5 Jul 2017

Pasifika men's event in NZ focuses on issues, family violence

From , 5:03 am on 5 July 2017

New Zealand's first ever gathering of Pasifika men to tackle issues facing the community was held over the weekend in Porirua.

The event provided a 'talanoa' environment for men to exchange ideas and discuss issues facing them.

The Gathering of the 3000 was attended by community and political leaders from all levels with a focus on health, financial capability and family violence.

Dominic Godfrey reports.

Gathering of the 3000

A panel at the Gathering of the 3000. Photo: RNZ/ Dominic Godfrey