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1. Maori & Pacific Island Children Overrepresented in ICU

19 October 2014 7:25pm | Impact PR

Maori & Pacific Island Children Overrepresented in Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Due to Chickenpox - Study .. More >>

2. Looking out for vulnerable children

17 October 2014 12:56pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Protecting and keeping our children safe from harm is a key aim of the new Vulnerable Children Act 2014. It is also the subject of the first Issue of Policy Brief, a new publication that has been developed and written by the Royal New Zealand College ..... More >>

3. The problem of hunger in our schools

17 October 2014 11:07am | NZEI

When it came out this week that Treasury had advised the government that school breakfasts had no measureable impact on educational performance, principals of low decile schools around the country were flabbergasted... More >>

4. Resthome food sterotypes busted with national award

17 October 2014 11:16am | Ranfurly Village Hospital

Imagine a world where the elderly order restaurant quality food off a computer tablet. They dine when they feel like eating, enjoy beautifully plated food served on quality crockery and white linen, and there is not a single whiff of boiled cabbage... More >>

5. Health of children the focus of MDHB Health Award winners

20 October 2014 9:08am | MidCentral District Health Board

In a celebration of a decade of excellence, with a record 64 entries, the tenth MidCentral DHB Health Awards' Supreme Award went to those helping our youngest and most vulnerable... More >>

6. Pharmacy access to erectile dysfunction treatment

17 October 2014 11:10am | Douglas Pharmaceuticals

Kiwi men will be the first in the world to access a generic erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment, known as Silvasta (sildenafil), direct from trained pharmacists without a prescription... More >>

7. West Coast gears up for Ebola

17 October 2014 2:40pm | West Coast District Health

The West Coast District Health Board is ensuring it is prepared for Ebola, in line with national and international preparations in case the disease reaches New Zealand. West Coast DHB hospital physician Dr Paul Holt and Community and Public Health Medical ..... More >>

8. Source of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak unconfirmed

16 October 2014 2:02pm | United Fresh

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release 16 October 2014 Source of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak remains unconfirmed .. More >>

9. Aphasia Patients Given New Lease on Life

17 October 2014 2:24pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A gavel is predominantly associated with a court room, but a new 'Gavel Club' for people dealing with aphasia is doing wonders for improving their language and communication skills... More >>

10. Sir John Kirwan Welcomed as NZCCP Patron

17 October 2014 2:59pm | NZCCP

Sir John Kirwan was welcomed as the first patron of the NZ College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP) at an afternoon tea held in his honour on Tuesday 7 October. .. More >>

11. The right blend of treatment for deep vein thrombosis

17 October 2014 3:05pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Vascular surgeons at Wellington Hospital are pioneering a new safer, faster treatment for patients with deep vein thrombosis in New Zealand. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) describes a clot that forms in deep leg veins, interrupting blood flow. It affects ..... More >>

12. College Launches First Degree In Massage Therapy

23 November 2005 12:00am | The New Zealand College of Massage

The New Zealand College of Massage has launched the first degree qualification in the Southern Hemisphere specialising in massage and neuromuscular therapy... More >>

13. World-class Stem Cell Research, Therapy for Queenstown

02 August 2013 5:25pm | Queenstown Regenerative Medicine

A world-class research and treatment centre that will specialise in using the body's own blood cells to heal sports injuries and arthritis is planned for Queenstown within the year according to one of the world's leading experts on Stem Cell Therapy... More >>

14. Alcohol during pregnancy

08 September 2014 3:07pm | Taranaki District Health Board

On the eve of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness day (Tuesday 9 September 2014) the Taranaki DHB wants to remind pregnant women as well as those women planning to become pregnant to avoid all alcohol. .. More >>

15. Pharmac funded drug to provide huge benefits for asthmatics

17 October 2014 12:39pm | Asthma Foundation

The Asthma Foundation welcomes the recent announcement by Pharmac on the funding of omalizumab for the treatment of severe allergic asthma. .. More >>

16. Annie Parker's message for NZ women

20 October 2014 1:15pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The Canadian woman whose cancer battles inspired a Hollywood movie has a message for Kiwis... More >>

17. Success of Push Play Campaign Recognised

08 August 2003 11:59am | SPARC

New Zealand's prestigious health journal, the New Zealand Medical Journal has today published a research article recognising the success of the SPARC (Sport and Recreation New Zealand) Push Play campaign, which promotes 30 minutes of daily physical activity, ..... More >>

