Health Headlines

Governor General announced as Wildbase Recovery’s patron

Press Release – Wildbase Recovery

Wildbase Recovery Community Trust Patron, His Excellency Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, Governor General of New Zealand, adds his support to Wildbase Recovery Community Trusts fundraising efforts with a visit … Read more »

Whaling decision, artificial sweetener debate, squids

Column – Science Media Centre

Whaling decision; Science Radar; Artifical debate; Disasters; Quoted; Election Q&A; Friday video; Policy news; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Sci-tech events Read more »

Parkinson’s visual art and poetry competition announced

Press Release – Parkinsons New Zealand

A nationwide art competition encouraging New Zealanders to think out loud about what its like to live with Parkinsons disease has been launched today by Parkinsons New Zealand in advance of Parkinsons Awareness Week 1-7 November. Read more »

The selling of New Zealand by our prime minister

Article – Charles Drace

The selling of New Zealand by our prime minister By Charles Drace 19 September 2014 Read more »

Canterbury nephrologist Nick Cross leading National Service

Press Release – Canterbury DHB

Dr Nick Cross has been appointed Clinical Director of the National Renal Transplantation Service and chaired the services first meeting on Wednesday (September 17, 2014). Read more »

Free policy and evaluation services

Press Release – Allen And Clarke

Today we are calling for organisations, whether government, non-government or community-based, to express their interest in pro bono research, policy, or evaluation services during late 2014. Read more »

Extension of Solid Energy’s remediation indemnity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Government officials are working with Solid Energy to extend the companys remediation indemnity, which will meet the future costs of returning the companys mining land to its pre-mined condition, Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises … Read more »

First “Young nurse of the year” chosen

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The first ever NZNO Young Nurse of Year, Plunket nurse Katrina Coleman was honoured this evening at an awards dinner in Wellington. Read more »

Nurse wins prestigious Te Akenei Hei Māori health award

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Maureen Allan, Te Rarawa, Ng Puhi and Tainui, is the latest recipient of Te Rnanga o Aotearoa NZNOs prestigious Akenehi Hei Award. The award is for a significant contribution to Mori health. A nurse with a long career community health, a Masters … Read more »

Students will SpeakOut against mental health stigma

Press Release – SpeakOut NZ

Stigma surrounding mental health will be tackled by a new youth-led, non-profit initiative called SpeakOut. Read more »

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