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Student wellbeing paramount at Lincoln

Press Release – Lincoln University

Lincoln University is working to promote greater wellbeing across campus, with a comprehensive plan aimed at strengthen successful existing programmes and developing new initiatives. Read more »

NZ Head of Pharmaceutical Company GSK Signals Move

Press Release – GSK New Zealand

The New Zealand head of one of the worlds largest pharmaceutical companies has signalled a move into governance roles. Anna Stove, general manager of GSK NZ has significant global business experience and a successful track record in leading and … Read more »

Millennials turn out in force for political panel

Press Release – Seed Waikato

WAIKATO Political Punch , a panel event spearheaded by Seed Waikato to get more millennials engaged in politics, was attended by nearly 100 people. Read more »

Black Flu: Why should we remember 1918 influenza pandemic?

Press Release – University of Canterbury

NZ Heritage Week-UC Connect public lecture: Black Flu: Why should we remember the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand? Read more »

Whakatāne Hospital top choice for first year doctors

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Whakatne Hospital has been rated New Zealands most preferred hospital for first year doctors. Read more »

Auckland City Mission HomeGround contractor announced

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

The Auckland City Missions transformational new development, HomeGround, has just taken an important step forward with the naming of the construction company to deliver the project. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the govt’s feeble response to loan sharks

Column – Gordon Campbell

When it comes down to protecting the most vulnerable, Parliament can sometimes move at glacial pace, and do the bare minimum. The coalition governments attempts to minimise the harm done by loan sharks comes nearly 12 years after a major report … Read more »

Waikato doctor to lead peak body for emergency medicine

Press Release – Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

A Waikato emergency doctor has been elected to lead the peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand and Australia. Read more »

Patients’ experience of primary health care in NZ revealed

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

Most patients feel their GP or practice nurse treats them with kindness, understanding and respect, results of a survey by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and Ministry of Health show. Read more »

Summit puts mental health on global agenda

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Dr David Clark says the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit has ended with a commitment to improve mental health worldwide and challenge stigma and discrimination. Read more »

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