Winter People Magazine 20232 June 2023
This edition of People focuses on the challenges and celebrations experienced by the Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) community since our last edition.
Story of a Can2 June 2023
Octacan, the Family Works annual foodbank can appealIt might be a freezing cold day in Dunedin, the temperature biting as the Octagon slowly comes to life with people of all...
A family with a difference2 June 2023
Ranui Care Home celebrates 50 years!For 50 years Ranui (being the Māori word for ‘a place in the sun’) has been the home for a lot of older people.
Celebrating Vintage Fashion in Dunedin2 June 2023
The Shop On Carroll Vintage Fashion Show, held at Maggies in lower Stuart Street, was a sell-out event, and run in conjunction with iD Fashion Week 2023.
Bent but not broken2 June 2023
Jeffery McLeod, affectionately known as ‘Cloudy’, has lived just about all his life in New Zealand, mostly in Wanaka and a short stint in Sydney in the early 1980s.
Leaving a gift in your will2 June 2023
Judy Elliot had a special connection with Ranui, our Enliven care home in Alexandra. Judy was very supportive and was an enthusiastic member of the Ranui House Committee.
Toffee Apple Pie2 June 2023
A modern twist on an old classic, perfect to enjoy and share with friends on a cold day.
Geography no barrier to supporting PSO2 June 2023
John and Nancy Phelps-Keith have big hearts and support the work of Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) by making regular donations – from the other side of the world! The couple from...
One step at a time2 June 2023
Volunteering at Stepping StonesHonouring the collective energies and mana of volunteers in AotearoaMeet Neil Burrow, one of our wonderful volunteers at Stepping Stones, Dunedin.
Thirteen degrees and climbing2 June 2023
Family Works helping local people through winter with EnergyMateSitting in her lounge on a cold winter day, Linda should have been warm and cosy, but she wasn’t.
Volunteering vacancies2 June 2023
Club Enliven drivers (Dunedin) Car or van provided or you can use own vehicle 1. 5 - 3 hours per week, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays 9. 30 - 10.
Community Notice Board2 June 2023
175 years for First ChurchThe First Church of Otago recently celebrated their 175th birthday with a big birthday bash on the church grounds.
Youth Development (YouthGrow) has a new home with Flagstaff Community Church2 June 2023
It is with great excitement that we let you know that YouthGrow is now happily located and operating from the wonderful Flagstaff Community Church space.
Making a difference, together!2 June 2023
Now more than ever, Presbyterian Support Otago is helping local people through difficult times.
Message from the CEO2 June 2023
Tēnā koutou, In the last edition of People, I touched on the issue of the government announcing ‘pay parity’ for nurses working in the aged care sector to move pay levels...
Te Whatu Ora Southern Nursing Excellence Awards18 May 2023
Congratulations, to our amazing Enliven Director, Sally O’Connor, who was recognised at the recent Te Whatu Ora Southern Nursing Excellence Awards, receiving the Outstanding Service to Nursing Award.
COVID-19 Response Recognition Award16 May 2023
As an organisation it is always wonderful to feel appreciated! We were honoured last week to receive the COVID-19 Response Recognition Award from Prime Minister Chris Hipkins.