Pacific Homecare News

NEWS_BrownButtabean Living Better-Living Longer with Dave Butterbean
Tue 14 Nov 2017

Pacific Homecare is working with Dave Letele aka Brown Buttabean with the aim to support and build the capabilities of our families to achieve milestones that they have set for themselves with a focus on ‘Living Better-Living Longer’.


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HOME_FaalataForeverGrateful Faalata forever grateful
Fri 3 Nov 2017

Whanau Ora client and mother of two Faalata Galumalemana first came to New Zealand in 1987 building a life and working in hospitality and then early childhood education. It wasn’t until an injury in 2015 meant she lost her job. As the main provider for her household, both the stress and bills piled up. It […]


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FEATURED_RheumaticFever Spreading the word about Rheumatic Fever
Sun 8 Oct 2017

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.


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FEATURED_IanandRaewyn A full life
Sun 8 Oct 2017

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.


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NEWS_Ainise Study group the way to success for Tongan Support Worker
Tue 3 Oct 2017

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.


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NEWS_OlderPeoplesCelebration Papatoetoe recognises the forgotten generation…
Mon 2 Oct 2017

September 28th was celebration time at the Papatoetoe Bowling Club as Pacific Homecare hosted a party to commemorate International Older Persons Day which fell on the 1st of October.


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HOME_WhanauOraClientSep2017 Faafia Re-builds Foundations
Sun 10 Sep 2017

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.


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Tonga-Language-Week Tongan Language Week
Sun 10 Sep 2017

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.


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Faivalu-Client-Profile Faivalu reclaims her birth name
Thu 17 Aug 2017

First coming to New Zealand in her late teens, for most of her life Pacific Homecare client Faivalu Aiolupotea was known by her sister’s name ‘Pepe’. It wasn’t until she reached the pension age that she took steps to reclaim her birth name. We share her story


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FEATURED_WhanauOra2017 Pacific Homecare wins Whanau Ora Award
Fri 11 Aug 2017

Monday the 31st of July was a significant night for Pacific Homecare and our Whanau Ora manager and navigators. Receiving Pasifika Futures Best Performing Core Whanau Ora Partner award was a great milestone for us all.


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