We are truly blessed to have some really great people in our midst. Meliame Paea has been with us for two years now and has really shown her dedication and love for the job and her customers.

This Mother’s Day we were short staffed as most had deservingly taken the day off to put their feet up. Meliame was especially recognised for her willingness to take on relieving this Mother’s Day at a moments notice.

We would also like to thank all those Support Workers who provided service to our customers to make them feel that much more special on Mothers Day.

Malo Meliame and malo to all our Support Workers out there everyday providing Love, Care, and Professionalism to our customers.

Meliame has kindly shared a little bit about herself. Here is what she has shared

Tell us a little bit about your background?

I’m a mother of three beautiful children with four grandchildren. I like spending time with my grandchildren and spoiling them.

What sorts of things do you do in your job?

I do personal care and household tasks

Tell us about your customers / a normal day at your job?

My customers are all good. I understand them and enjoy working with them everyday

What training have you completed at Pacific Homecare?

I have completed First Aid Training, Transferring customers. I’ve also completed my Level 3 Health & Wellbeing Certificate

What do you like most about working at Pacific Homecare?

I like meeting and working with different cultures. I have learnt a lot from looking after our customers

Who inspires you?

My Mother

At the end of your working day, what do you like to do?

At the end of the day, I cook dinner and a little bit of household work. Then I have a rest, then get ready for the next working day.


Favourite type of music? Church music

Favourite food? Island food! (Taro, Yam, etc)

What are you into right now? Home Renovations

What languages do you speak? Tongan, English, and Samoan

What are your hobbies? Watching renovation shows

What’s your favourite childhood memory? Travelling by boat to the smaller outer islands in Tonga visiting with friends and family

What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a nurse

If you weren’t doing this job what would you be doing? I would be working in the warehouse

Thank you Meliame for being available to us this mother’s day. We really appreciated it

Resource Team

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