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Tala Pasifika applauds Pacific-Māori SUDI team-up

Press Release – Tala Pasifika

Tala Pasifika, the newly relaunched Pacific advocacy group, is welcoming a new partnership that supports health outcomes for Pacific and Mori babies. Read more »

Auckland Fringe Announces New Festival Director

Press Release – Auckland Fringe

The feisty open-access arts festival Auckland Fringe are delighted to welcome Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho as the newly appointed Director ahead of the 2020 festival. Auckland Fringe runs 25 February 7 March, bringing all corners of Tmaki Makaurau … Read more »

DIA criticises public ‘beating up’ of Hepatitis Foundation

Article – RNZ

The Department of Internal Affairs is defending the Hepatitis Foundation and says publicly shaming it does nothing to help the charity sector. Read more »

Shorecare all set for the busy holiday season

Press Release – Shorecare

Shorecare are ready for a busy holiday season, with many of the local GPs set to take a break over Christmas. Shorecare have been delivering Urgent Care services to the wider North Shore region for over 45 years and have two convenient locations. … Read more »

More cancer medicines for more people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Five new cancer medicines have now been funded this year, meaning thousands of people have more treatment options Read more »

Breast cancer patients welcome PHARMAC news

Press Release – Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition

Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) is delighted to learn that fulvestrant (Faslodex) will be funded by PHARMAC in the New Year, BCAC Chair Libby Burgess says. Read more »

PHARMAC to fund more cancer medicines and faster assessment

Press Release – PHARMAC

Thousands of New Zealanders with lymphoma, breast, ovarian and blood cancers will have more treatment options available to them in the New Year. Read more »

What’s your superpower?

nicola_2018-200x300Nicola Sutton

Chief Executive | English Language Partners New Zealand

The saying, “I volunteer. What is your superpower?” seems apt as the world celebrates International Volunteer Day tomorrow (5 December). Read more »

Don’t let Measles Spoil your Summer Holidays

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

With 128 confirmed cases of measles now confirmed across the Northland Region the DHB urges parents and caregivers to ensure that their families are protected against measles before the Christmas holidays. Read more »

Dr Scott Metcalfe awarded NZMA Fellowship

Article – New Zealand Medical Association

On Tuesday evening 3 December 2019 at an event held at NZMA House in Wellington, Dr Scott Metcalfe was awarded a New Zealand Medical Association Fellowship, by NZMA President Dr Sue Hayde. Read more »

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