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Primary Outreach
Nursing Support Service

The Primary Nursing Outreach Service provides health checks, monitoring of patient health care plans, and facilitate health promotion and patient education.
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Services we offer:  

  • Community and GP- integrated Pacific-friendly supported care in the management of patients with long term and lifestyle conditions  

  • Advanced physical nursing assessments and evaluations  

  • Flexible, free clinic/home visit health checks 

  • Timely nurse follow-up following an acute event or hospital admission 

  • Translation support and advocacy for Pacific persons with complex medical and social issues  

  • Health education and informational support one-on-one or group sessions 

  • Facilitate GP enrolment and access to clinical appointments 

  • National Scheduled Immunisations and Covid-19 and Influenza vaccinations

  • Well Child specialist nurse service Thriving Cores (see Well Child) 

  • Nurse Practitioner 


We provide additional health access for Pacific People of all ages with highest health needs (HHN) with following issues:

  • Long-term health conditions

  • Frequent admission to hospitals

  • Families with high social, economic  and health needs

  • Not enrolled in a GP – (we will facilitate enrolment)

  • Recent permanent resident migrant

  • Special referral by GP or specialist




Telephone:  (04) 577 0394


Drop in Pacific Health Serice Hutt Valley, 1 Hewer Crescent, PO Box 35 027, Naenae, Hutt Valley, 5011.


Referrals from:


  • GP Practices

  • Hospitals

  • Family or Friend

  • Allied Health

  • Community Health Workers

  Click this Referral Form Link 

   Mobile Nursing Unit   


  • Community based health assessments, vaccinations and health promotion activities. 

  • The mobile unit is equipped with appropriate equipment to complete health assessments in a safe and secure environment.

  • Also available for combined activities with our stakeholders and partners promoting well-being in community based settings.

Amanda Matautia
Primary Healthcare
and Outreach Nurse  

Amanda Matautia has been with Pacific Health Service Hutt Valley for 5 months as a Primary Health and Outreach Nurse. After graduating from the Bachelor of Nursing Pacific at Whitireia she spent the first 5 years of her career in the Medical Assessment and Planning Unit at Hutt Hospital where she was able to refine her clinical and assessment skills. As her family began to expand, she decided to step in the community space and has spent the last 3 years as a District Nurse. She has a post graduate diploma in Long Term Conditions and is now working towards certification in Well Child Tamariki Ora. Amanda is of Cook Island decent from the Island of Atiu. Living and working in Lower Hutt she is passionate about providing expert care to those in the community she knows and loves.

Shivashni Narayan
Primary Healthcare 

Shivashni is a New Zealand born Fijian Indian who has been working at Pacific Health Service Hutt Valley for 3 years. Shivashni has since completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Science and is on the pathway to completing the Registered Nurse Prescribing in Community Health paper to become a designated nurse prescriber. Shivashni is passionate about community health and strives to provide best health outcomes for the Pacific community.

Anoushka Alo
Primary Healthcare 

I am a Samoan / Japanese hybrid from the villages of Nofoali'i, Safotu, Leulumoega and Paia. As an RN, my practice is driven by a nursing philosophy deeply rooted in Pacific cultural values, frameworks and a profound respect for cultural diversity. I was a Gynaecology Registered Nurse at Te Whatu Ora Wellington since 2018 and have recently joined the PHS and NET Pacific aiga in July 2023.

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Talalelei Faifai
Primary Healthcare 

Talalelei Faifai is a New Zealand born Samoan who trained at the former Wellington Polytechnic in the early 1990s and graduated with a Diploma in Nursing.

Talalelei has worked as a nurse for over 28 years in various health settings, including older persons rehabilitation, general medical, telehealth, agency nursing, and aged care in Wellington, Brisbane, and the Gold Coast. She started at Pacific Health Service Hutt Valley in April 2022 and is a Primary Health and Outreach Nurse. 

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