Archive: 02/09/2022

Te Piki Oranga kaimahi made 1,336 calls to potentially flood-affected whānau, supporting with kai, medications, and health concerns

Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga Lorraine Staunton describes the incredible experience Te Piki Oranga kaimahi had connecting and reconnecting with whānau across the Top of the South through check-in phone calls throughout the weather event.


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Community comes together to support Anakiwa residents in need after severe weather

District Nurse and COVID-19 vaccinator Ann Arnold tells the story of crossing a slumped road in gumboots to reach her cut-off patient and describes the support Outward Bound and Community Support Services have been providing amid limited access to Anakiwa. 


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Innovative use of data helps drive better emergency response

Quick use of innovative data analysis helped our health partners support a massive civil defence, welfare and public health response to the severe weather event in Te Tauihu. 


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