Pursuing excellence is nothing new to Dr Julienne Faletau, an analyst for the Pacific Health Development Team. "It's ingrained in me. Raised in the anga fakatonga way (Tongan way). My culture teaches me how to treat and relate to people and has influenced my work ethic.
Mateata Teatao talks about the importance of her Kiribati culture and passion for helping Pacific people
In celebration of Kiribati Language Week, Fanau Ola Social Worker Mateata Teatao talks about the importance of her culture and her passion for helping Pacific people through their most vulnerable times. "I always knew I wanted to help people.
Dreaming of a new life rich with opportunities, Luisa Lilo’s parents immigrated from Samoa to New Zealand in the 1950s. Like many other Samoan families, it was not always easy when they first came to Aotearoa.
Thank you to all of our Admin professionals who play a crucial role in organizing our hospital services! Today we specially acknowledge Clerical Coordinator Julie Robertson, who is about to celebrate 21 years of service working for Counties Manukau District Health Board.
Growing up in the Philippines provided Clyde Ypil with resilience, coping skills and empathy – qualities that he puts to good use in our Emergency Department. "Life in the Philippines is tough but it taught me a lot about compassion.
Our Orderly and Cleaners Departments were treated to a special thank you from students of neighbouring Kings College, this week. On Tuesday 15 March, delicious home baking made by the students, and beautifully decorated, was delivered as a thank you for the all the hard work done through COVID-19.
Patrick describes coming back to CM Health as ‘returning home’ and we wanted to find out - what else apart from his work drives Patrick – the answer – a 1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass named “Tammy”.
After 47 years of service to CM Health, Linda Tucker, Lab Technician in our Biochemistry Department, is heading off to a well-earned retirement.
Fale Suemai has been with Counties Manukau Health for 26 and half years as an Orderly Driver at Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit and is retiring on 26 November 2021.
CM Health Staff Profile: Team manager on a mission to help raise awareness for Pacific people’s mental health
In celebration of Niue Language Week, our staff member Iris Feilo-Naepi talks about the importance of her culture and her mission to help raise awareness for Pacific people’s mental health. Born in Auckland, Iris was raised by her maternal grandparents since she was a baby.