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Legislation another milestone in pay equity journey

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it is incredibly pleased at today’s announcement that pay equity legislation has come before Parliament.

Ageing gracefully in the era of emerging technologies to be discussed

Ageing gracefully in the era of emerging technologies is the topic international speaker, Professor Lori Hand will be examining at the SUPA-NZ Successful Ageing Symposium on 15 October, Mount Maunganui.

'Revolutionary' PPP may help with health's 'nightmare'

New Zealand’s newfound surgical "nightmare" could easily be fixed if District Health Boards are willing to invest in in-sourcing a competent workforce, says one medical expert.

Sexual and reproductive health and rights 'for equality'

As New Zealand celebrates the milestone of 125 years of Women’s Suffrage, Family Planning says sexual and reproductive health and rights must be at the centre of discussions about gender equality.

Online gaming: What's the fuss?

Concerns over the addictive nature of online gaming and its effects will be addressed by a national expert at a free event in Tauranga.

Cigna supports mental health for Kiwi kids

Cigna New Zealand has partnered with Life Education Trust to support mental health education in schools. The children’s mental and physical health charity is conducting a new evaluation project to gain a better understanding of the daily challenges faced by Kiwi kids.

Walk to remember, walk for dementia this September

This September thousands of Kiwis will be going the extra mile for the 60,000 people living with dementia in NZ.

Launched in 2012, World Alzheimers Month aims to raise awareness of dementia and challenge the stigma associated with the condition.

Well Child app 2.0 released

An app that helps New Zealand whānau transition into parenthood has had an upgrade.

Waikato woman helping breast cancer survivors

A Waikato woman who has overcome two types of cancer is giving back by helping other women who’ve battled breast cancer.

ASH survey show less than 2% of Year 10 students use e-cigarettes daily

Results from the ASH year 10 smoking survey show that in 2017 fewer than 2% of Year 10 students use e-cigarettes daily.