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Dentist Fails To Provide Appropriate Information About Treatment Required

Press Release – Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

The woman went to the dentist for an orthodontic evaluation for treatment to correct the alignment of her teeth, which were “wonky” and off-centre because she was naturally missing her top right incisor (tooth 12). The dentist provided treatment … Read more »

Maori Leader Reiterates The Message Of Vaccination As The Roll For Tamariki Begins

Press Release – National Maori Authority

The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Matthew Tukaki, has again called on Te Ao Maori to get their booster shots and begin to have their Tamariki and mokopuna vaccinated as childhood vaccinations get underway. Tukaki, who has been meeting with … Read more »

Booster Rollout Accelerated To Protect Against COVID-19 Variants

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Everyone aged 18 years and older who has received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine can now book their free booster dose using BookMyVaccine.nz or by calling the COVID Vaccination Healthline 0800 28 29 26 (8am – 8pm, seven days a week). If its been … Read more »

COVID-19 Immunisation Starts For 5 To 11-year-old Tāmariki

Press Release – Ministry of Health

More than 120,000 doses of the child (paediatric) Pfizer vaccine have been delivered to over 500 vaccination sites around New Zealand as health providers prepare to start immunising 5 to 11-year-olds tamariki from today, 17 January. The COVID-19 vaccine … Read more »

COVID-19 Immunisation Starts For 5 To 11-year-old Tāmariki

Press Release – Ministry of Health

More than 120,000 doses of the child (paediatric) Pfizer vaccine have been delivered to over 500 vaccination sites around New Zealand as health providers prepare to start immunising 5 to 11-year-olds tamariki from today, 17 January. The COVID-19 vaccine … Read more »

New Zealand Stands Ready To Assist People Of Tonga

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterdays undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally … Read more »

Oxfam In Tonga

Press Release – Oxfam Aotearoa

Following the recent eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai and the ensuing tsunami, Carlos Caldern Oxfam Aotearoa Humanitarian Lead said: We share the concern of our Tongan whanau here in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and our heart goes out to all those … Read more »

Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Applauds New Marine Protections Off Galápagos Islands

Press Release – Pew Charitable Trusts

Ecuador boosts safeguards to key Eastern Tropical Pacific migratory route WASHINGTONThe Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project today applauded Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lassos decree conserving 60,000 square kilometers (23,166 square miles) of ocean … Read more »

Omicron Staffing Crunch Putting Lives Of People With Disability At Risk

Press Release – People with Disability Australia – PWDA

Disability advocates say the lives and health of people with disability are at risk because of the severe strain that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is putting on the disability support sector. People With Disability Australia President Samantha Connor: … Read more »

Former Police Area Commander Appointed To Community Wellbeing Role At Rotorua Lakes Council

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

Former Rotorua police area commander Anaru Pewhairangi has been appointed as Rotorua Lakes Councils Deputy Chief Executive Community Wellbeing. He will leave his current national Wellington-based role as Director Mori in the New Zealand Police … Read more »

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