Latest Media Releases and News

4 February 2015

HEALTH PIONEER SHARES 50 YEAR LEGACY WITH NEW BOOK

More than 40,000 patients have travelled from New Zealand and across the globe to receive an eczema treatment package from Pacific health pioneer Dr Joe Williams. In his first book Eczema - The Neglected Disease of Children, Dr Williams, who turned 80 in October last year, shares his legacy which spans more than 50 years.

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13 April 2015

FIRST PACIFIC WHANAU ORA SERVICE LAUNCHED IN NORTHLAND 

Health, social services and education provider The Fono has launched the first Northland Pacific Whanau Ora Service at the Kaikohe Memorial Hall on Friday. Whanau Ora is an inclusive approach to providing services and opportunities to families, and the service is the first of its kind specifically for Pacific families residing in Northland. In attendance were Maori Party Co-leader and Member of Parilament Hon. Marama Fox, members of the local Pacific community and the Te Hau Ora o Kaikohe Charitable Trust.  

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23 June 2015

DR JOE'S ECZEMA TREATMENT GROWS 

More than 40,000 patients worldwide have received an eczema treatment package from health pioneer Dr Joe Williams. Earlier this year Maori Television’s Native Affairs programme featured a story on Dr Joe Williams and his book on eczema and his eczema care package. A follow-up on Native Affairs, which screened on Monday June 22 states that more doctors are using his methods and more patients are seeking treatment, with positive results. 

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7 July 2015

OCA LAUNCHED TO DELIVER PACIFIC VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Oceania Career Academy (OCA) has been formed to build on existing efforts to generate a skilled workforce for sustainable employment of young Pacific people. The Academy stems from Auckland-based Pacific education pioneer C-Me Mentoring Foundation Trust in a strategic partnership with health and social services provider The Fono to deliver vocational training to Pacific youth. 

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11 November 2015

ELEVATING SARAH

Through the Geneva Elevator programme, Sarah Neale has been an employee of Oceania Media, publisher of SPASIFIK/Pacific Peoples Health. She has endured a lifetime of challenges and for her mother Kay, seeing her daughter eagerly heading to work each day has exceeded her expectations.

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