Pacific Homecare News

May, 2018
Thu 14 Jun 2018

Winter has certainly come earlier this year, so we need to keep ourselves a little warmer. This month I was so proud of our team and our families who participated in the Biggest Losers Competition 8-week challenge (with 70 participants) and the O’Rock 5km obstacle challenge on May 20th (with 46 participants).


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Humility and hard work key to success
Thu 14 Jun 2018

My day starts with a coffee to be able to do a lot of decision making independently to ensure services are provided efficiently to accommodate customers in the community with the most professional, trained worker. No two days are the same My grandparents are my inspiration in life! They remind me to never forget where […]


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Caren Rangi – Queens Birthday Honours
Wed 6 Jun 2018

This honour follows other accolades including receiving a Fellowship Award from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) in 2015, a New Zealand of the Year Local Hero Award in 2016, and being chosen as the Linden Estate Business Leader of the Year in Hawke’s Bay in 2017.


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PHC at Mazda O’Rock Obstacle Challenge
Wed 6 Jun 2018

This year has been the largest turn out so far with everyone from office staff, support workers, family members, friends, and customers all proudly donning the Pacific Homecare (PHC) hot pink uniform.


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Driven by passion
Thu 24 May 2018

“From a young age I always had a sense of compassion towards the elderly. I was always drawn towards helping and supporting them in any possible way I could. Working at Pacific Homecare helps me follow my passion in many ways. Even though I had the option to work elsewhere, I would still prefer Pacific […]


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Metua Pakari, a welcomed outing
Sun 20 May 2018

“Metua has connected me to friends old and new! My wife encourages me to go to Metua because it’s good for me..”


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April, 2018
Tue 15 May 2018

Sometimes when I come into work it is so wonderful to hear either the Samoan, Tongan, Fijian or the Cook Island elderly singing wonderful hymns before they get underway with their daily Fia Ola programmes.  Then to hear the laughter and banter later in the morning coming from their room certainly brings a smile to […]


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March, 2018
Mon 14 May 2018

February was a busy month with the Board of trustees and myself completing the final parts of the strategic plan for the next five years and one of the main priorities going forward will be “Looking after our customers better”. Some people do not like the use of the word “customer” as others prefer to […]


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February, 2018
Mon 14 May 2018

Well it seems everything is underway and full steam ahead as our services continue among our customers and families in their homes, along with whanau ora services supporting families in our communities. We love what we do and we are passionate about getting it right, even when we struggle at moments in time when we […]


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January, 2018
Thu 10 May 2018

Firstly, Happy New Year to everyone for 2018, I hope that you all had a restful time during the Christmas and New Year’s break and were able to catch up with family and friends.


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