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$2.24 million boost for early career researchers

Seven early career researchers at Victoria University of Wellington have received a total of $2.24 million to pursue their research into issues ranging from health and wellbeing to climate change after receiving MBIE Science...

Free meningococcal B vaccine for people most at risk

Around 1,500 people who are at higher risk of contracting meningococcal disease will soon be able to get the meningococcal B vaccine for free. Meningococcal disease can lead to serious illnesses including meningitis (inflammation of...

Charities funding applications to open in July

The Trusts, a social enterprise that derives its funding from its hospitality and retail operations is committing over $1 million to charities and local groups this year - despite facing an uncertain trading environment. The...

New Zealand Health Group announces Māori health scholarships

The New Zealand Health Group (NZHG) is proud to announce its sponsorship of three new undergraduate Māori health scholarships in 2021, in partnership with Whitireia New Zealand and its charitable trust for scholarships, the...

Red Cross appeals for Kiwis to help us get ready for disasters

We know emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. Our communities are often hit hard by the consequences – people are impacted, perhaps homes, schools or workplaces are damaged, access and transportation disrupted,...

Inaugural Chief Advisor Māori appointed to PHARMAC

A dedicated senior Māori leadership role has been created in PHARMAC demonstrating the strong commitment PHARMAC has to ensuring equitable health outcomes for Māori. “PHARMAC is committed to upholding the articles of te Tiriti o...

Innovative MRI technology created by university researchers

University researchers have developed new technology to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines more comfortable, accessible, and affordable, in a collaboration between scientists and designers at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. “Current MRI technology...

Young men failing to launch: Is too much gaming creating vampires?

With the summer holidays on the horizon, Jody Hopkinson talks to Dion Howard about supporting young people whose gaming habits are negatively impacting on their own and their families’ lives.

Physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathy: what you might not know

Pelvic health physiotherapy We rarely talk about problems in your nether regions i.e. “poos, wees and sex” and that needs to change, says Tauranga-based pelvic floor physiotherapist Claire Baker. “We’ll talk about lower back pain...

Navigating New Zealand’s dental care

Unlike most other healthcare in New Zealand, dental care is not publicly funded, and the cost can deter people from getting treatment. While children and adolescents are entitled to free basic oral health services...

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Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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