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  • Support letters for subsidised housing

     

    SouthSeas Healthcare GP Dr Andrew Chan Mow featured on the Tagata Pasifika TV programme recently, voicing his concerns about the high number of patients asking for support letters to get into subsidised housing.... Read More

  • Long years of service don’t go unnoticed

     

    One of the founders of SouthSeas Healthcare, Dr Suitafa Debbie Ryan, was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her work in Pacific health earlier this year.... Read More

  • JUNE was Men’s Health Month!

     

    June was the month to commemorate Men's Health, an annual awareness campaign dedicated to education and activities based on the health and wellbeing of men and boys.... Read More

  • Storytelling through poetry

     

    Meet Aotearoa Aho also known as “Kat”, another participant in the SouthSeas Healthcare MyStory initiative, talking about how poetry has shaped her life and helped break down barriers that she was facing at school.... Read More

  • Prevent the spread of common winter illnesses

     

    With winter approaching, you should consider the range of information support at the Counties Manukau or the Ministry of Health websites about how you can prevent the spread of common winter illnesses such as colds and flu.... Read More

  • Samoa Language Week celebrated at SouthSeas

     

    Samoan language was celebrated from 27 May to 2 June in New Zealand and SouthSeas Healthcare staff put on their own display to embrace and celebrate it.... Read More

  • Growing up different and telling my story

     

    “We all have a story to tell,” says Robyn Kapeteni who identifies as transgendered, pushing through her last year at De La Salle College and one of the first participants of the SouthSeas Healthcare MYSTORY initiative.... Read More

  • SouthSeas joins the Pink Shirt Day movement

     

    Friday 18 May 2018 marked Pink Shirt Day and SouthSeas Healthcare joined many workplaces around the country getting involved, wearing pink to show their support for the cause.... Read More

  • Narita shares her passion for Otara

     

    Ask Narita what she thinks of Otara and her eyes will swell with pride, saying “It’s my home.”... Read More

  • Dr Heidi Conway recognised for her dedication

     

    Dr Heidi Conway has spent more than a decade taking care of people in the South Auckland.... Read More

  • “Absolutely amazing” says teary Malie Faalavaau

     

    A passion to help vulnerable families and a drive to see them succeed in life has seen Malie Faalavaau recognised for her hard work and dedication.... Read More

  • Drop, cover and hold on!

     

    SouthSeas Healthcare had an earthquake drill last Friday, which saw staff diving under desks and tables as part of the exercise.... Read More

  • How a working mum makes time for family

     

    Meet Irata Passi, a nurse team leader at SouthSeas Healthcare. Irata is married with six children, with a stillborn son who she always acknowledges when people ask her how many children she has.... Read More

  • A balancing act for Ana Rogers

     

    When Ana Rogers began work at SouthSeas three years ago as a community health worker, she thought she would have the perfect balance between work and family life.... Read More

  • Getting inspired at youth leadership workshop

     

    SouthSeas Healthcare, in partnership with Mentoring and Tutoring education scheme (MATES), delivered a fun filled workshop for Pacific scholarship students from St Kentigern’s College earlier this year.... Read More

  • Rewards of a crazy busy life

     

    Operations manager at SouthSeas Healthcare, Solo Aiono’s outlook on working life is ‘It’s not about you; it’s about the team’.... Read More

  • Long nights without power and cutting food budget

     

    Late last year the Alliance Health + hosted their annual Awards Evening at the Ellerslie Events Centre, which recognised a range of clinical and community achievements and representatives from across the health sector, with almost 200 people attending.... Read More

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    “Good health and well-being are essential for our Pacific children,” says CEO of SouthSeas Healthcare Trust, Silao Vaisola-Sefo.... Read More

  • A small gesture that means so much

     

    Christmas is over but families who received the SouthSeas Heathcare Christmas hampers will never forget the goodwill.... Read More

  • A story of inspiration from Otara

     

    Earlier in March, Krystal Montana Wineti, a young lady who was part of the very first SouthSeas MyStory workshop in September 2017, shared her inspiring story at the exclusive Sky City at the Sugar Club in Auckland as part of celebrating International Women’s Day.... Read More

  • Supporting our young people at Polyfest

     

    Around 9000 students participated in the celebration of Pacific culture through dance and singing in March at the ASB Polyfest at the Manukau Sports Bowl in South Auckland.... Read More

  • Sharing personal stories from the heart

     

    More than 100 young people of South Auckland and their loved ones recently attended the MYSTORY event, held at the Otara Recreational Centre, where children and young people of South Auckland told their stories from the heart.... Read More

  • Tapuaki pregnancy education courses for Pacific women

     

    South Seas Healthcare is now offering Tapuaki - a new pregnancy education programme for Pacific women. Talanoa-style sessions are available at Otara, Mangere and Manurewa, with helpful information available for expectant mums and dads, and for members of the whole family.... Read More

  • The best start in life

     

    South Seas Well Child Nurse Hannah Tareta Koronui isn’t hesitant to speak about the journey and hardships she has endured to get where she is today. The mother of two from the Cook Islands appreciates where she is and the responsibility she has looking after babies, young children and their mothers.... Read More

  • Building foundations for the future

     

    When 14-year-old Samoan Elijah Meyer received a scholarship to attend Howick College to play rugby for the school’s First XV, his mother Selema was over the moon and so proud. But, although the scholarship paid for the year 9 student’s school fees, it didn’t cover additional costs such as a laptop required in order for Elijah to complete his school and homework.... Read More

Press Releases

  • South Auckland young people share their stories

    South Auckland Pacific young people will have an opportunity to tell their heart-warming stories of triumph and tribulations at the MyStory event in Otara today, an event hosted by SouthSeas Healthcare Trust, in collaboration with the Office of the Children’s Commissioner. ...Read More

  • MyStory event heralds young Pacific voices

    SouthSeas Healthcare Trust, in collaboration with the Office of the Children’s Commission, is hosting the MyStory event in South Auckland on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at the Otara Recreational Centre, culminating in a special dinner to celebrate SouthSeas Healthcare Trust’s 18th anniversary. ...Read More

  • New website reconnects South Seas with local Otara community

    South Seas Healthcare Trust is reconnecting with the local Otara community with a brand new website to re-engage with families most in need of their specially-designed Pacific services. ...Read More

  • South Seas Healthcare Trust announces new CEO

    Pacific health provider South Seas Healthcare Trust has announced a new CEO, Silao Vaisola Sefo, to oversee the growth of the organisation and provide leadership at Otara’s biggest health and social service centre. ...Read More

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