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Food advertising to children 'financially unsustainable'

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:22 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Healthy Auckland Together is asking the reviewers of the advertising code for children to consider the cost of promotion of unhealthy foods to the country’s economy. More >>

How Obesogenic is my City?

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 12:53 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

An Auckland coalition set up to reduce obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition has found mixed results in its first analysis of the city’s environment. More >>

Small jellyfish cause of beach rash

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 1:48 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service is confident that microscopic jellyfish are at the root of rashes found on Auckland beach bathers this summer. More >>

Public health in overdrive managing measles outbreak

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 3:18 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) are working hard to contain a measles outbreak with 48 people currently in quarantine, four confirmed cases of the disease and more cases being investigated following a public health alert last week when ... More >>

Measles alert from person who ignored quarantine instruction

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 4:34 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed a measles alert for Skycity Casino and Sugar Tree apartments after an individual ignored medical instructions to go into quarantine. More >>

Measles Alert Over Infected Plane Passenger

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:58 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Passengers on board the China Southern Airlines flight CZ305 arriving at Auckland International Airport on Saturday 30th January 2016 may have been exposed to measles. More >>

Take precautions with compost and potting mix

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:47 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

17 November 2015 Take precautions with compost and potting mix It is spring, so Aucklanders are outdoors preparing the garden for summer, or tending to the veggie patch. Medical Officer of Health Dr Simon Baker enjoys gardening as much as the next ... More >>

Wise Group wins toughest smokefree award

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 4:20 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Wise Group wins toughest smokefree award Community-based support organisation Wise Group is just the fourth organisation in Auckland to be awarded an Auckland Regional Public Health Service Smokefree Award, as a smokefree workplace. More >>

Single cigarette sales create a shortcut to addiction

Friday, 7 August 2015, 10:11 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Selling cigarettes to young people is against the law and needs to stop if we’re to help them avoid smoking, says the Auckland Regional Public Health Service. More >>

Smokefree campaign tunes into Maori and Pasifika

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 2:10 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The drive over the decade to the nation’s Smokefree 2025 goal must see more smokefree programs tailored to help Maori and Pasifika quit smoking, according to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service. More >>

Confirmed Measles Case - Auckland

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 3:52 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland has a new confirmed case of measles. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) says the person visited several public places while they were infectious before being diagnosed. More >>

Tips for staying safe and healthy this summer

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:05 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Whether you are staying home or travelling out of town, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking Aucklanders to take steps to reduce the risks that can arise over summer. More >>

Auckland karaoke bar fined under Smokefree Environments Act

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 12:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS), has successfully prosecuted Chunsun Group Limited for repeated violations of the Smokefree Environments Act. More >>

No ‘Health Halo’ for Sports Drinks

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:54 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is opposing proposed changes to food regulations that would see sports drinks marketed as healthy. More >>

Auckland measles outbreak over

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 11:01 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

After nearly three months with no new confirmed cases, Auckland’s measles outbreak is officially over. More >>

Sign up for the 2014 Feetbeat Challenge

Monday, 25 August 2014, 10:21 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The 2014 Feetbeat Challenge begins on 8 September, and with registrations closing next Friday, 5 September, now is the time to sign up. More >>

Community Water Fluoridation is safe for everyone

Friday, 22 August 2014, 1:19 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Report released today by Sir Peter Gluckman, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor and the Royal Society of New Zealand confirms the safety and effectiveness of community water fluoridation. More >>

Survey shows Aucklanders support tighter alcohol policies

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:41 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Aucklanders have had their say on the sale and supply of alcohol in their region – and they strongly support more restrictions. More >>

Community organisation first recipient of Smokefree Award

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 3:18 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

With World Smokefree Day this Saturday, 31 May, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is celebrating those workplaces that are helping New Zealand towards a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025. More >>

Shellfish advisory for Waiheke Island lifted

Friday, 2 May 2014, 1:47 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Further to Tuesday’s alert of a suspected case of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) at Waiheke Island’s Onetangi Beach, test results conducted by the Ministry for Primary Industries have come back negative for PSP toxin. More >>

 

 

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