Reimagining wellbeing for Mental Health Week

Mental Health Awareness Week starts on Monday September 21 and this year’s theme encourages New Zealanders to reflect on the big and small actions... Read More

Person escaped managed isolation hotel in Rotorua

A man escaped from the managed isolation Sudima Hotel in Rotorua last night. The person was located within half-an-hour near the facility. Air Commodore... Read More

Measles and flu to teach MOH outbreak lessons

Work is underway to further strengthen New Zealand’s management of communicable disease outbreaks in response to recommendations from two newly... Read More

Warning issued over weight loss coffee

People are being warned against using a coffee that is marketed for weight loss as it has been found to contain phenethylamine. Phenethylamine is a... Read More

Papamoa gym gets moving for mental health

  A gym in Papamoa is once again playing their part to open up a conversation about mental health.   Snap Fitness Papamoa will kick off... Read More

Tauranga man walks to Wellington with pink casket

Tauranga man Peter van Zweeden is setting out on foot for Wellington today, with a little pink casket strapped to his back. He wants to raise awareness... Read More

Public transport distancing requirements relaxed

Physical distancing requirements on public transport have been relaxed following a review by the Ministry of Health to determine whether they are still... Read More

Living with aphasia

  Everyone has moments where the word you want to say is on the tip of your tongue but it won’t come out.   For people living with... Read More

Larry ‘happy as larry’ takes a break

Tauranga City Councillor and former Deputy Mayor Larry Baldock doesn’t tend to take much time off for a break, but he found himself ‘as happy... Read More

Covid-19: Two new cases today

There have been two new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today, including a health worker who works at the Jet Park quarantine facility in Auckland. There... Read More

Two health workers hit by Covid

Two staff at Waitematā District Health Board have tested positive for Covid-19. Both were thought to be linked to the Mt Roskill sub-cluster and they... Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week looks back at 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week this year will be acknowledging the tough year Kiwis have faced so far. There’s just over a week to go until Mental... Read More

Covid-19: Two new cases in NZ

  There are two new community cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.   Both new cases have an epidemiological link to an existing... Read More

More NZDF to support Rotorua isolation facilities

  Fifty members of the New Zealand Defence Force have been welcomed to Rotorua as they take up positions in the city's three managed isolation... Read More

Latest coronavirus news in NZ

  Public health experts think the Auckland August cluster and sub-clusters should be re-classified as the country’s second outbreak.   To... Read More