Celebrating the 5th annual PHS touch tournament

The Pasifika Choice Touch Tournament on 4 November saw many families getting active and spending time together. 42 teams participated in the tournament with each team having to include people of all ages so the whole family got involved. Te Awakairangi Health Network was a proud sponsor of this event which is run by Pacific…

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Blood Pressure checks event

On Saturday, we spent a beautiful sunny day at the Hutt Riverbank Markets taking Blood Pressures for free.  This event was part of the Big Blood Pressure Check events that Stroke Foundation organised.  It was awesome that 210 people joined us on the day to get their blood pressure checked and have a chat about…

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Ways to Wellbeing at Work

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, Te Awakairangi Health Network and the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand hosted a workshop to help workplaces identify simple and practical activities that increase wellbeing. Managers, employers and health and safety staff attended from a variety of businesses and industries. The workshop covered: – The Five Ways to…

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Bowel Cancer Screening

Bowel cancer is one of NZ’s most common cancers with more than 3000 New Zealanders being diagnosed each year. A FREE screening programme is being rolled out from June. If you’re between 60 and 74 years old, you’ll receive a Bowel Screening pack in the mail over the next two years. Read More Here

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