18. Big Pharma TPPA rhetoric obscures industry self-interest

07 October 2014 11:41am | NZ Population Health Congress

A recent analysis of patent-holding pharmaceutical industry statements about the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) reveals that the rhetoric used is designed to mask the Industry's own interests and engender sympathy and support, at the ..... More >>

19. Stoptober - Halfway through

17 October 2014 11:54am | Southern District Health Board

New Zealand's first national stop smoking campaign Stoptober is halfway through, and to date just over 5,000 people across the country have heard the campaign's call to action and signed up to the website www.stoptobernz.co.nz . .. More >>

20. Collecting blood for testing still free at labs

19 March 2007 2:34pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) chief executive officer, Chris Clarke said the new partnership, introduced on 1 March 2007 between Southern Community Laboratories and HBDHB was working well... More >>

21. UTI treatment now available direct from trained pharmacists

26 November 2012 9:56am | Pharmacybrands

In a New Zealand first, women will be able to receive best practice treatment for urinary tract infections (often referred to as UTI, bladder infection or cystitis) directly from trained pharmacists from today. The service is now available in a number ..... More >>

22. Internationally recognised obesity programme in NZ

08 August 2005 11:07am | Optisfast

The Optifast® Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) milkshake range is now available in New Zealand, providing obese patients and their healthcare providers with an important tool in their fight against an epidemic that afflicts over 840,000 New Zealanders... More >>

23. NZ Press Council Ruling Against North and South Magazine

13 May 2013 11:05am | New Zealand Council of Homeopaths

In July 2012 the New Zealand magazine North and South ran a feature on alternative medicine which contained an article on homeopathy titled " Homeopathy - Trick or Treatment" . The article contained the statements : " homeopathic remedies ..... More >>

24. 2013 Asthma Information

14 May 2013 11:21am | Asthma Foundation

Asthma Awareness Week is on the 20-26 May, with Balloon Day, our main fundraising event, on Friday 24 May. New Zealand has some of the highest rates of childhood asthma in the world. One in four New Zealand children has asthma. This is over 296,000 children... More >>

25. Another sustainability award for Waitemata DHB

08 October 2014 12:46pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB has collected a second award recognising its commitment to providing national leadership in environmental sustainability in healthcare. .. More >>

26. NZ parents hope for more than just happy and healthy babies

16 October 2014 12:01pm | Auckland University

Auckland, 16 October 2014 - What do expectant mums and dads hope for their children? According to new research from Growing Up in New Zealand , a baby's health and happiness may be high up on the list, but today's parents want a lot more than ..... More >>

27. Safer Boating Week puts spotlight on boaties' behaviour

17 October 2014 9:53am | Maritime New Zealand

The first ever Safer Boating Week (17-24 October) puts the spotlight firmly on ensuring boaties walk the safety talk when they're out on the water this summer, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says... More >>

28. Consumers get easier access to effective medicines

17 October 2014 10:44am | NZSMI

October 17, 2014 : Consumer healthcare products industry body, the New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (SMI) says the announcement yesterday that New Zealand men will be the first in the world to access a generic erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment, ..... More >>

29. So many people to thank

17 October 2014 5:02pm | Arthritis New Zealand

So many people to thank, volunteers, members, businesses, mall owners and donors in local communities across New Zealand who helped make our recent annual appeal a success. Your contributions will help us to help the 530,000 New Zealanders who ..... More >>

30. Celebrating Special Care Babies at Lakes DHB

20 October 2014 1:17pm | Lakes District Health Board

Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) staff at Rotorua Hospital, are keen to celebrate premature babies and raise awareness of the challenges families face by recognising World Prematurity Day on Monday 17 November... More >>

31. New Zealand's Oldest Bottle of Wine Up for Auction

01 June 2007 10:56am | Te Omanga Hospice

New Zealand's oldest bottle of wine will be up for auction when the gavel falls at the inaugural Te Omanga Hospice Charity Wine Auction on July 7th 2007. Bob Campbell, Master of Wines expects "the bottle of Lansdowne 1903 Claret to shatter all previous ..... More >>

32. Kiwi company launches generic erectile dysfunction treatment

19 June 2011 1:13pm | Douglas Pharmaceuticals

New Zealand's Douglas Pharmaceuticals will launch Silvasta - a generic of Viagra[TM], a treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), on Monday (June 20). .. More >>

