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Dog Owners Urged To Be Aware Of Canine Cough Symptoms As Outbreak Hits Aotearoa

Wed, 18 May 2022 11:00:22 +1200 | Veterinary Council Of New Zealand

The Veterinary Council of New Zealand (VCNZ) is reminding dog owners to keep an eye out for symptoms of canine cough in their pets, as the virus is having a resurgence across the country. The clinical name for canine cough (also known as kennel cough) ...More >>

Bee Engaged: World Bee Day 2022

Tue, 17 May 2022 12:22:48 +1200 | Apiculture NZ

Building a better future for bees is the focus of this year’s World Bee Day on Friday 20 May. “Not only does the honey bee provide us with a great source of natural food, but it also plays a critical role as a commercial pollinator in our agriculture ...More >>

New Caledonia Groupama Race: Open For Business

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:54:36 +1200 | Groupama Race

The New Caledonian borders are completely open to international travellers, and more flights are being added every week, so competitors and their families and friends will find it even easier to travel to enjoy the beauty, hospitality and spirit of ...More >>

Signing Vape Bill Will Ensure Legacy For Philippine President

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:21:32 +1200 | CAPHRA

“Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will create an enduring legacy by signing the Vape Bill into law before he leaves office, and we are confident he’ll do just that,” says Peter Dator, President of consumer group Vapers PH and CAPHRA member. ...More >>

Campaign Aims To Highlight Mental Health Issues Within Kiwi Music Industry

Fri, 13 May 2022 16:00:43 +1200 | Voices of Hope

Voices of Hope’s mental health in music campaign has made a return for NZ Music Month. The project Music Holds Hope, which is now in its second year, aims to highlight significant mental health issues faced within the music industry and involves a series ...More >>

The Meat In My Mouth: Why I Became Vegan

Fri, 13 May 2022 13:04:21 +1200 | Lynley Tulloch

I often tell people that Harry is my pet because that is the only way people can understand why an animal (usually slaughtered for meat) is living with me and my partner Andrew. I have coffee with Harry and he allows me to lean on him and enjoy ...More >>

Causes Of Car Accidents

Wed, 11 May 2022 09:41:59 +1200 | Hugh Grant

Motor vehicle accidents resulting in death and injuries take a terrible physical and emotional toll on the survivors, relatives, and close friends of those involved in these events. The following 2022 US car accident statistics make for scary reading: ...More >>

New Zealanders’ Attitudes Toward Privacy Shifting But Key Concerns Remain – New Privacy Report

Mon, 9 May 2022 09:49:46 +1200 | Office of the Privacy Commissioner

New Zealanders’ attitudes toward privacy are changing as developing technologies and the global pandemic require us to share more personal information. But three-out-of-five New Zealanders still report concern about businesses sharing their personal information ...More >>

Bird Shooting Season Is Bad News For All Birds

Fri, 6 May 2022 10:53:12 +1200 | SAFE For Animals

The bird shooting season, which begins on Saturday 7 May this year, means countless birds, including natives like pūkeko, kakīānau (black swan), pūtangitangi (paradise shelduck), pārera (grey duck) and kuruwhengi (Australasian shoveler duck), will ...More >>

Feds: Have Fun Hunters, But Don’t Duck Your Responsibilities

Wed, 4 May 2022 12:58:40 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Safety first and always - and don’t forget to seek permission before accessing private land. They’re the key messages from Federated Farmers ahead of Saturday and the start of the 2022 duck-shooting season. "Enjoy yourselves for sure - ...More >>

Thailand’s Health Minister Won’t Stop Legalization Of Vaping

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 17:27:27 +1200 | CAPHRA

“Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul may not support the legalization of e-cigarettes, but most politicians and the public do, with legal vape sales only months away,” says Asa Saligupta, Director of ECST (ENDS Cigarette Smoke Thailand). ...More >>

Intense Workouts Better Than Walking 10,000 Steps A Day

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 10:24:36 +1200 | Make Lemonade

Intense workouts can improve a person's fitness more, compared to milder forms of exercise like walking 10,000 steps a day, according to a brand new report by Boston University School of Medicine researchers. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie ...More >>

Make Lasting Change On Earth Day By Kicking Your Food Waste Habits

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 14:22:19 +1200 | Five plus a day

Kiwi consumers have a secret dirty habit that emits more tonnes of carbon emissions each year than 150,000 cars. In 2021 we threw away enough food waste to keep entire population of Dunedin fed for three years*, and the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is ...More >>

Families With A Serious Illness Are Feeling Financial Pressure More Than Ever

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 12:15:49 +1200 | Cancer Society

The Cancer Society and have teamed up to create a new financial and legal resource for New Zealanders facing a serious or terminal diagnosis. The recently launched life guide is the first step towards helping make the financial journey ...More >>

Report Shows Physical Activity Level Of Auckland’s Asian Communities Significantly Impacted By COVID-19

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 13:06:51 +1200 | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

A report into the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on the physical activity level of Asian communities across Auckland is providing helpful insights for the sport and recreation sector as New Zealand finds itself dealing with changing norms due ...More >>

Ten Have Into Unfamiliar Territory At Palma World Cup

Sat, 9 Apr 2022 16:53:32 +1200 | Yachting New Zealand

Veerle ten Have was having to do some homework because of a series of outstanding results overnight (NZ time) that puts her in with a chance of taking out the women's iQFoil at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma. New Zealand will be represented in ...More >>

Fresh Look To NZ Squads In Return To International Competition

Sun, 3 Apr 2022 17:19:02 +1200 | Yachting New Zealand

It's not just the cool winds that can often blow through Palma at this time of year, but there's a distinct freshness to this year's Princess Sofia Regatta. Not only is it the biggest Olympic classes event in two years, with more than 1000 sailors ...More >>

Āio Fitness & Wellbeing: Creating A Wellbeing Service For Wāhine In Christchurch

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 12:03:32 +1300 | AIO Fitness and Wellbeing Crisharna (Sharn) is a fitness and personal trainer in Otautahi with a passion to see the women of Christchurch and Aotearoa focus on their own health and wellbeing. For some time Sharn has been utilising her skills as a ...More >>

Auckland Council Pressures Parliament To Act On Community Alcohol Harm Reduction

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:34:06 +1300 | Green Party

Auckland Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on MPs to support Auckland Central MP Chlöe Swarbrick’s Members’ bill to minimise alcohol harm - an unprecedented step that puts pressure on Parliament to act. “Auckland Council’s support of ...More >>

Economic And Social Wellbeing Concerns Intensify For Kiwis

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 10:03:33 +1300 | BusinessNZ

New research reveals New Zealanders are becoming increasingly worried about their economic and social wellbeing off the back of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Kantar’s (formerly Colmar Brunton) 2022 Better Futures report , released today in conjunction ...More >>


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