About the fund

Applications for 2022 are now closed. 

Submitted applications will be assessed by Te Whatu Ora and other relevant agencies. Following the assessments, Te Whatu Ora will be meeting with each provider to discuss results and contracts.

New contracts and contract variations are expected to start in November 2022 and applications for 2023-24 are expected to open in June 2023.



The Pacific Provider Development Fund (PPDF) is an annual fund designed to help Pacific health and disability providers improve and build the services to their communities.

The government has made extra $49.9 million of funding available over 4 years to help Providers make their services more sustainable and continue to provide the best health care services for our Pacific communities. The capability development focus areas are:

  1. Pacific Organisation Values and Philosophy
  2. Mission, strategy, and planning
  3. Service design and evaluation
  4. Human resources
  5. Information technology
  6. Financial management
  7. Governance and leadership
  8. Communications and external relations.

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Get in touch

If you still have questions, email PPDF@health.govt.nz.