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New Zealand’s first online yoga website launches

With the global popularity of yoga, many Kiwis are exploring ways to move in this gentle style. But attending public yoga classes can get expensive and it’s not always easy to find a class that works with our schedules. A new online yoga website aims to solve that by sharing premium yoga classes via videos that people can follow along to anytime and anywhere.

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September 14th, 2018 at 9:09 am

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

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Good Pantry – Fuelling your Health and a Sustainable future

A new business start-up with a focus on sustainable food choices in the form of superfoods. Created by three Kiwi friends on a mission to provide New Zealand with sustainable superfoods, GOOD PANTRY is the answer to eating for your future and good health, today. Good Pantry superfoods have a low impact on the worlds resources, combined with an impressive nutritional profile.

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February 25th, 2018 at 7:39 pm

Regions & Categories: Environment,Food,Health,New Zealand

Hunting Wild Game With Lead-Based Ammunition May Contaminate Food Supply

New Zealand researchers publish a report which finds hunters using lead-based projectiles risk unsafe exposure to toxic lead in their meat.

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December 22nd, 2017 at 2:28 pm

Regions & Categories: Food,Health,Nelson,New Zealand

Eye Care Initiative for Wellington Special Olympics

Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes from around NZ will be screened for undiagnosed eye conditions with the support of a local charity. More than 1070 Kiwi special needs athletes will benefit from the eye screening initiative which will see them receive specialist eye care during their events beginning in Wellington this month.

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November 30th, 2017 at 4:10 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

New Interactive Tool to Help Kiwis Living with HIV

Kiwis living with HIV will now have access to a new interactive tool to help them overcome a range of treatment barriers and better communicate with their healthcare providers.

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November 30th, 2017 at 4:08 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Kiwi Company Fighting Exploitation of Farmers in the Superfood Market

Seleno Health, a NZ-based producer of maca from Peru, is crowdfunding to benefit small Peruvian farms and promote ethical and sustainable fair trade.

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November 3rd, 2017 at 8:14 am

Regions & Categories: Food,Health,Wellington

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GSK offering Employees World First Preventative Healthcare Initiative

A new world first preventative healthcare programme has been introduced to Kiwi workers and their families.The free programme offers screening and treatment for dozens of conditions which commonly affect Kiwis but are not currently funded – such as skin, cervical and bowel cancer, prenatal scans, HIV screening, cardiovascular and diabetes treatment, smoking cessation programmes, and a range of immunisations for employees and their families.

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October 2nd, 2017 at 2:19 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Kiwi Apathy Towards Cholesterol Concerning – Expert

A new study which found Kiwis do not consider the potential impact of their food choices on their cholesterol levels is worrying according to a leading academic expert.

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September 15th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Regions & Categories: Food,Health,New Zealand

Kiwis’ Cholesterol Levels Set to Benefit from New Food Innovation

A new innovation to a breakfast food first introduced almost 90 years ago will see the country’s most popular cereal brand introduce a new product containing plant sterols which are clinically proven to reduce LDL (or bad) cholesterol by up to nine per cent in four weeks.

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September 15th, 2017 at 3:58 pm

Regions & Categories: Food,Health,New Zealand

Study Finds High Level of Undiagnosed Vision Conditions

Almost half of tertiary students examined by a team of optometrists were found to have an undiagnosed vision condition according to new data gathered at Massey University.

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June 3rd, 2017 at 10:30 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Meth Testing Hawkes Bay Helping Fight P Epidemic

Methamphetamine contaminated houses have become a big issue in the Hawkes Bay. With methamphetamine users varying from kids in poor communities to wealthy white collar workers, without proper testing it is impossible to know if meth has been smoked in any home.

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May 22nd, 2017 at 4:50 pm

Men’s Mental Health NZ Campaign

Sam O’Sullivan, a trained Clinical Psychologist, is adventuring into stunning New Zealand locations to teach people how to be mindful in action, and is talking to outdoor Kiwi men about how they calmly focus their awareness in their own unique ways. He is challenging the stereotype of the stoic Kiwi male and exploring what real strength in modern New Zealand looks like.

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May 17th, 2017 at 12:53 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Agility CIS raises $4,033 for Shave for a Cure

Fourteen team members of Agility CIS have shaved their head and raised $4,033.12 for Shave for a Cure, the signature fundraising event for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand in Auckland.

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March 24th, 2017 at 7:44 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Charity,Health,New Zealand

Study on Impact of Poor Vision on Education

A new Massey University study is underway to investigate the impact of poor vision on the education potential of low decile primary school students.

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June 24th, 2016 at 8:35 pm

Regions & Categories: Education,Health,New Zealand

Go Anywhere Emergency Alarm

Smart Caller ‘Safe-Life Pendant’ Where ever there is 3G coverage in New Zealand, the Safe Life Pendant can put you in contact with someone to help you, or locate you in an emergency.

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June 21st, 2016 at 2:16 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Good Health Viralex® Attack With Epicor® For Winter Wellness

Don’t let winter slow you down! Ward off winter ills and chills naturally with Good Health’s Viralex® Attack With Epicor

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June 3rd, 2016 at 11:35 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Health

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Youth Healthcare Service Set to Close

A key health service for vulnerable New Zealand youth is expected to close within weeks unless emergency funding can be found.

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April 26th, 2016 at 12:54 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Whooping Cough NZ Cases Double

Two Starship paediatric specialists are warning Kiwi parents to ensure their children are vaccinated against whooping cough after new figures show New Zealand cases are up by over 108% for the same time last year.

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April 15th, 2016 at 10:36 am

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand

Fight winter ills and chills naturally in just 2 hours with new Viralex® attack – now with Epicor®

Trusted New Zealand natural health company, Good Health, has released an exciting new formulation for their popular Viralex® Attack range. Viralex® Attack now includes a unique, ground-breaking, natural ingredient called Epicor®….clinically proven to start working in 2 hours.

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February 18th, 2016 at 8:53 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Health

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NZ natural product clinically proven to improve arthritis

Newly published clinical data show New Zealand dietary supplement, Arthrem, is effective at treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis, a multi-billion dollar global market.

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December 8th, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Regions & Categories: Health,New Zealand,Wellington

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