Health Headlines

CSST appoints NASA scientist as Director of Research

Press Release – Centre for Space Science Technology

The Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) is delighted to announce that Delwyn Moller, PhD has been appointed as Director of Research. Delwyn was born and raised in the Waikato, studied at the University of Auckland and went on to design and implement … Read more »

Coastella Music Fest Shines a Light on Men’s Mental Health

Press Release – Coastella

Coastella Music Festival is looking to shine a light on mens mental health awareness this year by supporting local Kpiti charity Whirlwind. Read more »

E-Cigarettes: Use, Effects, Risks, and Policy Implications

Article – Annual Review of Public Health

Stanton A. Glantz – Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA; email: Stanton.Glantz@ucsf.edu Read more »

Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand

Press Release – NZ Psychological Society

Briefing to Incoming Health Minister: Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand Read more »

Euthanasia Referendum Tyranny Disguised As Democracy

Press Release – Right To Life

Euthanasia Referendum Tyranny Disguised As Democracy Media Release 14th January 2018 Right to Life is opposed to the proposal that should the contentious End of Life Choice Bill be passed at its second reading, that Parliament should authorise … Read more »

Update: Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter has been kept busy over the Xmas / New Years period averaging a job a day since the beginning of December. The following is a brief update on our activities since the morning of the 22nd Dec: Read more »

Mental health and addiction service users’ feedback wanted

Press Release – West Coast District Health

People with experience of mental health or addictions are being asked to provide the West Coast District Health Board with some feedback, to help redesign local services. Read more »

UC researchers save health sector millions with stroke rehab

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The innovative University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research , which has saved the New Zealand health sector millions with its stroke recovery protocols, is hosting the 2nd International Stroke Rehab: From No-Tech to Go Tech … Read more »

Crutches be gone after just two months on Green Prescription

Press Release – Sport Hawke’s Bay

For many years, Micheal Houia had issues with many of his limbs. These included injuries with his elbows, a hip replacement and an ankle replacement. Each of these made it more and more difficult for him to get out and about, particularly after … Read more »

Achievers’ Awards celebrate those who battle to breathe

Press Release – Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Know someone inspiring with asthma or a respiratory illness, who should be acknowledged? The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is now calling for nominations for the Respiratory Achievers Awards 2018 . Read more »

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