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World, Olympic Medal winning sailor runs for Mental Health

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

Alex Maloney knows pressure, she knows what it is to pull on the silver fern and represent her country, surrounded by expectations and hyped on the promise of sporting success. Read more »

Pharmacy technicians’ essential role in healthcare system

Press Release – Pharmaceutical Society

Pharmacy Technician Day (15 October 2019) is a great time to reflect on the essential role that pharmacy technicians play within the New Zealand healthcare system. Read more »

Blair Vining passes away

Press Release – Family of Blair Vining

Blair Vining media release Father-of-two Blair Vining, the Winton man who tirelessly campaigned for the reform of cancer treatment throughout New Zealand, has passed away. Read more »

NZ exercise industry awards’ finalists named

Press Release – ExerciseNZ

Finalist named Scores of trainers and fitness facilities from all over New Zealand have made the finals of the annual New Zealand exercise industry awards. Read more »

Home is more than a roof over our heads…

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Strategic Communications and Engagement Manager | Community Housing Aotearoa  

…but it’s a start.

And today one of the country’s many community housing trusts opened a new housing development designed to put a warm, dry, temporary roof over some of Auckland’s many families in need. Read more »

New Suicide Prevention Director

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Work targeted at reducing New Zealands historically high suicide rates takes another step forward with the appointment of Carla na Nagara to lead the establishment of the Suicide Prevention Office. Read more »

Diet Plays a Key Role for Mental Health

Press Release – Doctors for Nutrition

A diet high in fats, sugars, junk foods and processed meats is contributing to the current general malaise in the community and a high incidence of poor mental health, according to Doctors For Nutrition. Read more »

Family Violence “ a get out of jail free card” say SST

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of child abuse and family violence in the developed world. It is a shameful statistic we have all known for years and yet the violent harm continues; the fear, the intimidation, the terror and the scars. Read more »

GirlGuiding Gets Girls Moving

Press Release – GirlGuiding NZ

GirlGuiding NZ has been chosen by Sport New Zealand as one of nine organisations to be funded by the Young Womens Activation Fund to help get New Zealand girls moving. Read more »

Just What the Doctor Ordered for Central Lakes Region

Press Release – Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust (CLT), have today confirmed that their joint venture with Southern Cross Hospitals will invest in a much-awaited new surgical hospital located in Queenstown known as Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital. Read more »

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