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New Event Aims to Add Fun into Stopping Smoking

Press Release – ProCare Health

New Event Aims to Add Fun into Stopping Smoking for Mori Women Ready Steady Wahine launched in Auckland Recent statistics indicate that only 62% of young Mori women are smokefree, and remain the highest smoking population group in New Zealand. Ready … Read more »

Carers desperately need some care, new report shows

Press Release – New Zealand Carers Alliance

New Zealands respite care system is in crisis and needs urgent attention, says a new report from the New Zealand Carers Alliance. Prepared by the Alliance in association with Alzheimers NZ and IHC, the new report documents the significant problems facing … Read more »

AIA’s new Vitality ambassadors: Ian Jones and Jess Quinn

Press Release – AIA

Rugby great Ian Jones and health and wellness advocate Jess Quinn to help New Zealanders live healthier, longer, better lives AUCKLAND, 24 May 2019 Life insurer AIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Jones and Jess Quinn as AIA Vitality ambassadors. … Read more »

Developmental Surveillance Program for early autism IDing

Press Release – Autism NZ

Early detection of autism is critical as it provides access to early intervention, improving childrens developmental outcomes and quality of life, and decreasing family stress. Read more »

PM breaks another commitment on early intervention

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government has failed to deliver on the Prime Ministers promise to ensure an additional 1750 children would receive early intervention support, Nationals Early Childhood Education spokesperson Nicola Willis says. In May 2018 the Prime … Read more »

Coopting the Beatles

Article – Tikkun

The music of the 1960s had unique expressive power because it both expressed and helped to constitute the deepened sense of meaning and purpose that broke through the surface of the world during that historic upsurge of social being. When the Doors … Read more »

Otago Museum wins Arts Access Museums Award 2019

Press Release – Otago Museum

Otago Museum was presented the Arts Access Museums Award 2019 for its collaboration with the local autistic community at theServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards 2019 at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington on Wednesday 22 May. Read more »

Wellycon – the biggest, fun, friendly board game convention

Press Release – Wellycon

Wellycon, New Zealands biggest, fun, friendliest annual board game convention, is back for its 12th year! This Queens Birthday weekend, 1-2 June 2019, over 1000 board gamers of all ages will be welcomed to the Indian Sports and Cultural Centre … Read more »

Vote Health needs an extra $1.3 billion just to stand still

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Bill Rosenberg, Economist and Policy Director for the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) and Lyndon Keene, Director of Policy and Research, for the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) have conducted a detailed analysis of what … Read more »

Charging the Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism

Article – The Conversation

The gunman in the mosque attacks had already faced 50 murder charges before a new terrorism charge was brought against him this week. Mick Tsikas/AAP Read more »

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