An outbreak of dengue fever in the Pacific has prompted the Ministry of Health to urge travellers – particularly to Samoa and Fiji – to be extra vigilant to avoid mosquito bites.
During the Christmas break, our Pacific Homecare offices will officially be closed from Friday 22nd December 2017 and we will re-open on Monday the 8th January 2018. As always we will have Field and Resource Coordinators on duty during this time and you can contact them via text, phone or email.
Meri Krismas, Meri Kirihimete, Ofa Ke Mou Ma’u Ha Kilisimase Monu’ia, Monuia e Kilisimasi, La Manuia Le Kerifimasi, Kia Manuia I Te Tiritimiti E Te Mataiti Ou, Me Manuia Te Kilisimasi, Le Manuia Le Kerisimasi, Me Nomuni Na Marau Ni Iga Ni Sucu. I just wanted to express a very Merry Christmas and A Happy […]
Pacific Homecare’s end of year event was a great time to thank all staff for their hard work, and to recognise achievements in front of their peers including graduations, weight loss challenge, Employees of the Month and, for the first time, Whanau Ora superstars.
LGBTQI manager and F’INE Director Phylesha Brown-Acton was awarded the Pacific Community Leadership Award for her work with the LGBTQI community at the Sun Pix Awards on Wednesday the 15th of November.
Pacific Homecare has been spreading the word about Rheumatic Fever with the help of Alliance Health Plus! Our region has some of the highest reported and hospitalization cases of this preventable illness, with most seen Pacific Island children aged 5 – 19. Read more about the awareness campaign we’ve been fortunate to be involved in.
Life has been eventful for South Auckland couple Ian and Raewyn Hart, who met in an op shop in Waiuku where Ian was working. Their wedding day was no exception, with their hot water cylinder bursting unexpectedly on the special day! We share their story.
A little help from her friends has transformed Tongan Support Worker Ainise Toupili from someone who hated reading anything in English to a confident learner with a Level 3 Health and Wellbeing qualification under her belt.
Pacific Homecare Whanau Ora client Faafia Mann says Whanau Ora has helped her and her four children to get back into a home they can call their own. We share their story.
Sunday 3 September – Saturday 9 September 2017 was Tonga Language week / Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga? The theme for Tongan language week this year was: Nofo-‘a-Kaainga: A Tongan way of enriching Aotearoa New Zealand.