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Vaka Atafaga Pacific Nursing Service

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Description

Vaka Atafaga Pacific Nursing Service is a nurse-led service of experienced registered nurses who deliver home-based services to Pacific families and whānau in the Porirua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington regions.

We support you and your family to:

  • manage your current health and wellbeing challenges
  • access culturally appropriate health literacy and education
  • access appropriate health services
  • address child and youth challenges

Staff

Meet our team here

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

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Referral

We take referrals from health or social services, education providers, mental health services or self-referrals.
Click here for a referral form.

Home visit provider

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

Many of our services are free, however there may be some charges associated to some services.

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We are closed during all public holidays and for two-weeks over the Christmas period.   We will inform you of our closure over Christmas on our website closer to the time.

Languages Spoken

Samoan, Tokelauan, English

Services Provided

Community nursing

Case management

  • Case management
Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

  • Pregnancy vaccinations
  • Catch-up missed vaccinations
  • 65 year old vaccinations
  • Child flu vaccine
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Childhood immunisation programme
  • 45 year old vaccinations
  • Adult flu vaccine
  • Diphtheria / Tetanus / Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Shingles vaccine
  • Privately funded vaccinations
  • Workplace flu vaccinations

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Education and training
Pacific People
Information & support
Well Child Tamariki Ora
Advocacy
Family / whānau support
Pregnancy and parenting

Car seats and safety, Breastfeeding support, Whānau support

  • Car seats and safety
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Whānau support
Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Mindfulness and mental wellbeing

  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
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Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Wheelchair accessible toilet, Mobility parking space

Region

Wellington

Contact Details

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Ground Floor, 6 Hagley Street
Porirua City Centre
Porirua
Wellington 5022

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Street Address

Ground Floor, 6 Hagley Street
Porirua City Centre
Porirua
Wellington 5022

Postal Address

PO Box 5859
Wellington 6145

This page was last updated at 9:58AM on June 19, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Vaka Atafaga Pacific Nursing Service.