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More Than 18,000 Vaccine Doses Administered Yesterday; 173 Cases; 78 People In Hospital – 7 People In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There were 18,092 first and second vaccine doses administered yesterday, made up of 6,319 first doses and 11,773 second doses. To date, 92% of eligible people in New Zealand have had their first dose and 85% are fully vaccinated. The Ministry … Read more »

Investment To Support Maternal Mental Health

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall has announced an investment to help expand maternal mental health services in five District Health Boards. Supporting parents mental wellbeing during their childs first 1000 days, from conception … Read more »

‘Magical’ Playground Proposal A New Zealand First

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

The countrys first fully accessible playground could soon find its home in Hamilton. At a Community Committee meeting on Thursday, Hamilton City Council agreed to partner with Magical Bridge Trust (NZ) to develop a universally accessible playground. The … Read more »

Immigration Policy Is Disconnected From Infrastructure

Article – AsiaPacific Infrastructure

The inability or unwillingness to build the infrastructure needed to support and settle people in the community suggests a return to pre-pandemic rates of immigration are unsustainable, says the Productivity Commission. The Productivity Commission … Read more »

PSĀ Wāhine Call For An End To Violence And Harassment

Press Release – PSA

PSA is the largest union in New Zealand with over 80 000 members, of which 73 percent are women. Margaret Takoko is the womens network lead for the PSA. She supports a large network of activists who are committed to creating a better working life. … Read more »

Accessibility Charter Adopted By Greater Wellington

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington is to embark on an action plan designed to make the Metlink public transport network more accessible to disabled people. The plan will work to make network design, infrastructure, education and information more accessible to disabled … Read more »

More Than 18,000 Vaccine Doses Administered Yesterday; 178 Cases; 77 People In Hospital – 8 People In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There were 18,623 first and second vaccine doses administered yesterday, made up of 6,600 first doses and 12,023 second doses. To date, 92% of eligible people in New Zealand have had their first dose and 84% are fully vaccinated. As at 10.30am … Read more »

Additional Support For People Isolating At Home

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Social Development and Employment Carmel Sepuloni has announced $204.1m will be made available to support individuals and whnau who contract COVID-19 and need to isolate at home. Read more »

Distracted Health System Leadership Neglects Kidney Transplants

Column – Ian Powell

There are few things more self-evident that when a government focusses on major health structural change. Pressing issues in the health system are neglected by the systems political and bureaucratic leadership. This is self-evident in several … Read more »

Nib Recognised As An Inclusive Workplace

Press Release – nib

nib New Zealand (nib) has received the Rainbow Tick accreditation which recognises the steps nib has taken to create a more inclusive and supportive workplace for LGBTTQIA+ employees and allies. nib Chief Executive Officer, Rob Hennin, said over the past … Read more »

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