33. Kiwis Warned Against Buying Specs Online

21 February 2012 1:06pm | Visique

Kiwis tempted by cheap prescription glasses online are being warned almost half of such specs have been found to be unsafe or incorrect. .. More >>

34. Tackling obesity and diabetes in New Zealand

07 June 2012 10:22am | Health Research Council

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) has announced $65.2M of government research funding investment into issues that impact most heavily on the health of New Zealanders. .. More >>

35. Historic Queen Mary Hospital may soon be redeveloped

12 September 2012 12:46pm | Bayleys

Some of the most historically significant buildings in North Canterbury, at the former Queen Mary Hospital, may soon be redeveloped for uses such as accommodation. .. More >>

36. How to make school lunches kids will actually eat

29 January 2013 3:09pm | 5 Plus A Day

Creating tasty and nutritious lunches that don't cost a packet can be one of the biggest challenges parents face during the school year. Nutrients and energy are vital in helping children concentrate in class and to get them through the school ..... More >>

37. New Free Health Magazine For Pacific People

15 January 2014 6:16pm | Oceania Media

New Free Health Magazine For Pacific People Providing key information and content to help improve the general health of New Zealand's Pacific population is behind the launch of Pacific Peoples Health, a FREE publication reaching Pacific people ..... More >>

38. New Zealand's wait for scarce shingles vaccine is over

17 February 2014 9:50am | Trio Communications

ZOSTAVAX[TM] (Zoster Vaccine Live) has arrived in NZ Auckland. February 17, 2014 - After a prolonged wait, New Zealand has secured a continuous supply of the world's first and only vaccine against the painful and debilitating shingles infection, which ..... More >>

39. Concussion Can Have Effect on Spines of Young Athletes

15 July 2014 12:53pm | NZ Chiropractors Association

The New Zealand public is largely unaware that concussion injuries can also affect the spine and this is especially of concern in young athletes, according to the New Zealand Chiropractors' Association... More >>

40. New CEO for The Phobic Trust

28 August 2014 1:29pm | Phobic Trust

Fresh start for the upper North Island's only non-profit specialist in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders .. More >>

41. Speaker on rise of the health bots

13 October 2014 11:24am | Auckland University

Speaker on rise of the health bots Media Advisory University of Auckland 13 October 2014 .. More >>

42. Self Help for Patients to Speed up Emergency Time

13 October 2014 4:33pm | Waikato District Health Board

Thames Hospital will become the first hospital in the country to trial a patient kiosk in the emergency department, an idea first mooted by its clinical director Dr Ruth Large last year... More >>

43. New $1-a-Day Dental Care Plan Unique to New Zealand

16 October 2014 10:16am | DentalCare West

Regular dental care is about to get a lot more affordable, thanks to a new one-of-a-kind payment plan launching in Auckland this November. For many Aucklanders, the rising cost of living means regular dental care is a low priority... More >>

44. Waikato chosen to be FAST learners for stroke

16 October 2014 2:17pm | Stroke Foundation

Waikato residents will be the first in New Zealand to benefit from a large-scale public education campaign on how to recognise the symptoms of stroke. .. More >>

45. Change to life jacket safety by-laws

17 October 2014 11:28am | New Zealand Police

In October the Auckland region Navigation and Safety By-laws will change in relation to the wearing of Life Jackets. .. More >>

46. Annie Parker's message for NZ women

20 October 2014 1:15pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The Canadian woman whose cancer battles inspired a Hollywood movie has a message for Kiwis... More >>

47. New medicines improve options for respiratory conditions

20 October 2014 2:33pm | PHARMAC

PHARMAC decisions to fund four new medicines will improve treatment options for over 10,000 people with a wide range of respiratory conditions. .. More >>

48. Snake Invasion of New Zealand Seems Inevitable

05 September 2000 5:53pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

A snake invasion of New Zealand seems inevitable according to Forest and Bird following the discovery of yet another live snake in New Zealand... More >>

49. Fundraising For The Fight Against HIV & AIDs

15 February 2005 9:52am | Auckland City Mission

19th and 20th February 2005 will mark the 9th annual Heroic Gardens Summer Festival. One of Auckland's most popular summer events, the festival showcases some of Auckland's most beautiful and creative gay and lesbian-owned gardens... More >>

50. Xenical available from pharmacists

11 March 2005 1:52pm | Roche

Auckland, March 10 2005 - Weight loss medication Xenical® (orlistat) is now available direct from a pharmacist for the first time in New Zealand. Xenical has been re-classified to a pharmacist only medicine meaning pharmacists can sell Xenical to appropriate ..... More >>

