Health Headlines

Kickstarting Build of World’s Biggest Waterslide

Press Release – Live More Awesome Foundation

After putting New Zealand and depression firmly on the global map in 2013 with their Worlds Biggest Waterslide event in Helensville, local charity Live More Awesome are at it again except this time its bigger, better and the public … Read more »

Network established to support families

Press Release – FASD-CAN

FASD-CAN Incorporated, a non-profit organisation set up to support people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), is thrilled to announce that Auckland Judge Tony FitzGerald has accepted their invitation to be the organisations first … Read more »

Missing 70 year old, Glenfield

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are appealing to the public to help them locate a 70 year old woman, missing from a Glenfield address. Chuanrong ZHAI has very limited English, suffers from Alzheimers and was last seen this morning. Read more »

Auckland’s primary healthcare industry prepares for Ebola

Press Release – University of Auckland

Primary healthcare workers from around the greater Auckland region will attend a seminar on how to prepare for the threat of Ebola, at the University of Auckland next week. Read more »

Taranaki DHB celebrates workplace wellness week

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHBs Workplace Wellness Committee is kicking off Workplace Wellness Week from Monday 20 Friday 24 October and will promote healthy activity, healthy eating and a healthy body and mind. Read more »

Speech from the Throne: State Opening of Parliament, 21 Oct

Speech – Governor General

Following the General Election, a National-led Government has been formed with a majority in the House on confidence and supply. Confidence and supply agreements have been signed between the National Party and, respectively, the ACT Party and … Read more »

Green MP to speak at panel on Rainbow Mental Health

Press Release – Simon Hinchco

Hamilton, New Zealand: Recently re-elected Green Party MP Jan Logie will be a guest speaker at a panel on the mental health of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trangender, Takataapui and Intersex people taking place on November 1st as part of the annual Hamilton Pride … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the latest TPP leaks

Column – Gordon Campbell

The release by Julian Assange on Wikileaks of the draft Trands Pacific Partnership chapter on intellectual property including drug patents – contains some pretty disturbing evidence about whats still on the table. Read more »

New Zealand’s only marine ambulance receives funding boost

Press Release – Coastguard New Zealand

New Zealands only marine ambulance receives funding boost Pub Charity has acknowledged the essential role that Coastguard plays in the lives of New Zealanders, announcing they will grant $100,000 toward Marine 1 – New Zealands only rescue vessel … Read more »

International Infection Prevention Week

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

International Infection Prevention Week, October 20-26, is a reminder that infection prevention and control is everyones business and responsibility whether you are a patient, family member or health care professional, says the Health Quality … Read more »

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