Archive: October, 2019

A little Pascoe magic inspiring young amputee

Teenager Ella Benn has lost part of her left leg, and part of her right lung, to cancer. Read More

Kids to shine light on Type 1 diabetes with mountain relay

Youngsters with Type 1 diabetes are taking part in the Around the Mountain Relay in a bid to raise awareness of the disease. Read the full story here.  Read More

Achilles NZ

Achilles NZ provides New Zealanders with disabilities the opportunity to participate alongside able-bodied athletes in local, national and international events. https://www.achillesnewzealand.org/ Read More

Nominations sought for NZALS Board

Nominations are being sought for the NZALS Board in Wellington. This is a fantastic opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of amputees in New Zealand. Read More

More Māori and Pacific health workers should be doctors, nurses and managers - Dr Matire Harwood

District Health Boards are among the biggest employers of Māori and Pacific people. But they're not doctors, nurses and managers, they're cleaners, kitchen workers and orderlies. In the third of a four part series, Carmen... Read More

Addressing social factors 'key to tackling Pasifika health problems'

A New Zealand-based health manager says the social determinants of health need to be addressed in the fight against diabetes and obesity. See the full story here.  Read More

Liam takes on all challenges in first Halberg Games attendance

Read Liam's awesome story leading up to his first Halberg Games here  Read More