Suicide Postvention: Support for Pacific Communities

by Jemaima Tiatia-Seath


A total of 397 participants were involved in this research. There were 173 Pacific community respondents bereaved by suicide who took part in an online survey, and 70 service provider respondents who work with Pacific communities and/or have also been impacted by a suicide death. A further 74 Pacific peoples impacted by suicide engaged in focus group discussions in Auckland and Christchurch, and 80 community and support services people contributed to the fono in Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton and Wellington.