51. New birth control pill to launch in NZ

18 April 2005 9:29am | Schering NZ Ltd

New Zealand women will soon have access to one of the world's most popular brands of birth control pill... More >>

52. Kiwis Are Keen Lovers Of Unsafe Sex

08 November 2005 2:29pm | Durex Global Sex Survey

New Zealand second highest in world for one-night stands New Zealanders have sex 114 times a year - ahead of global average & Australia Kiwis fourth highest in world for unsafe sex & third highest in world for number of sexual partners Queenstown ..... More >>

53. Maori will die sooner from Influenza pandemic

24 November 2005 1:33pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Leading Maori health provider Hapai te Hauora says that Maori will suffer more in the event of the flu pandemic... More >>

54. NZ leads the way with trans fat-free margarine

25 May 2006 10:52am | National Heart Foundation

New Zealanders are among the first in the world to have access to a wide variety of margarines and reduced fat spreads with negligible levels of trans fat... More >>

55. World Blood Donor Day Celebrity Morning Tea

14 June 2007 4:55pm | New Zealand Blood Service

New Zealand Blood Service celebrated World Blood Donor Day on Thursday 14 June with a star-packed celebrity morning tea at its Epsom Centre in Auckland... More >>

56. Palliative care service working well

06 November 2008 12:48pm | Wairarapa DHB

Kahukura, Wairarapa's new service for caring for people who are terminally ill and their families has completed its first two months with strong demand. Since it began on 1 September, the service has cared for 66 patients and their families referred ..... More >>

57. Leprosy Still a Problem in NZ and the Pacific

26 January 2010 11:43am | Pacific Leprosy

Social attitudes, rather than a lack of medicine, are the major reason leprosy continues to be a problem in the Pacific Islands and to a lesser extent in New Zealand according to Jill Tomlinson, General Manager of the Pacific Leprosy Foundation in Christchurch... More >>

58. Return to Practice Website Dedicated to NZ Nurses

13 July 2010 12:41pm | District Health Boards

A combination of shared stories and hard facts are now available on a website designed to attract and encourage New Zealand trained nurses back into the health workforce. .. More >>

59. GP trial at Thames starts well

19 January 2011 10:24am | Waikato District Health Board

None of the patients fast tracked through Thames Hospital's emergency department by a general practitioner as part of a three-month pilot required a referral to emergency department specialists. The pilot began in Thames on 8 January where Thames Medical ..... More >>

60. Waikato DHB lactation consultants help new mums

09 August 2011 12:54pm | Waikato District Health Board

Debbie Graham and Alys Brown from Waikato District Health Board's lactation consultant services are busier than ever. They talk about the rewards of the job, and some of the issues they face.(pictures available on request) .. More >>

61. Bupa purchase brain injury rehabilitation business

31 May 2012 7:02pm | Bupa

One of New Zealand's largest aged care providers Bupa Care Services is expanding into brain injury rehabilitation. The national care provider today announced that it had purchased Abano Rehabilitation. .. More >>

62. Hamilton student wins Transfusion Art competition

22 June 2012 1:18pm | Waikato District Health Board

Mark Stevenson, a 17-year-old Hamilton Christian School student, took out the Transfusion Art competition with a piece judge Tim Croucher programme leader of Wintec School of Media Arts described as "stunning"... More >>

63. Consumers getting a raw deal about raw milk

21 August 2012 12:58pm | Soil and Health Association

"Repeated misinformation about the safety of raw milk and the fact it is limited to farm gate sales, which gives limited access to city dwellers, is giving the consumer a raw deal" says Debbie Swanwick Spokesperson for Soil & Health - Organic ..... More >>

64. New Tikipunga Integrated Family Health Centre

08 April 2013 1:31pm | Northland DHB

Dr Aniva Lawrence and her husband Leroy broke new ground on the weekend opening Te Whareora O Tikipunga, Whangarei's first integrated family health centre with a Powhiri on Saturday morning. Te Whareora O Tikipunga is a partnership between Lawrence ..... More >>

65. Shared Care View means faster, safer, better care

23 August 2013 4:57pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury people are once again set to benefit from the Canterbury Health System's trademark innovative approach. Nowhere else has health information been securely shared on such a scale, or with such a range of benefits for people who need to access ..... More >>

