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Guyon Espiner investigates Pharmac: The NZ Buyer’s Club

Article – RNZ

Guyon Espiner reveals how lung cancer patients are buying cut-price drugs from India, as other New Zealanders fundraise, petition and apply for clinical trials to access medications Pharmac won’t fund. Read more »

Youth Week in full swing

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Youth Week is more than half way through and theres more to come in Hastings ahead of the big finale event this Sunday, May 26. Read more »

Pre-Budget speech to the Craigs Investors Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Thank you to Craigs Investments for hosting us today. Im excited to be here a week out from this years Budget the Wellbeing Budget. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – May 22

Press Release – Hansard

1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL (LabourNew Lynn) to the Minister of Finance : What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? Read more »

Mission HomeGround funding boost

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Mission is delighted the Auckland Council has confirmed its plan to contribute $5 million to the HomeGround housing and social services project. Read more »

Inquiry called into Northland Meningitis outbreak delays

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National MPs Shane Reti and Matt King are supporting a petition calling for an inquiry into the Northland Meningitis outbreak after presenting to the Health Select Committee this morning. Read more »

Wellbeing Budget Could Be a Breath of Fresh Air

Press Release – Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Wellbeing budget could be a turning point for community health NGOs, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ CE Letitia ODwyer. ARFNZ has provided resources, education, and support for the 700,000 New Zealanders living with respiratory conditions … Read more »

Man disqualified from owning animals indefinitely

Press Release – SPCA

Man disqualified from owning animals indefinitely after SPCA prosecution Read more »

Major Study Finds Kānuka Product Effective on Cold Sores

Press Release – Lorelei Mason Health

Major Study Finds NZ Knuka Honey Product is an Effective Treatment for Cold Sores Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – May 21

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

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