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AI Healthcare Assistant wins Health Informatics award

Press Release – Sysmex

Third year Bachelor of Health Sciences degree student, Monica Judge, is this years winner of the Sysmex Award for Health Informatics. Her winning business case recommended the use of AI to surmount the obstacles faced by the deaf community in seeking healthcare. … Read more »

Armed patrols throughout Hawke’s Bay, police reveal

Article – RNZ

Armed officers have been patrolling throughout Hawke’s Bay since a spate of gang-related incidents in Napier on Sunday, police have revealed. Read more »

Milestone Police graduation – 1,800 new cops

Press Release – New Zealand Police

When the 59 new constables of Wing 332 graduate on Thursday, one of them will be the 1,800th new constable to head to the frontline since October 2017. Read more »

The Attitude Awards team up with Humanitix

Press Release – Humantix

The Attitude Awards team up with Humanitix to celebrate the achievements of New Zealands disability community FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 November, 2019 Read more »

Dispelling dementia myths

Press Release – Public Trust

By 2050, the number of New Zealanders with dementia will be able to fill Wellingtons Westpac Stadium five times. Read more »

NZDA Encourages the Next Generation of Hunting in NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

New Zealand, Tuesday 19 November 2019 – The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) is encouraging the next generation of New Zealanders to actively participate in hunting, saying hunters play a crucial role both in society and protecting the … Read more »

Minds for Minds helping create positive outcomes

Press Release – Minds For Minds

Minds for Minds autism researchers are hosting a public forum to provide professionals and caregivers with the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of those involved in the advances in autism research. Read more »

Potential Lamotrigine Drug Switch Deaths

Press Release – Patient Voice Aotearoa

Patient Voice Aotearoa are deeply saddened by the loss of four lives that are potentially related to Pharmac switching 10,000 epilepsy patients from the drugs Lamictal and Arrow-Venlafaxine to Logem for a savings of $30 million dollars. Also of concern … Read more »

Tech start-up Noted launches new Student Wellness Management

Press Release – Noted

Off the back of its latest cash raise of $1.8 million, Noted Limited a Wellington-based software start-up is excited to announce the launch of its Student Wellness Management System. Read more »

Two men appearing in court following fleeing driver incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Northland Police are aware of footage circulating on social media showing a man being arrested over the weekend in Whangarei by a Police officer with the assistance of a police dog. Read more »

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