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Te Ama Pasefika Health

Te Ama Pasefika Health is promoting the well-being of Pacific people. Each week you’ll hear interviews with studio guests giving advice on health, education, employment and other support services that encourage wellness and foster healthy, happy lives for Pasefika people in New Zealand.

Presenters

  • Presenter: Fale Puka

    Fale is deeply immersed in the health and well-being of the Pacific communities with extensive experience in Pacific NGO’s including child health and mental health projects, as a Health Board interpreter, an employment advisor for the Labour Dept and now as a community counsellor on health issues. Fale is a devoted grandma who dreams of holidays on the beach in Rarotonga eating mangoes, uto and breadfruit.

  • Producer / Presenter: Melemele Puka

    Melemele’s earlier work as a Like Minds promoter and radio host ignited a passion in him to make a difference in Pacific Health. The father of a young family has a certificate in public health and a strong interest in health promotion. Melemele and wife Liana are proud Westies where the keen rugby supporter can also enjoy fishing and gardening.

Te Ama Pasefika Health

Tuesday, 2 March, 2021

Pasefika health and well-being

Each week you’ll hear interviews with studio guests giving advice on health, education, employment and other support services

Previous podcasts

  • TUESDAY 23/02/2021

  • TUESDAY 16/02/2021

  • TUESDAY 9/02/2021

  • TUESDAY 2/02/2021

  • Eye care with Dr Cunningham

    • TUESDAY 24/11/2020
    • Health

    Specialist Cataract Surgeon, Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgeon Dr William Cunningham joins the programme to explain what people should do at different ages to care for their eyes, from new-born right through to seniors, and offers advice on common things to look out for. Dr Cunningham is the current chair of RANZCO Maori and Pacific Eye Health Committee.

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