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Health warning removed for algal bloom in the Hurunui River

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 4:57 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warning removed for algal bloom in the Hurunui River at State Highway 7 near the Balmoral Swimming Hole The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:29 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found ... More >>

Health advice ahead of severe weather

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 9:47 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Cyclone Gita is currently moving southeast across the upper and central South Island and the lower North Island, as predicted. Severe gale force winds and heavy rain are expected to hit Canterbury this afternoon (Tuesday 20 Feb) and continue into ... More >>

Health warning – toxic algal bloom in Lake Pegasus

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 4:47 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Pegasus. People and animals, particularly children and dogs, should ... More >>

Third measles case confirmed – Cantabrians warned

Monday, 12 February 2018, 6:16 pm | Canterbury DHB

Third measles case confirmed – Cantabrians warned to be vigilant Another case of measles has been confirmed in Canterbury with public health officials urging the community to be extra vigilant, and get vaccinated. An 18 year-old woman is the third ... More >>

Health Warning for Ashley/Rakahuri River

Monday, 12 February 2018, 1:54 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning for Ashley/Rakahuri River The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning for the Ashley/Rakahuri River near the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge. The warning follows the finding of high levels ... More >>

Measles warning for Christchurch

Friday, 9 February 2018, 3:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Community and Public Health is investigating a second case of measles in Christchurch. An 11-year-old child is recovering at home after contracting the virus in a general practice waiting room. Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Alistair Humphrey, ... More >>

Measles warning issued in Christchurch

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 5:47 pm | Canterbury DHB

Measles warning issued in Christchurch The Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health team has issued a measles warning after a man who attended Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department has since been confirmed as having ... More >>

Health warning lifted for the Selwyn River at Whitecliffs

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 1:47 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warning lifted for the Selwyn River at Whitecliffs Domain The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain. ... More >>

Health Warning issued for Kahutara River near SH1

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:52 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Kahutara River near State Highway 1, Peketa. More >>

Media Advisory - Keep cool and hydrated

Friday, 26 January 2018, 1:45 pm | Canterbury DHB

It’s a long-held view that summer’s hottest days arrive just as the children return to school – and that’s set to ring true with a week of high temperatures forecast across the country in the coming week. The North Canterbury town of Waiau ... More >>

Health warning – Algal Bloom in the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Friday, 26 January 2018, 11:22 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River near Chamberlains Ford. The warning follows finding a moderate cover of potentially toxic blue-green algae ... More >>

Canterbury DHB staff member appointed to Inquiry team

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 2:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is congratulating one of its Specialist Mental Health Service (SMHS) staff on his appointment to the Mental Health Inquiry Review team. More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Hurunui River

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 2:36 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui River near State Highway 7 at the Balmoral Swimming Hole. More >>

Warning removed for algal bloom at the Ashley/Rakahuri River

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 7:16 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warning removed for algal bloom at the Ashley/Rakahuri River at State Highway 1 and the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued ... More >>

Algal Bloom in Rakahuri/Ashley River (Updated)

Friday, 29 December 2017, 11:17 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Clarification of affected area [further to last night’s media release] Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Rakahuri/Ashley River around the Bridge on State Highway 1 near Waikuku The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Rakahuri/Ashley River

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 6:52 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Rakahuri/Ashley River The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for Rakahuri/Ashley River. The warning follows finding moderate cover with detaching ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 12:50 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain And Glentunnel The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley River

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 6:48 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after a moderate cover of potentially toxic blue-green algae ... More >>

Post-quake wellbeing levels stabilise

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:52 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The tenth Canterbury Wellbeing Survey of people in greater Christchurch since the 2011 earthquakes suggests that life has settled into a ‘new normal’ for many. More >>

   

 

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