Meet Ministry For Pacific Peoples Community Leadership Award Winner Chris Te'o. Chris is the founder of USO Bike Ride, an organisation that uses cycling to raise cancer awareness in the Māori and Pacific communities, and set up the Bikes in Schools Programme for children in Porirua.#SunPixAwards2019
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Alistar Kata talked to Clinical Psychologist Dr Elizabeth Mati about how our Pacific people can stay mentally well during lockdown.-For more information on Le Va's #CatchYourself initiative: https://www.leva.co.nz/our-work/catchyourself-Make sure you're staying up to date with the Government's Covid-19 information here: https://covid19.govt.nz/-For more information on looking after your mental wellbeing: https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/Further resources: Le Va Supporting Pasifika to unleash their full potential www.leva.co.nzMental Wealth: Equipping young people to look after their mental health. www.mentalwealth.nzAtu-Mai Preventing violence by supporting families to have respectful relationships www.atumai.nzMana Restore Enhancing mental health literacy in online gaming www.manarestore.nzAunty Dee Shaping resiliency in young people with e-mental health tools www.auntydee.co.nzHelplines: 1737 - Free call or text 1737. Kiwis feeling down can talk to a trained counsellor for free.
Sela Alo spoke with Tagata Pasifika after his diagnosis with Covid-19. He shared a strong message to Pacific communities of the importance to stay home and stay local.
Magele Sosefina Paletaoga has recently been appointed the new CEO of Ōtara Health after years of work as an educator. As the head of one of the key health bodies in South Auckland, she’s determined to serve the needs of Pacific families through Covid-19 and beyond.
Associate Clinical Director for Pacific at ProCare Health Dr Justine Mesui spoke with Tagata Pasifika about the importance of Pacific people seeking medical assistance for health conditions not related to Covid-19.
Meet the 2019 ProCare Top Year 5 Pacific Medical Student at the University of Auckland, Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati.
She used to work in finance, specializing in investment management. Now, Manurewa local Pauline Fotu-Moala specializes in making delicious treats and desserts - without the guilt. Ikuna Taste is Pauline's new venture, creating affordable Keto, Plant-based and Paleo goodies for her customers.
South Seas Healthcare recently celebrated its 20th year helping to improve the health of Pasifika people in South Auckland. John Pulu caught up with the inspiring SouthSeas clinical director and founding member, Tagaloa Dr Andrew Chan Mow.
A group of researchers visiting Auckland this week are looking into traditional Polynesian health practices as a way of coping with modern life.