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Health Minister to launch community exhibition, poetry book

Press Release – Artsenta

Health Minister and local MP David Clark will formally open Artsentas annual exhibition which runs from 16-27 February 2019. Read more »

AMP NZ reports financial results and priority update

Press Release – AMP New Zealand

AMP Financial Services New Zealand (AMP New Zealand) has today reported its FY 18 financial results. FY 18 results reflect the split between retained and sold businesses. AMP New Zealand wealth management: AMP New Zealands wealth management business … Read more »

Mike King named 2019 New Zealander of the Year

Press Release – New Zealander Of The Year Awards

Mental health advocate Mike King has been named Kiwibank 2019 New Zealander of the Year. Read more »

Surgical sterilisation – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The processes of sterilisation of equipment that is used in surgery usually involves manual inspection and hand washing of the instruments to remove any obvious adherent body fluids, such as small blood clots, followed by further cleaning in an automated … Read more »

Dr Curtis Walker Appointed to Chairperson Medical Council NZ

Press Release – Te Ora

Dr Curtis Walker, Whakathea, Ngti Porou, has been elected as Chairperson of the Medical Council of New Zealand. He succeeds Mr Andrew Connolly who has been the Council’s Chair since February 2014. Read more »

2019 is the Year of Wellbeing. Here’s why.

Press Release – SenateSHJ

This is the Year of Wellbeing. It will be a year in which cultural, environmental and social factors will be drawn on to measure success. It is recognition that people, and their communities, and their health, matter. The bottom line can no longer be … Read more »

PSA women make the case for stronger equal pay

Press Release – Public Service Association

The PSA and the PSA Women’s Network are excited to be making oral submissions today on a bill that will help ensure whine are paid what they’re worth. Read more »

Keep the bugs out of the pool

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

February is typically the hottest month of the year for us in New Zealand. These hotter temperatures make taking a dip in a nice cool swimming pool very appealing and as the school year begins, school pools will become especially popular. Read more »

Your Galentine’s Day top five from Family Planning

Press Release – Family Planning

Valentines Day is a bit of a Hallmark card holiday – you can easily skip it, and in fact many do! If youre more about celebrating Galentines Day were with you – were big fans at Family Planning. Heres our list of how you can love … Read more »

Midwives Withdraw Nelson-Marlborough Strike

Press Release – MERAS

MERAS, the union representing midwives, has withdrawn its strike for Nelson-Marlborough DHB in light of the continuing state of emergency. Read more »

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