Easter / ANZAC hours 201918 April 2019
Easter / ANZAC hours Open days and times for Presbyterian Support Otago locations over Easter and ANZAC Day are listed below, along with contact number if you need to get in...
Presbyterian Support Otago welcomes SDHB Registered Nurses into our teams16 April 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago was very pleased to sign a Memorandum of Understanding this week with the Southern District Health Board, to pilot an Older People’s Health Nursing Development Programme.
Increase costs puts demand on Otago families25 February 2019
For some families, even on two incomes, the challenge of meeting rental and utility costs is becoming more difficult as the cost of living increases faster than incomes.
Lifelong benefits of a Buddy25 February 2019
The Buddy Programme, run by Family Works, is focused on providing emotional and social support to children (Young Buddies) matched with trained volunteers (Adult Buddies).
Build a bike25 February 2019
An exciting opportunity was presented to Family Works to partner with STIHL and engage in a community initiative as a team building session during their corporate conference held in Dunedin...
A word with Nina25 February 2019
Nina Lunn recently rejoined our team when she began as the Manager at Holmdene Enliven Care Home in Balclutha.
Meal delivery to Oamaru hospital25 February 2019
Our kitchen team at Iona Enliven Care Home in Oamaru recently increased the number of daily meals they make and distribute by about 100 meals a day.
A desire to support young people25 February 2019
For Kered Taylor this year is another important step in pursuing a career supporting young people.
Thank you for supporting our Christmas appeal25 February 2019
Support for our Christmas Appeal last December came from so many people – individuals and families, schools and kindergartens, and businesses.
Coming soon25 February 2019
TAIERI GORGE RAIL WALK The annual Taieri Gorge Rail Walk is happening on Sunday, 5 May 2019. Presbyterian Support Otago are the recipients this year.
Be the reason someone smiles today!25 February 2019
What will 2019 bring? As we head into a new year we can be faced with exciting possibilities and some unexpected challenges.
Benefits of a Buddy11 January 2019
‘A seed that fell from a tree in autumn, can one day grow to be a tree itself in spring.
Thanks for your support in 201817 December 2018
2018 has been a busy, fulfilling and inspiring year for Presbyterian Support Otago staff and volunteers.
Countless hours given by volunteers every year3 December 2018
Over 600 people volunteer with Presbyterian Support Otago, and they contribute almost 60,000 hours every year.
Generous donation makes an impact in Central Otago30 November 2018
At this time of the year Family Works is preparing to support over 220 families across Otago, helping to make sure they can have a Christmas season to celebrate.
Generous giving comes in many shapes and sizes30 November 2018
Gift-giving is an important tradition during the Christmas season for many; it is a way to demonstrate care between friends and family and is the source of smiles on the...
New faces in our fundraising team30 November 2018
We’ve recently welcomed two new Fundraising team members - Jude and Hannah.
Spotlight on Wanaka30 November 2018
Wanaka is one of the beautiful towns in Central Otago. It was founded in the 19th Century during the Gold Rush.
Life membership presented30 November 2018
A highlight at our 2018 Annual General Meeting in October was the presentation of a Life Membership Award to Rev Dennis Povey.
Happy birthday Ross Home30 November 2018
After a year of planning, Ross Home celebrated its 100th birthday during October.
Send a teen to the movies30 November 2018
Teenagers can be hard to buy for, and are often the ones who can miss out when finances are challenging.
Kids continue to stock the bus30 November 2018
Stock the Bus 2018 was a hit! With nine stops on our route, we needed two buses this year to have enough room for all the generous donations.
Buddy team are community award winners30 November 2018
The Buddy Programme teams in Central Otago and Wanaka, and also in South Otago, were announced as category winners at the Trustpower Community Awards in October.
Twenty five years of support30 November 2018
Ron Sinclair has spent the last 25 years forging relationships with our supporters in Central and South Otago.
Give others your support this summer30 November 2018
Help us to spread the love… I hope you will join me, to help us make a positive change across our Otago community.
National winners at Iona30 November 2018
Iona Enliven Care Home in Oamaru was announced as category winner at the 2018 NZACA / EBOS Healthcare Excellence in Care Awards as part of the NZ Aged Care Association...
Rev Dennis Povey awarded Life Membership26 October 2018
Congratulations to Rev Dennis Povey, who was awarded Life Membership of Presbyterian Support Otago at the Annual General Meeting this week.
Celebrating a Century of Care - Ross Home15 October 2018
This article was published in The Star on Thursday 11 October. In 1918, an integral facility in the Northeast Valley community, Ross Home, was opened.
Iona is a great place for international staff13 September 2018
Iona Enliven Care Home in Oamaru was thrilled to be announced as a category winner during at the 2018 NZACA / EBOS Healthcare Excellence in Care Awards at the NZ...
Making a difference to bring a balance27 August 2018
Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft gave the illustration of a young person's life being like a four legged chair – home, school, friends, and community are the legs.