Kathryn Scott

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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

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

Love your heart

With World Heart Day coming up this Sunday, the Midweek spoke to Whaiora nurse Kuini de la Mare about the importance of looking after your ticker. Read More

Landmark Report Released into Maori Aging and Disabilities

The New Zealand Maori Council has released a comprehensive policy statement challenging the Government and policy makers to do more when it comes to Maori elders, the aging and those... Read More

2019 Halberg Games

The Halberg Games is a national, three day sports competition open to physically disabled and visually impaired 8-21 year olds. Read More

Peer Support Service - registrations now open

Are you an amputee interested receiving support from a Peer Support Volunteer? We are excited to announce the launch of our Peer Support Service, with registration for recipients now open. Read More

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