Health Headlines

Education Crisis Unaddressed

Press Release – Education for All

In 2008 IHC lodged its complaint against the on-going failure of New Zealand Governments and the Ministry of Education to ensure that disabled children access a quality education on an equal basis to others in New Zealand schools. IHCs claim provided overwhelming … Read more »

Pompe Patients Plea for Funding

Press Release – New Zealand Pompe Network

Pompe Disease patients are being ignored by National Party candidates and the Prime Minister in the lead up to this weekends general election. Read more »

3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows that Pharmac is delivering more subsidised medicines, benefiting around 3.6 million Kiwis. Read more »

Kiwi Entrepreneurs Struggle with Mental Health Issues

Press Release – BizDojo

20 September, 2017 – Ninety Five percent of respondents to a new survey of the New Zealand business founder community believe that being an entrepreneur had affected their mental health. Read more »

Pahiatua Railcar Society Supreme Winner at Community Awards

Press Release – TrustPower Community Awards

Pahiatua Railcar Society have taken top honours at Tararua Districts biggest annual celebration of volunteers, the Trustpower Community Awards. Read more »

Vodafone Foundation supports cutting edge technology

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone Foundation supports cutting edge technology solutions for vulnerable young people The Vodafone Foundations newest and most innovative programme has been unveiled tonight as part of a ten year strategy to halve the number of disadvantaged … Read more »

PSA national secretaries vote for equal pay on Suffrage Day

Press Release – PSA

Today, PSA national secretaries Erin Polaczuk and Glenn Barclay are advance voting for the 2017 election alongside their daughters, with equal pay and fairness in mind on the 124th anniversary of womens suffrage in New Zealand. Read more »

Where do the parties stand on Rare Diseases Funding

Press Release – New Zealand Pompe Network

Where do the parties stand on Rare Diseases Funding leading up to Election 2017? For the last several months the NZPN Board has been working SO HARD lobbying MPs and candidates contesting the upcoming NZ General Election. Read more »

National’s health report card gets an ‘F’ for funding

Press Release – PSA

Persistent underfunding of the health system over the last nine years is having a severely negative impact on the quality and timeliness of services, and funding must urgently be restored by the next government if we are to avert the worst of an impending … Read more »

Major parties’ views on exercise and fitness

Press Release – Make Lemonade

ExerciseNZ has asked the major political parties for their stance on health-related fitness in the run up to Saturdays national election, so more Kiwis are better educated about exercise. Read more »

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