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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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For the love of the community
Fri 16 Mar 2018

Interviewing our employees of the month is always so refreshing.  Getting a little bit of insight into the people that makes delivering service to our community possible. This month we get a snippet of the life of a very passionate, Hapa Ofanoa and understand why he loves the work he does. 


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Silver Linings
Mon 19 Feb 2018

Prior to the accident, Nga was a telephone technician at the time and went to Aitutaki for some contract work. He left his partner of up to 6 years Tuagaru (Vavu) Clyde and their one-year old son Ngatokora Shane Tiavave (Darling) behind in Rarotonga to fulfil this contract.


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Ex-High School teacher Faanuu shares her story
Fri 16 Feb 2018

After teaching Business Studies at High School level in Samoa, Faanuu moved with her family to New Zealand.  Bringing with her the wealth of knowledge, skills and maturity needed to be great. “Faanuu has come a long way. She has become someone we can rely on and has made herself available for us when we […]


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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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Work is enjoyable for Support Worker Asa Bi
Sat 13 Jan 2018

At her core Asa has always enjoyed working with children. As a young girl in Labasa town in the Fiji Islands she would spend her spare time babysitting all her cousins. This nurturing personality has carried through to her work.


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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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Christian belief propels Anaus success
Wed 20 Dec 2017

Born and raised in Tonga, Anau moved to NZ in March, 2014. She began work as a Support Worker for Pacific Homecare in 2016 and has been recognised this month for her exceptional work and commitment to the job.


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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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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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