Whanau Ora News

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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Sefatu family paying it forward
Fri 12 Jan 2018

Due to a series of events, both Alma and Etuate were out of work throughout the Christmas period of 2016. This is undoubtedly one of the busiest most high demanding times of year. It was a difficult and stressful time for the family as they tried looking for solutions to feed, clothe, entertain, and prepare […]


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Whanau Ora Gallery
Tue 12 Dec 2017

We’re sharing some highlights for our year in Whanau Ora and Fia Ola services.


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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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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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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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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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