Pacific Islanders' Community Trust

Welcome to Pacific Islanders' Community Trust in Gisborne. We have proudly been serving the community of the Tairawhiti district since 1989.   

We offer community health and outreach, social services and Whanau Ora. You can make an appointment or drop in to see us at our premises in Palmerston Road, Gisborne. 

Our Services 

Key Personnel

  • Tangoi Vakameilalo

    Fanau Support Worker

Latest News

  • Gisborne feels like Home

    Gisborne feels like Home

    Bruce Van Dorp has seasonal workers from all parts of the globe working at his Gisborne orchard throughout the year. But for more than two decades it’s those from the Kingdom of Tonga which have proved the mainstay of his workforce. Read More

  • Gisborne provides a warm welcome to Pacific People

    Gisborne provides a warm welcome to Pacific People

    Like many migrants, Pauli Maafu was happy to move from town to town to secure work when he first arrived in New Zealand from Tonga (Kolovai in Tongatapu) in the 1970s.  Read More

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