Health Headlines

Medical Provider, Police join on Domestic Violence

Press Release – Nirvana Health Group

Medical Provider Network And Police Join Forces to Improve Early Intervention to Reduce Domestic Violence Read more »

Gender equality news – Rise in gender pay gap

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

Kia ora koutou, welcome to On Balance – the National Council of Women of New Zealand’s weekly round-up of the latest gender equality news, research and events. Please share it with anyone you think might be interested and let them know they can subscribe … Read more »

Dr Joe Williams named Patron of Pasifika Medical Association

Press Release – Pasifika Medical Association

The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) announced Dr Joe Williams as the organisations inaugural Patron. Read more »

Pink light for breast cancer – NZ landmarks light up

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Landmark buildings around New Zealand will light up pink from October 1, in support of Breast Cancer Month. From the Old Municipal Building in Whangarei to the Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, 21 local landmarks will join more than 200 other iconic … Read more »

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help

Press Release – LifeLine

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help. A recent international trend has started with high profile people raising awareness around suicide prevention. This is certainly a trend Lifeline Aotearoa CEO Jo Denvir supports. Some of the international … Read more »

Half of GPs unaware of gay and bisexual men’s sexuality

Press Release – University of Auckland

Half of GPs unaware of gay and bisexual men’s sexuality Only half of gay and bisexual men surveyed in New Zealand believed their general practitioner knew about their sexual orientation, according to new research led by the University of Auckland. … Read more »

Wellington Yoga Studios open for Free Day of Yoga

Press Release – Wellington Free Yoga Day

This year, on Monday, 26 October, a day of free yoga classes will be provided to Wellingtonians by local yoga teachers. Wellington Free Yoga Day gives people a chance to try yoga for the first time, meet instructors, try a different studio, or experience … Read more »

Fairtrade celebrates inaugural International Coffee Day

Press Release – Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

Whether its your morning get-up-and-go or your afternoon pick-me-up, we can all agree coffee is worth celebrating, which is exactly what is happening today – the first official International Coffee Day! Read more »

It is in NZ’s interest to follow latest WHO guidelines

Press Release – New Zealand AIDS Foundation

It is in New Zealands interest to follow latest WHO guidelines on HIV/AIDS Read more »

Fundraising shopping bags a Northland first

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Six-year-old Elijah Wynyard-Palmer was the proudest kid in his local Countdown supermarket this week, when he walked in to see his signed artwork featuring on new shopping bags which are being sold for the first time as part of the Countdown Kids Hospital … Read more »

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