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Family Start now in Gore and Mataura

The introduction of the Family Start programme to Gore and Mataura is set to provide invaluable support for families in need.

Posted: Tuesday October 3, 2017

Here Come the Brides

It was a case of Here Come the Brides at Vickery Court recently, with the Wedding Expo of Dresses Through the Ages proving a hit with residents and families alike.

Posted: Tuesday October 3, 2017

Twenty Five Years of Frankton Court Celebrated

Twenty-five years of Frankton Court has been celebrated, with residents past and present enjoying a special lunch to mark the occasion.

Posted: Tuesday September 19, 2017

Abundant Artistic Talent at Peacehaven Village

Artistic flair is flourishing within Peacehaven Village and now, the public will get to view the talent of both staff and residents.

Posted: Wednesday September 13, 2017

Robotic Baby Seal Could Transform Lives 

A robotic baby seal could change the lives of residents with dementia at Invercargill’s Peacehaven Village. 

Posted: Tuesday August 22, 2017

Winter Wonderland at Resthaven Village

Staff, residents and their families got right into the Christmas spirit with Gore’s Resthaven Village transformed into a Winter Wonderland for the month of June.

Posted: Tuesday August 22, 2017

Face Your Future Event Inspires Invercargill Teen

Invercargill teen Darcy McMurdo has returned from the L’Oreal Face Your Future event more motivated than ever.

Posted: Wednesday August 16, 2017

Making Frankton Court Home

In their mid-60s, Faye and Deryck Marshall have made a home at Frankton Court and say it suits them down to the ground.

Posted: Wednesday June 28, 2017

Living Life to the Full

Kapa Haka, ukulele, 5km walks every second day – Peacehaven Village resident and breast cancer survivor Betty Anderson is proof that moving to a retirement village doesn’t need to slow you down. 

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Presbyterian Support (Enliven) named New Zealand’s most trusted aged care provider

New Zealanders have named Presbyterian Support (Enliven) as their ‘Most Trusted Aged Care and Retirement Village Brand’. 

Posted: Tuesday May 23, 2017

Funding Boost Secured

Local funders have continued their support of Presbyterian Support Southland, and it’s come with a funding increase from the ILT and ILT Foundation.

Posted: Wednesday April 26, 2017

Three decades at Peacehaven – and more to come

Peacehaven Village Care Worker Annette Allen brings up 30 years working for Presbyterian Support Southland in April 2017.

Posted: Tuesday April 4, 2017

Enliven Putting People First

Careful medicine management has made a huge difference for Walmsley House resident Enid McCauley - and her daughter is heaping praise on the care she is receiving. 

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2017

Something to Crow About

Peacehaven Village residents had something to crow about when their Year of the Rooster display picked up the Supreme Champion Exhibit at the 2017 Southland A&P Show.

Posted: Sunday March 19, 2017

Gumboots and a Good Time

Close to 90 Enliven residents and staff enjoyed a recent picnic and chance to get together.

Posted: Wednesday March 8, 2017

Foster Care Awareness Week

As we look to mark Foster Care Awareness Week, Family Works is still facing huge demand for foster families to open their homes to children and young people.

Posted: Sunday March 5, 2017

Family Start Programme Expanding

Help for families in need is now accessible in more parts of Southland than ever before, through the Family Start programme.

Posted: Tuesday February 28, 2017

Free app for parents proves hugely valuable

The free Baby&You App is full of relevant information for new or young parents. 

Posted: Tuesday February 14, 2017

Making a Contribution – and loving it!

Many 18-year-olds are more than happy to sit at home during their school holidays. Not Aidan Murdoch – he’d rather give his time to the residents at Peacehaven Village. 

Posted: Sunday January 29, 2017

H&J Smith Supporting Families at Christmas

More than 140 Invercargill children will be unwrapping special gifts on Christmas Day, thanks to the generosity of H&J Smith shoppers and the store itself. 

Posted: Thursday December 22, 2016