Sorry, your browser is too old to view this website.

Click Here To See How To Update or

Visit our basic site

Sunday, October 26, 2014

SunLive - The Bay's news first
LATEST
TRENDING

OPINION POLL

After a spate of recent gun crimes, do you think NZ police officers should be armed at all times?

Yes
No
VOTE
RESULTS

Home >> Local News >> Health
RSS

Bay of Plenty tourism operators remain confident the current cruise ship season will not be hampered by fears of Ebola arriving on New Zealand shores. Cruise lines are currently implementing strict new screening tests on passengers boarding ships around...

read more

‘Slip, slop, slap and wrap'. For one Tauranga school, being able to complete the SunSmart message after introducing optional sunglasses to its school uniform is something to take pride in. Otumoetai Intermediate students Josh Christie and...

read more

Matt Hohua was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia more than 13 years ago, but thanks to a mental health provider in the Eastern Bay, he now runs three microbusinesses. Before joining Pou Whakaaro's Microbusiness Programme, Matt says he had difficulty...

read more

New Zealanders' daily drinking habits mean many are exceeding their recommended sugar intake, says a public health expert. Bay of Plenty residents are being asked to think twice about that soft drink, juice, energy drink or flavoured milk they pack...

read more

Countdown staff across the Bay have come up with inventive ideas to raise money for the 2014 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. Both Tauranga and Whakatane hospitals have benefited from this fundraising initiative, which has raised nearly $7 million since...

read more

With the growing number of calls police are receiving involving people with mental health problems, a new approach to training is being implemented. Kites Trust facilitator with recruits at the RNZPC. Training led by people with first-hand experience...

read more

Patient numbers at Tauranga Hospital's Emergency Department have risen 41 per cent in 10 years with recent weeks proving especially busy. Hospital staff have been dealing with numbers more commonly seen around the traditional peak time of New Year's...

read more

Nurses from around the country are in Tauranga for a national conference described as “chicken soup for the emergency department soul”. The 23rd Annual Conference of the College of Emergency Nurses is taking place at Trinity Warf Hotel today...

read more

The source of a nasty gastro-intestinal outbreak is still under investigation after five cases were reported in the Bay of Plenty. Ministry of Primary Industries general regulation and assurance deputy director Scott Gallacher says incomplete and preliminary...

read more

A resident in a mental health secure unit in Tauranga set fire to their pillow last night. Staff extinguished the bedding fire on 20th Avenue using a dry powder extinguisher, says Tauranga senior station officer Phil Price. The incident took place at...

read more

BAY TODAY


Bamboo in the Hamilton Gardens. Photo by Chloe Phillips. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty.
photos@thesun.co.nz