66. Immunisation coverage up - NZ falling behind in vaccine use

09 September 2013 1:25pm | Immunisation Advisory Centre

New Zealand is now among the best in the world in reducing equity gaps in immunisation coverage, reports the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) as it heralds the 8th New Zealand National Immunisation Conference to be held in Auckland this week from September ..... More >>

67. Homecare Medical's new clinical decision support system live

26 February 2014 2:20pm | ProCare Health

Homecare Medical (formerly HML) has 'pushed the button' on its new clinical decision support system, Odyssey Tele Assess. 'We've spent the last 18 months searching the world for an intelligent, evidence-based clinical decision support system that ..... More >>

68. Female Condom - Approved For Use in NZ

07 April 2014 11:34am | Glyde Healthcare

After more than 3 years of campaigning, the female condom is legal in New Zealand. Minister of Health, Hon Tony Ryall has approved an amendment to the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion Act 1977 to allow for the sale of female condoms within ..... More >>

69. Review of low-vision rehabilitation services worthless

17 June 2014 12:59pm | Visual Impairment Charitable Trust Aotearoa NZ

A trust working for the restoration of publicly-funded low vision rehabilitation services is dissociating itself from a Ministry of Health commissioned review of those services... More >>

70. Fizzy-Free at DHB Well-Received

25 September 2014 12:36pm | Northland DHB

The decision to remove sugar-sweetened beverages from Northland DHB hospital cafeterias and vending machines after October 1 has been met with enthusiastic approval from both staff and public... More >>

71. Auckland Deaf Society launches bequest programme

29 September 2014 1:50pm | Auckland Deaf Society

According to the Department of Internal Affairs' Charities Services there are 27,422 registered charities in New Zealand which generate a combined income of $15.7 million a year[2]... More >>

72. Plunket and Public Trust partner for the next three years

01 October 2014 11:42am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Public Trust has committed to becoming a 'Pick Me Help Plunket' partner for the next three years. This means the two organisations are now allies, intent on growing a sustainable, long term relationship designed to support New Zealand families and ..... More >>

73. 1500 teens sign up for SPARX

03 October 2014 4:06pm | University of Auckland

More than 1500 young New Zealanders have signed up to use e-therapy tool SPARXsince it launched six months ago. SPARX is a self-help online program designed to teach young people aged 12 to 19 the skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed. ..... More >>

74. Low fat diet sees heart disease rates drop

06 October 2014 10:28am | University of Auckland

New Zealanders have never been healthier in terms of heart disease with death rates plummeting since the 1960s, according to cardiac epidemiologist, Professor Rod Jackson. The statistics are very clear, says Professor Jackson from the University of Auckland. ..... More >>

75. Unhealthy foods don't give kids a sporting chance

07 October 2014 11:01am | NZ Population Health Congress

Research shows kids' sporting environments are dominated by unhealthy foods and beverages; and that parents often feel powerless to combat the marketing of junk food to their children, the NZ Population Health Conference in Auckland heard today... More >>

76. Shock at widening gaps in respiratory health

08 October 2014 1:45pm | Asthma Foundation

New statistics to be presented at the New Zealand Respiratory Conference based on 2013 data highlight that more needs to be done to support Maori and Pacific with respiratory conditions and those from the poorest households... More >>

77. White Ribbon Day Campaign Launched at Women's Prison

08 October 2014 5:11pm | Canterbury Family Violence Collaberation

White Ribbon Day Campaign Launched at Christchurch Women's Prison On October 13 the Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration along with its partners Canterbury Police, Corrections, Christchurch District Health Board and the Christchurch City Council ..... More >>

78. "Let's Talk About Breast"

09 October 2014 9:35am | Public Fitness and Wellbeing Trust

Breast cancer is New Zealand's third most common cancer and accounts for more than 600 deaths every year... More >>

79. More to be done on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

09 October 2014 2:51pm | Alcohol Healthwatch

A 'Call to Action' released today calls for more to be done to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in New Zealand. .. More >>

80. Speech to Polio NZ Inc. Wednesday 15 October 2014

16 October 2014 9:54am | Rotary New Zealand

It is significant that Polio NZ Inc have chosen to celebrate the 25th Jubilee in October for two reasons. .. More >>

81. International White Cane Safety Day - 15 October

16 October 2014 10:06am | Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand

International White Cane Safety Day is observed annually on 15 October, in recognition of the White Cane, the international symbol of blindness and independence. .. More >>

