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Kingston Flyer donates funds to Stroke Foundation

Judith Hyslop of the New Zealand Stroke Foundation receives a cheque for $5,500 from Kingston Flyer managing director David Bryce following a hugely successful fundraising weekend.

NZ specialist appointed to international board

A Christchurch Otolaryngologist has been appointed to an international board dedicated to the work and research on inner ear disorders and Meniere's disease.

Heart-felt donation to Mangakino community

The Rugby World Cup is over - but the benefits of the Cup are still continuing in local communities around New Zealand, as Mangakino receives its very own defibrillator from St John and Philips.

GE maize, Soya foods 'could be illegal'

GE Free New Zealand has just received the results from GE testing on infant foods and gluten free products undertaken in South Africa.

No further cases in Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is continuing to work with Auckland Council to encourage shock dosing of all cooling towers and industrial water cooling systems, in a region-wide effort to end the current outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

Record numbers expected for Great Forest Events

Event organisers are expecting record numbers for the annual Great Forest Events, a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k run or walk through Matariki Forest at Waitarere Beach this Saturday (April 14).

Closing the gaps for high needs young people

Waikato Hospital today launches its Waikids Gateway Assessment Service.

Gateway Assessments, announced in Budget 2011, is an interagency project between Child, Youth and Family Services (CYFS) and the health and education systems.

GE maize and soya could be dangerous - GE Free NZ

GE Free New Zealand has just received the results from GE testing on infant foods and gluten free products undertaken in South Africa. These have confirmed that the South African foods significantly exceeded the percentage levels of GE maize and soy that the importer had informed us of.

877 women admitted to hospital after abortions

By Right to Life

North Canterbury health hub public meetings planned

North Canterbury health hub public meetings planned

Public meetings will start next week to discuss the planned health hub for North Canterbury.

The five meetings are as follows:

Thursday 12 April, 10am - 11.30am, Catholic Church, Chervier Centre, 41 Victoria Street, Rangiora