Pacific Homecare News

Dengue Fever Cases in Auckland on the Rise
Thu 18 Jan 2018

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.


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2017 Holiday Hours
Wed 13 Dec 2017

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.


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A Christmas Message
Wed 13 Dec 2017

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 […]


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Celebrating Successes
Wed 13 Dec 2017

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.


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Phylesha recognised at Sunpix Awards
Tue 12 Dec 2017

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.


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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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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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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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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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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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