82. Exercise is the wonder drug for people affected by cancer

16 October 2014 1:09pm | Wright Communications

On November 1st New Zealand's largest stand up paddle board event, Starboard Paddle For Hope, and The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Trust will come together to raise funds for people affected by cancer in New Zealand... More >>

83. Canterbury Health System preparing for Ebola

16 October 2014 5:18pm | Canterbury DHB

With the alert on Ebola being stepped up internationally, there's been a rapid response within the Canterbury Health System in preparing for the disease if it was to reach our shores... More >>

84. Child, Youth And Family Apologies Over Rape Case

05 November 1999 9:01am | Mediacom press release distribution

Child, Youth and Family says it deeply regrets not following proper procedure before it placed a 14-year-old Wellington youth with a gang member... More >>

85. Roger McClay Speech To Children In Media Forum

27 March 2000 5:18pm | Unknown

It is my very great pleasure to address this forum today on a topic that is dear to my heart, and central to my role as Commissioner for Children - that of Children's rights in the media... More >>

86. Palm Trees Wanted For Brighton

06 June 2000 5:01pm | Christchurch City Council

WANTED: Twelve Phoenix palm trees are needed for the redevelopment of the New Brighton Pedestrian Mall... More >>

87. Counting the cost of power pole carnage

10 July 2000 4:13pm | Unknown

Alongside every road in New Zealand is a slender strip of ground that soaks up the blood of people killed or maimed in daily collisions with electricity networks... More >>

88. FDANZ Leaders Front Up

30 May 2001 11:58am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The president and vice president of the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) will visit the Bay of Plenty next week to talk in person with those who lost money invested in pre-paid funeral plans... More >>

89. Butterfly Children Receive GG's Patronage

29 November 2001 9:39am | Released via Communication Trumps

Children with a rare genetic disorder, known as EB or Epidermolysis Bullosa, in which skin breaks down and blisters at the slightest touch, today (subs 28 November) received the Governor General's patronage at a special event to mark the beginning of the ..... More >>

90. New Hormone Replacement Spray Offers Much Needed

19 March 2002 9:28am | Mediacom press release distribution

A groundbreaking new hormonal nasal spray now being trialled in New Zealand is expected to provide menopausal women with a simple, safe and effective option for hormone replacement therapy... More >>

91. Fisheries Commission to assess suggestions

17 September 2002 7:56am | Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission

The Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission said today it would take the time to assess the suggestions put forward by the group of Iwi calling itself the Iwi Forum... More >>

92. Life Jacket Campaign Aimed At Saving Lives

14 October 2002 9:34am | Maritime Safety Authority

Of the 100 people who have drowned in boats in New Zealand waters over the last five years, around 75 would still be alive if they had been wearing a lifejacket. That's the sobering message behind the Maritime Safety Authority's summer campaign 'Stay ..... More >>

93. Barnardos welcomes new Group Manager

27 February 2003 1:33pm | Barnardos

Barnardos is extending a warm welcome to its new Group Manager for Central/Southern Region... More >>

94. Targeted to Treat Depression - new generation SSRI

03 July 2003 2:35pm | Lundbeck

Lundbeck Media Release 3 July 2003 Targeted to Treat Depression - new generation SSRI Lexapro® now available in New Zealand.. More >>

95. Hawke's Bay DHB Appoints Chief Operating Officer

10 October 2003 9:12am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke's Bay District Health Board chief executive officer, Chris Clarke, announced the appointment of Mr Ray Lind to the position of chief operating officer... More >>

96. Published Gisborne Doctors Promote Asthma Control

12 December 2003 10:33am | Tairawhiti District Health

New research by Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) doctors indicates asthmatics could benefit significantly from a breathing technique named after a Russian medical pioneer... More >>

97. Ensuring Rape & Sexual Assault Survivors Services

18 February 2004 4:22pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Group Working to ensure survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault get the support and services they need... More >>

98. Outpatients Clinics Moved At North Shore Hospital

16 April 2004 12:57am | Waitemata District Health Board

A new lung function service and pre-admission assessments will be among facilities available at North Shore Hospital's redeveloped Outpatients department opening on Monday April 26... More >>

99. Nitrous Oxide Imports for Misuse Illegal

22 April 2005 3:06pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health warns that nitrous oxide imports will receive greater scrutiny from today ... More >>

100. SPARC launches Push Play Activator

02 July 2005 5:39pm | SPARC

Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) aims to inspire inactive Kiwis to get active with a new tool called the Push Play Activator... More >>

 

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