New Year's celebrations are almost here. As Auckland is set to welcome the new year in style, with a lighting show and fireworks across the city's landmarks.
This year's Kidz First Community Christmas event was a roaring success say the organisers. The week's festivities are aimed at helping whanaau of children who've accessed Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau services in the hospital, health centres and in the community during the past year.
The Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau Annual Staff Values Awards winners for 2022 have been announced. The winners were presented with their awards by Interim District Director Vanessa Thornton at a ceremony held at Ko Awatea.
Childhood vaccinations can slip to the back of your mind, especially with a pandemic to worry about. We know that many tamariki are behind with their childhood vaccinations.
Over the festive period it can be overwhelming to consider celebrating without alcohol, especially if your friends and family will be drinking. However, there are many ways to enjoy the season alcohol-free and plenty of non-alcoholic drink alternatives to enjoy at that festive occasion or gathering.
This summer you could consider making some small sustainable changes, to help make a real difference to our planet and your health. The warmer weather makes it a great time to be outside, getting stronger and healthier, while looking after our lovely planet.
Hari huritau (happy birthday) to Start Well, which in November this year celebrated five years of doing important mahi with young hapuu maamaa, their tamarki and whaanau.
Here are some of our local Ootaahuhu (Ōtāhuhu) Crime Prevention Team's top tips to keep your whaanau, valuables and property safe over the holiday silly season. Don’t leave valuables in your vehicle.
Mrs Kitty McQuilkin and Ms Summer Hawke, COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Leads, Counties Manukau, Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand
Kitty and Summer are a dynamic duo committed to equitable health outcomes. Together they led the Counties Manukau COVID-19 Vaccination Programme to protect the diverse communities of South Auckland.
Dr Tanith Alexander, a specialist in helping babies gain weight after an early delivery has just received a massive boost to her work at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau. Tanith, a 15-year Middlemore veteran has been given The Health Research Council’s Clinical Practitioners’ Reearch Fellowship totalling near $470,000.