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Holiday parks raise over $100,000 for breast cancer research

A fund-raising challenge to New Zealand holiday parks has resulted in more than $100,000 being raised for breast cancer research.

Eighth group joins deaf foundation

The Hearing Therapists Association of New Zealand today became the eighth national organisation to join as a member organization of The National Foundation for the Deaf Inc.

New Southern Cancer Network service directory launched

New Southern Cancer Network service directory launched

A new service directory launched by the Southern Cancer Network offers a one-stop shop for people wanting to know more about services available in the South Island for people with cancer.

Go Auckland on Cancer ban - Cancer Society

The Cancer Society of New Zealand wholeheartedly supports the Auckland Council on its leadership role in tackling the 'big tobacco' issue.

Locations selected for breastscreening services in Rodney

Locations for the new mobile, fully digital breastscreening service in Rodney have been selected following input from service users, GPs and the wider community.

The Rodney locations which the new Breastscreen Waitemata Northland mobile unit will visit from July 1 this year are:

Opening of BOP community dental Clinic

Opening of BOP community dental Clinic

The Minister of Health, Tony Ryall will open the Otumoetai Community Dental Clinic on Friday 15 July 2011.

MP for Tauranga Simon Bridges will also speak at the function.

21st birthday for revolutionary heart treatment at Waikato Hospital

21st birthday for revolutionary heart treatment at Waikato Hospital

Waikato Hospital is celebrating 21 years of coronary angioplasty, the procedure that revolutionised the treatment of heart disease saving thousands of lives.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain for lower South Island

Thunderstorms and heavy rain for lower South Island

This warning affects people in the following local government areas:

HOROWHENUA, CARTERTON, KAPITI COAST and SOUTH WAIRARAPA.

At 05:22 am, MetService weather radar detected severe thunderstorms near KAPITI ISLAND and OFFSHORE KAPITI COAST.

Nelson Marlborough DHB cancels contract with Horizons Trust in Blenheim

Nelson Marlborough DHB cancels contract with Horizons Trust in Blenheim

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) has chosen not to continue the contract for Day Services for Youth Addiction Services with Horizons Trust in Blenheim.

Proposed reform of Misuse of Drugs Act well overdue says Bowden

Stargate co-founder Matt Bowden welcomed confirmation from Associate Minister of Health Hon Peter Dunne that the Government supported the Law Commission's recommendations on a regulatory regime for new psychoactives, and is working to put in place such a regime.