An unopened envelope12 June 2019
Among donations received by our retail shops was an unopened envelope, addressed to Miss I Stevens in Purakanui.
Media Release: Octacan collection to support local foodbank7 June 2019
The annual Octacan collection, in support of Family Works foodbank, will take place on Thursday, 20 June from 7. 30am in the lower Octagon.
Can you help fill the gap?29 May 2019
Over the last 10 years, we have watched Octacan steadily grow, and it has become a key event in winter calendars.
Family Works in the community across Otago29 May 2019
Our Family Works team has approximately 50 employees, and over 160 volunteers, focused on supporting positive change, strong families and healthy communities.
Walking the Taieri track to support Youth Workers29 May 2019
Over 400 keen walkers arrived at Dunedin Railway Station on Sunday, 5 May 2019, ready for a day exploring the gorge.
Foodbank donation from school competition29 May 2019
Our Family Works foodbank in Dunedin was delighted to receive a very generous donation from Otago Boys' High School.
Changes to our Board Chair and Chief Executive29 May 2019
Unfortunately, Michael Parker (above left) will not be returning as Chief Executive at Presbyterian Support Otago, and recruitment for a Chief Executive is underway.
Registered nurses join our team29 May 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Southern District Health Board in April to pilot an Older People’s Health Nursing Development Programme.
Volunteers in the spotlight29 May 2019
Did you know that almost half of our team – over 600 people – are volunteers? They contribute thousands of hours every month to support our cause.
Be the reason someone smiles today28 May 2019
Where did the last six months go? It’s June and officially winter. We are gearing up for our annual Octacan event on 20 June.
New 'PowerStation' to be launched21 May 2019
Tonight, the recently-formed Tāngata Moana Komiti and Presbyterian Support Otago will launch a new ‘PowerStation’ as part of the Pāsifika PowerUP Flexplus programme.
Madeleine named award winner15 May 2019
We were pleased to join the Southern District Health Board and Otago Polytechnic to celebrate the Otago Nursing Excellence Awards this week.