Whanau Ora News

Seini overcomes major obstacles for the love of her children
Mon 21 Jan 2019

Twelve surgeries later, she was moved to the recovery unit where she underwent physio and speech therapy. This was only the beginning of an uphill battle. This served as motivation for Seini to focus on recovering as quickly and safely as possible so she can get back to her children. She understood that this could […]


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Light at the end of the tunnel
Sun 4 Nov 2018

Tatryanna’s uncanny ability to bounce back is mind-blowing! “I have always believed that if you put your best foot forward, no matter what it is, if you are giving the best you, then you’re not giving people reason to attack” This months story is actually a speech from the gorgeous Tatryanna Utanga which she wrote […]


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South Auckland Whanau Ora Review Talanoa
Wed 19 Sep 2018

The panel representatives were treated to different stories and feedback on what works well in both core commissioning and innovation models for whanau, what works well for navigators, what are some challenges the navigators face, and some recommendations based on their collective experiences.


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Holding on and letting go
Sun 16 Sep 2018

“Moving to South Auckland was a blessing for my children and I”


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Korero & Kai
Fri 27 Jul 2018

Happy to welcome the Whanau Ora Review panel to our humble office this morning.


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Pay Equity leads to financial independence
Thu 28 Jun 2018

Knowing that there is a long waiting list for Whanau Ora, Anaseini had asked to be removed as a customer now that she is earning a bit more thanks to Pay Equity.


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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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Minister for Whanau Ora visit
Thu 3 May 2018

Guided by his mantra “see, touch, feel, hear, taste”, PFL took the minister on a journey through providers and customers of the Whanau Ora programme.


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Money Smart Workshops
Wed 28 Mar 2018

Pacific Homecare (PHC) have teamed up with fellow Whanau Ora provider Fonua Ola for the benefit of our Whanau Ora families. 


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Tatafu family going all in
Sat 17 Mar 2018

For thirty-four-year old Cinderella and thirty-six-year old Viliame Tatafu, Whanau Ora was that support needed to realise the value of setting goals and the satisfaction of achieving them.


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