Twelve-year-old Josie and her younger sister Tia are helping to make washable cloth hats for staff at Enliven homes to wear in the kitchens.
The 11-year-old started volunteering at the home in July as part of the William Pike Challenge – which requires students to do 20 hours’ community work.
Jenny Darby has worked towards some fantastic achievements in less than a year as manager of Enliven’s Chalmers Home.
Nell Tawera MacDonald may be familiar to many people in Wairarapa.She has spent the past 20 years selling real estate
Service worker Chrissy Whelan says Brightwater Home has provided that family environment that she was missing so much.
A good sense of humour, flexibility and passion are key to Linda’s role.
Nikki has now worked for more than five years at Kandahar Home, most recently in its hospital area.
The new manager at Enliven’s Huntleigh Home and Apartments is familiar with the home and many of the staff. Anna
Enrolled nurse Vicki Close has worked between Enliven’s two Levin homes for almost 18 years and wouldn’t have it any other way.
“We’re our own little family at Reevedon Home,” she notes. “It’s all of our responsibility to look after the people and the place.”
When Longview Home’s new manager Noelette Matthews was interviewed for her role there were some important additions to the panel.
Longview Home residents Jacqueline Brooky and former All Black Bruce Watt were involved in the later stage of the interview process to ensure Noelette would be a good fit for the Tawa home.