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Tapuaki pregnancy education courses for Pacific women


16 March 2017


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Tapuaki - pregnancy education for the whole family

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.

When a Tongan woman becomes pregnant, she and her family are considered blessed - Tapuaki.

Tapuaki is therefore the name chosen for the new pregnancy education talanoa for Pacific women that has been launched by South Seas Healthcare.

The talanoa-style sessions are available at Otara, Mangere and Manurewa. 

Helpful information is available for expectant mums, for expectant dads, and for members of the whole family. If you're a first-time Pasifika mother, and under 25, a Tapuaki course is ideal for you. 

Pasifika midwives and health professionals have gathered together the best Pasifika health practises and guides to give the best support for expectant mums and their families.

Tapuaki courses are offered in Pacific languages as well as English, and if you or your family require additional support, the talanoa can be held at your home.

To book your place or for more information 

Please contact Narita Vaivai, Pasifika Pregnancy & Parenting Education Service Coordinator 

Download a registration form

email narita

Call 09 273 9017 ext 281

Call or text 027 550 9719

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South Seas Healthcare

Physical address: 14 Fair Mall, Auckland 2023
Phone: 09 273 9017

Clinic opening hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 6pm
Saturday: 8 am – 1 pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Public Holidays: CLOSED 

For After Hours Weekend and Holidays:

East Tamaki Healthcare, 160 Bairds Road, Otara
Phone: 09 274 3414

and East Care Health, 260 Botany Road, Botany      
Phone: 09 277 1516

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