ECE centres involved in HFSA Early Years Project co-designing and thriving

Early Childhood Education Centres involved in the Healthy Families South Auckland’s (HFSA) Early Years Project, report better engagement with families since taking part in the capability-building workshops. “Before we were always communicating to our parents, we never communicated with each other. Now we plan events with them rather than deciding on our own and telling […]

Changes to Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act: OK, alright, it’s about d#!%n timeı

For South Auckland where the sheer number of liquor outlets has been deemed ‘out of control’ and the social effect of alcohol abuse is a major issue, the community welcomes the greater powers proposed in Justice Minister, Hon Kiritapu Allan’s recent announcement. In 2017, Healthy Families South Auckland (HFSA) alongside Auckland Council’s Democracy Services and […]

Teaching Systems Change – Baruk Jacob

In September, Baruk Jacob stepped away from his role as Capability Lead for Healthy Families South Auckland, ending a four-year stint with the team based at The Southern Initiative. During that time he oversaw the building of team capability in Healthy Families South Auckland when it came to strengthening and embedding the six conditions of […]