Health Headlines

IHC New Zealand pays tribute to Colin Meads

Press Release – IHC

Colin Meads – A man who made a difference Media release 20 August 2017 IHC New Zealand wishes to pay tribute to Colin Meads. Read more »

Reedy-Taare commends Buller Hospital community action

Press Release – The Maori Party

Maori Party candidate for Te Tai Tonga, Mei Reedy-Taare, has commended the whnau of Kawatiri for coming out in the mass hands around the hospital action against the proposed integrated family health centre. Read more »

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s first audio description

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Royal New Zealand Ballets first audio description Royal New Zealand Ballet will present its first audio described performances for blind and low vision patrons in Auckland with the ballet Romeo and Juliet , which opens in Wellington on 16 August … Read more »

Mayoral statement regarding Dunedin Hospital announcement

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Saturday, 19 August 2017) Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull has welcomed the Governments commitment to spend up to $1.4 billion on building a new hospital for the city and wider Otago/Southland regions, and is encouraged that it has listened … Read more »

Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of Health 19 August 2017 Media Statement Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history Dunedin will get a new $1 billion plus hospital, in what will be the largest build of its type in New Zealands history, … Read more »

Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum meeting update

Press Release – Joint Press Release

The Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum (CPLF) met on Wednesday 2 August in Wellington. CPLF is chaired by the Guilds President, with the Guild also taking responsibility for organising CPLF meetings. Read more »

“Saying goodbye to what has been my life for so many years”

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Last week I made my valedictory statement to Parliament. After 12 years as an MP, firstly for Aoraki and then Rangitata, it is an odd feeling saying goodbye to what has been my life for so many years. Read more »

Government must apologise over rebuild debacle

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Prime Minister owes the public of Otago and Southland an apology and then he must come up with an unredacted copy of the business case for the Dunedin hospital rebuild, says Labours Health spokesperson David Clark. Read more »

National Day of Silence Against Homophobia & Transphobia

Press Release – InsideOUT

Today thousands of students across New Zealand will take a vow of silence, to draw attention to the silence surrounding homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying in their schools and communities. Read more »

Questions and Answers – August 17

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Budget 2017Social Services 1. BRETT HUDSON (National) to the Minister of Finance : How is Budget 2017 helping support social services over the next 4 years? Hon STEVEN JOYCE (Minister of Finance) : Budget 2017 … Read more »

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