Islands Nurse Specialist Service is available Monday to Friday, if you require these services or for more Information about Pacific Islands Nurse Service in Invercargill visit or discuss with hospital staff phone 03 218 1949 to make an appointment.

Our nurses work in collaboration with the local Pacific Islands Trust where other support and nurse-led clinics are available.

Pacific Trust Otago - Dunedin

Pacific Trust Otago engages with and supports activities to improve the wellbeing of the Otago Pacific community.  Phone 03 455 1722 to make an appointment. For more information about Pacific Trust Otago in Dunedin visit

Hapai Te Hauora - National Service (Auckland Based)

Hapai Te Hauora aims to improve community health of Pacific islands people living in New Zealand through public policy and national advocacy. For more Information about Hapai Te Hauora visit

Gambling Pasifika Helpline - National

If you are worried about gambling Gambling Pasifika Helpline is a 24 hour 7 day a week support line, phone 0800 654 657
For more Information about Gambling Pasifika Helpline visit