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Budget 2016: Mental Health Not a Priority

Tue, 31 May 2016 09:34:23 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Mental health in New Zealand is not a priority for this government – the results can be seen in our newspaper headlines, says New Zealand First. “It is far too common to read about a tragedy, and learn the person at the centre suffered from ...More >>

ACC Minister must help sexual violence survivors

Mon, 30 May 2016 14:05:27 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on ACC Minister Nikki Kaye to remove the obligation for sexual violence survivors to be diagnosed with a mental illness before being allowed additional ACC-funded counselling.More >>

Supporting the hard to reach to quit

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:51:07 +1200 | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Smoking prevalence remains high amongst people using mental health and addictions services, with a prevailing attitude that they are already under enough stress and smoking is a great way to relieve that stress. This attitude was fostered by a past ...More >>

Let’s talk Suicide

Mon, 30 May 2016 10:11:27 +1200 | Lifeline Aotearoa

Should we talk about suicide? In recent days there have been a number of articles discussing this very topic - Sue Nicholson, mother of Ollie who died in 2009, and Timaru GP Dr Oliver Bourke in today’s Herald to name just two. Research has been ...More >>

Farmers Concerned about HB Dry Conditions

Fri, 27 May 2016 15:20:28 +1200 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Agencies are keeping a close watch on dry conditions and farmer welfare in Hawke’s Bay. A long dry spell means that some areas have little pasture cover or water. More >>

e-cigarettes and managing memory loss

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:36:49 +1200 | Liam Butler

Marewa Glover share her opinion with Liam Butler on the evidence surrounding e-cigarettes and consumers trying to quit who manage memory loss? More >>

Massive Mass Quit Smoking Challenge

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:18:30 +1200 | National Maori Tobacco Control Leadership Service

Smoking prevalence remains high amongst people using mental health and addictions services, with a prevailing attitude that they are already under enough stress and smoking is a great way to relieve that stress. This attitude was fostered by a past ...More >>

Budget 2016: $3m extra for Wairarapa DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:42:49 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Wairarapa DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $51m extra for Waitemata DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:37:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Waitemata DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $56m extra for Counties Manukau

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:36:28 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Counties Manukau DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $51m extra for Auckland DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:35:46 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Auckland DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $32m extra for Southern DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:30:18 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Southern DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $6m extra for Whanganui DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:29:28 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Whanganui DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $5m extra for South Canterbury

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:27:57 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for South Canterbury DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $28m extra for Northland DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:26:29 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Northland DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $11m extra for Nelson Marlborough DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:24:51 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Nelson Marlborough DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $18m extra for MidCentral DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:24:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for MidCentral DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $15m extra for Lakes DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:22:01 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Lakes DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $19m extra for Capital & Coast

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:19:49 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Capital & Coast DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Conference to Shine Light of Hope on Suicide

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:13:34 +1200 | Te Runanga o Ngati Pikiao Trust

Hundreds of indigenous leaders from around the world working to tackle suicide will gather in Rotorua next Wednesday (June 1). More >>

 

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