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Manurewa centre explore new ways to connect with whānau

Centre Manager Inano Lotulelei (far right) addressing parents during an engagement workshop with parents. The Pacific Early Learning Community Centre (PELCC/The Centre) in Rowandale, Manurewa has been operating since 2020. With a roll of 28 children, PELCC aims to care for children of all cultures, aged between 2-5 years old. PELCC participated in the Early …

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Community workshops focus on solutions to reduce alcohol-related harm

A series of community workshops has given local people an opportunity to help reduce alcohol-related harm where they live, learn, work, and play in South Auckland. Healthy Families South Auckland (The Cause Collective) hosted four community workshops for residents, church ministers, youth, and sports and fitness advocates to lead the design of effective solutions to …

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New approach helping Pacific ECE strengthen ties with families

Fetu-i-Sasa’e Aoga Amata East Tamaki is currently taking part in the Early Years Project (EYP) offered by Healthy Families South Auckland (HFSA). They are in search of ways to get better engagement with parents given a diminishing early childhood centre roll. This has been mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In building the capability of …

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A year in review – Healthy Families South Auckland (The Southern Initiative)

It has been a year of advancements and adjustments for the Healthy Families South Auckland team at The Southern Initiative. “Like most Healthy Families New Zealand teams across Aotearoa, this year involved a lot of adapting our work due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” says Healthy Families South Auckland manager Winnie Hauraki. “In the second …

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A year in review – Healthy Families South Auckland (The Cause Collective)

2021 has been a year of several highs and a couple of lows for Healthy Families South Auckland (The Cause Collective). We will begin with the lows which a few and far between – these are tied to Covid-19 and the associated lockdowns which do slow the progress of our mahi together with our community …

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