News and Blog


Positive Change towards Proactive Youth Health and Wellness

Health Connections are pleased to announce that as of March 1st 2020 young people can choose to enroll with Health Connections as their primary care provider.  […]

Thank you for recognition of service by Health Connections

Health Connections are please to have received an email with this message – sent to CMDHB: “This serves as a thank you to CMDHB for awarding […]

It’s partnership that gets the outcomes!

It’s so good to be able to share the celebrations of Health Connections The Kōkako Immunisation Award for Service Delivery and Practice with our colleagues at […]

What our young people are saying …

Nothing more important than having feedback from the young people we serve. “They’re [Health Connections] a big help – thank you” – Young person “My health […]

Primary Healthcare Awards

We are excited have Health Connections service and staff members nominated for the upcoming Primary Healthcare Awards.  This is a real opportunity to celebrate Health Connections […]

Introducing… Erin Thompson, Practice Manager

It’s a great privilege to introduce the fabulous people who make Health Connections what it is – the place to improve the outcomes for children and […]

Recipients of the Kōkako Immunisation Award for Service Delivery and Practice

Presented by The Immunisation Advisory Centre last week.  

“Ready for the Outbreak” – Maria Kekus

Health Connections’ provides timely catch-up immunisations to protect those children and young people most in need.

Working together to improve the mental health of indigenous children: A systematic review

Great work follows you around. Maria Kekus led a new initiative for young people and addressing their mental health. Gone were the traditional methods and in […]

Introducing Patricia Mitchell and Maria Kekus