Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Health

54 new cases of COVID-19 - Ministry of Health

Today there are 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 22 new probable cases. There are no additional deaths to report.

There are now 241 reported cases which we can confirm have recovered.

Sacrificing for our health - Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Rotorua nurse Gavin Wallace has had to make a few more sacrifices than most of us since New Zealand went into lockdown last month, but he knows it will be all worth it.

One new case of COVID-19 confirmed in Hawke's Bay

The Ministry of Health today reported one new Covid-19 case in Hawke’s Bay.

Can contact tracing apps save us from COVID-19? - University of Canterbury

Contact tracing technology has entered the discussion about COVID-19- a health and medical geography expert at the University of Canterbury looks at the possibilities and why contact tracing is vital for combating the virus.

FMA stops misleading ads for COVID-19 health insurance

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning people about misleading claims that they need health insurance to cover emergency medical bills for COVID-19.

Staying connected in uncertain times - St John NZ

The COVID-19 lockdown means that people are physically isolated at a level never seen before in New Zealand.

New closing time for Whakatane COVID-19 assessment centre announced

The Whakatāne COVID-19 assessment centre will be opening from 9am-4pm daily starting this Thursday (9 April).

The new opening hours mean the Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) at the Whakatāne War Memorial Hall will be closing two hours earlier than it had been previously.

Patients encouraged to stay connected using free hospital Wifi - DHB

Patients at Hawke’s Bay Hospital are being encouraged to stay connected with loved ones during its Covid-19 no-visitor policy restrictions, by using the hospital’s free wifi.

'Director has positive experience with virtual consultations at Whanganui clinic'

Alex Forsyth, Director of Allied Health Scientific and Technical at the Whanganui District Health Board, says having her three children checked out by the Whanganui Accident and Medical clinic (WAM) over the weekend was a positive experience and much easier than she had anticipated.

Vaping bill could create more community harm - AVCA

The Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) will challenge Parliament’s Health Select Committee tomorrow morning, saying the Government’s vaping bill in its current form runs the risk of protecting Big Tobacco.