Health Headlines

Koha Kai Wins Supreme Award

Press Release – TrustPower

Koha Kai, representing Invercargill and Southland, has been named Supreme Winner at the prestigious Trustpower National Community Awards. Read more »

Q+A: Trade Minister Todd McClay interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Trade Minister Todd McClay not ruling out a conversation around Chinese workers coming to New Zealand to work on infrastructure projects as part of trade talks. Yeah, well, thats not something thats on the table at the moment, but, look, … Read more »

Porirua after-hours GP clinic to remain open

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

People in Porirua and Kapiti will continue to have access to quality after-hours healthcare close to home. Read more »

New Zealand athletes bring back medals from Winter Games

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ

A group of New Zealand athletes with intellectual disabilities will return from the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games on Monday 27 March, with a haul of medals. The 13 athletes won 18 medals between them and all achieved personal best results, … Read more »

National rural health conference Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

Dr Peter Moodie, Dr Robyn Toomath, Dr Eric Crampton, mental health campaigner Matt Shirtcliff, former All Black Norm Hewitt, and clean water campaigner Marnie Prickett are amongst the line-up of keynote speakers at this years National Rural Health … Read more »

NZNO step out into Auckland YesWeCare action

Press Release – NZNO

Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members are now on the Auckland roadshow with the missing in action, life-size health worker cut-out figures. New … Read more »

Hospital rebuild campaign launched

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 24 March 2017) A public campaign to keep Dunedin Hospital in the central city with the same services is being launched today. Read more »

Mayoral Statement – Hospital rebuild

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 24 March 2017) – Rebuilding Dunedin Hospital as a top flight teaching hospital in the central city is absolutely essential for Dunedins future. Read more »

Health warning removed for algal bloom in Cust River

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

MEDIA RELEASE March 23, 2017 Health warning removed for algal bloom in Cust River near Skewbridge Road The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its potentially toxic cyanobacteria (algal) bloom health … Read more »

NZ’s unmet health needs “appalling, but not surprising”

Press Release – Public Service Association

A pilot study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today found at least a quarter of adults were unable to get the primary health care they required. Read more »

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