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Pacific Health Service Hutt Valley – Vacancy for a Registered Nurse

18 September 2019

Love What You Do?

Then join the team that makes a difference.

We are growing our team of registered nurses and if you are a registered nurse with a current practising certificate, we invite you to apply.

We offer competitive pay rates, including comprehensive packages, as well as an opportunity for a career pathway in the primary sector.

The position involves the delivery of nurse led clinical services under the Integration project…

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2019 New Years Honours for Dr Arbutus Mitikulena and the Kilbirnie Medical Centre family

29 January 2019

Dr Arbutus (Arby) Mitikulena (pictured) says his life dedicated to serving the Pacific community has been inspired by his father and the desire to empower and uplift Pacific peoples.

Recognised for services to health and the Pacific community for close to three decades in the New Year’s Honours, the Niuean doctor and co-founder of Niue Kaufakalataha Wellington Region and Mitikulena Family Healthcare Ltd trading as Kilbirnie Medical Centre, has been made a…

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Road to Ironman – Anthony Tapoki Ratima

8 November 2018

The Central Pacific Collective are pleased to be supporting Anthony Tapoki Ratima on his journey to complete Ironman New Zealand in March 2019.

Ironman is one of the premier endurance sporting events across the world and New Zealand is lucky to be one of the few countries that gets to host an official Ironman event each year. On top…

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Press Release: Launch of the Tauhi Alliance

24 April 2018

Press Release 20 April 2018: Launch of the Tauhi Alliance

The latest initiative to address pacific health disparity in the Wellington region has been launched – The Tauhi Alliance comprising of the largest PHO in the region, Compass Health, Capital and Coast District Health Board, and the leading Pacific NGO in the region, Central Pacific Collective have come together to bring a better collaborative focus to achieve equitable health outcomes for Pacific people.

For as long as health data has been…

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Dengue Fever Update – Ministry of Health

2 February 2018

The Ministry of Health have sent a reminder urging travelers to the Pacific to avoid mosquito bites following the recent dengue fever death of a 12-year-old Auckland girl who was on holiday in Tonga.

There are outbreaks of dengue fever in the Pacific at the moment. An increased number of dengue cases have been recorded mainly in the Auckland region among travelers returning from the Pacific.

Dengue fever is a viral disease spread…

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“O a’u o le Samoa” – Learn language, values and practices of the Samoan Culture

25 January 2018

Whanau Manaaki in partnership with Excel Pacific are proud to launch a revised Aganu’u Fa’asamoa program for beginners. The program is delivered by Epiphany Pacific Trust throughout New Zealand.

 

Topics covered will include:

The social and political hierarchy of Samoa in the village/churches/home

Fa’amalo

Basic greetings in verbal and written communications across different settings

Fa’atulima

Reciprocated Formal greetings

O ai a’u?

Who am I? What are my roles and responsibilities?

O le va fealoaloa’i

The social and spiritual relationships across gender, ages, siblings, matai, other people of status

  • What…
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Tokelau Language Week/Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau

24 October 2017

Taloha Ni! Tokelau Language Week/Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau is celebrated Monday 23 – Sunday 29 October 2017. This year’s theme is  ‘Tokelau ke mau ki te Gagana a nā tupuna auā he tofi mai te Atua’, which translates in English, Tokelau hold fast to the language of your ancestors because it is an inheritance from God.

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Tauhi Alliance – Joining forces to empower Pacific families

8 September 2017

 

 

Local health providers have banded together to boost the health and wellbeing of thousands of Pacific people across greater Wellington.

Capital & Coast DHB, Compass Health PHO and the Central Pacific Collective have created the Tauhi Alliance – a collaboration to improve the care of Pacific patients across hospital and community…

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