Hei kona!

Sadly, we have to say goodbye to a few kaimahi this quarter. We wish them all the very best for their future whether they were moving to a new job, or having well-deserved time off for their wellness, or moving overseas or reuniting with their families due to illness. Hei kona ra!

Kaimahi ki Wairau:

  • Ripeka Houkamau, Pūkenga Kaiwhakahaere (Site Manager)
  • Brad Inobio, Pūkenga Atawhai (Community Nurse)
  • Jessica Foster, Pūkenga Atawhai (Community Nurse)
  • Fawad Shah, Alcohol & Other Drug Clinician
  • Gaylene Te Hore, Pūkenga Manaaki (Whānau Navigator)

Kaimahi ki Whakatū:

  • Michelle Edwards, Pūkenga Kaiwhakahaere (Site Manager)
  • Tania Penaia-Ryan, Pūkenga Atawhai (Community Nurse)
  • Roberta Simpkins, Kaimahi-a-Iwi (Social Worker)
  Brad Inobio (right) with Janos Araneta and Rossana Rogers at his poroake.

Brad Inobio (right) with Janos Araneta and Rossana Rogers at his poroake.

  Lunch at Fairweather's for Ripeka Houkamau poroake.

Lunch at Fairweather's for Ripeka Houkamau poroake.

  Rossana Rogers helping Ripeka Houkamau with her new scarf.

Rossana Rogers helping Ripeka Houkamau with her new scarf.

  Ripeka having a giggle after once we've figured how to put her scarf on.

Ripeka having a giggle after once we've figured how to put her scarf on.

  Anne Hobby giving Michelle Edwards her taonga.

Anne Hobby giving Michelle Edwards her taonga.

  A tearful but thankful Michelle Edwards at her poroake.

A tearful but thankful Michelle Edwards at her poroake.

 F awad Shah and the team at Blenheim/Wairau on his last day at Te Piki Oranga and New Zealand.

Fawad Shah and the team at Blenheim/Wairau on his last day at Te Piki Oranga and New Zealand.