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Elder Financial Grooming & Abuse Consumer Advocacy Campaign Launched At BewareCare NZ

Press Release – BewareCare NZ

A national and international private practice service provider in the field of Family & Relationship Counselling & Mediation has committed to privately funding a Consumer Advocacy Campaign regarding the practice of Elderly financial … Read more »

New Resource Aimed To Destroy Myths About Down Syndrome

Press Release – New Zealand Down Syndrome Association

The new Living with Down Syndrome publication will destroy myths and help overcome barriers for people with Down syndrome to reach their full potential. The New Zealand Down Syndrome Association (NZDSA) this week published the enhanced 2020 edition of … Read more »

5 New Imported Cases; No New Community Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are again no new community cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. There are five new cases from managed isolation. One other case has now recovered, meaning the total number of active cases is 74. The five cases today include three … Read more »

How Will The New World Look Under Covid-19? More Equal? Dystopian?

Article – Nathan Hoturoa Gray

“Neo-liberalism is a theory of governance without governing. Four decades in, this is precisely what the USA has. Outside of major American cities, and increasingly inside them, the country is falling apart. The capitalist view of employment is to … Read more »

No New Community Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new community cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. One case from managed isolation, which was under further investigation yesterday, has been reclassified as a confirmed case which has now recovered. Three other cases … Read more »

11 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 to report since our previous media update at 1pm on Friday all from managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. Five of these cases are part of the day 6 testing of international fishing crew in … Read more »

Where To Get Tested In Auckland During Labour Weekend (24-26 October)

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

The metro Auckland DHBs (Waitemat, Auckland and Counties Manukau) will operate seven community testing centres (CTCs) through the long weekend (24-26 October) to ensure people in the city have good access to a COVID-19 test if they need one. Many … Read more »

The Reward For Good Pandemic Leadership: Lessons From Jacinda Ardern’s New Zealand Reelection

Article – The Conversation

The recent reelection of the Jacinda Ardern-led Labour government in New Zealand offers leaders elsewhere a potent lesson about how best to respond to COVID-19 . Saving lives is, not surprisingly, a real vote-winner. Read more »

COVID-19 Testing Is Available In Northland Over The Long Weekend For People With Symptoms Of COVID

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

For people who are unwell enough to need to see a doctor with COVID-19 symptoms Testing is available at Emergency Departments and Whitecross Whangarei every day For people with milder symptoms who would not usually see a doctor for these … Read more »

NZNO Escalates Primary Health Care Strike Action

Press Release – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has issued a strike notice today covering some 3200 Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and receptionist/administration staff across more than 500 practices and accident/medical centres nationwide. The first … Read more »

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