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Aligning with Govt for our families

on 06/06/2018

Aligning with Govt for our families

In early May The Fono was visited by four MPs from the Labour – NZ First coalition government. It was a great opportunity for the MPs to hear about The Fono’s work and vision for our Pacific Community and their families.

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Giving it a go with Junior Jack Attack

on 25/05/2018

Giving it a go with junior jack attack

Since Sport Waitakere's purchase of the Junior Jack Attack kit from Bowls Australia, Community Sport Coordinator Javeed Ali has been busy connecting with community groups to give them a taste of Lawn Bowls. The Fono supports many Pasifika community groups across West and Central Auckland and we have been working with Javeed to link in with three groups.

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Leaving her mark

on 23/05/2018

Leaving her mark

Dentist Dr Sherin Takawi moved from Egypt to live on Auckland’s North Shore with her family at the tender age of six. As The Fono Central’s newest dentist, Sherin wants to ensure patients are not only satisfied with their care, but that they learn enough to manage their oral health well.

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Reducing Health Inequality

on 15/05/2018

Reducing Health Inequality

Although his father is a GP (general practitioner) Dr Jono Hoogerbrug had no grand schemes to become one himself while growing up on Auckland’s North Shore. However as he followed his passion for science and maths he found the best combination of the two came in the form of medicine, eventually landing him at The Fono.

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