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Heart Foundation supports sugary drinks ban

Monday, 21 March 2016, 9:45 am | The Heart Foundation

“The Heart Foundation congratulates the Ministries of Education and Health on its announcement today that they are encouraging schools to consider banning sugary drinks and adopting a water and milk only policy. This initiative is a positive step ... More >>

Eggs healthier than cracked up to be

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:26 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is relaxing its recommended limit on eggs for people at increased risk of heart disease. More >>

World Salt Awareness Week

Friday, 26 February 2016, 4:36 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is warning New Zealanders to be more vigilant about the amount of salt they are getting from processed foods, as World Salt Awareness Week gets underway on Monday. More >>

NZ heart health trails OECD average

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:05 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is concerned New Zealand is lagging behind most OECD countries when it comes to deaths from heart disease. More >>

Time for food services to lift game on kids’ menus

Friday, 11 December 2015, 10:33 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is calling on New Zealand cafés and restaurants to improve their children’s menus, with recent research highlighting the poor quality of foods being offered. More >>

Tackling Pacific health issues through better nutrition

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:30 am | The Heart Foundation

A group of passionate Pacific workers will soon be taking their messages of healthy eating to communities ranging from Northland to Waikato. More >>

NZ leading the way on heart and diabetes checks

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 11:57 am | The Heart Foundation

New Zealand’s health sector should pat itself on the back for reaching a major milestone in the fight to reduce our country’s high rates of cardiovascular disease, says the Heart Foundation. More >>

Healthier fats, less processed foods

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 10:19 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is praising new eating and activity guidelines launched by the Ministry of Health today. More >>

Ticking off sugar

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 10:06 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation’s Tick programme continues to evolve its trusted front-of-pack labelling system with its latest review. More >>

Research tackles Maori and Pacifika heart inequalities

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:01 am | The Heart Foundation

New research will explore why Maori, Pasifika and people living in areas of high deprivation are more likely to die from a major heart event. More >>

NZ heart research could have global impact

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 9:23 am | The Heart Foundation

A new nationwide research project will investigate whether giving oxygen to heart attack patients is actually helping. More >>

Kiwis not taking heart attack symptoms seriously

Friday, 10 July 2015, 9:52 am | The Heart Foundation

A ‘she’ll be right’ attitude and concerns about the cost of an ambulance are among the reasons Kiwis delay calling for help when they have symptoms of a heart attack. More >>

Heart help at the click of a mouse

Friday, 27 March 2015, 11:08 am | The Heart Foundation

Isolated heart attack survivors can now access cardiac rehabilitation from the comfort of home, thanks to a ground-breaking website launched by the Heart Foundation. More >>

Tick programme re-introducing sugar criteria

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:19 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is embracing the latest World Health Organisation recommendations and re-introducing a sugar criterion into relevant categories of its Tick programme. More >>

Heart Foundation responds to vandalism

Monday, 2 March 2015, 5:13 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation was deeply disappointed to learn today that an individual or group has vandalised one of its billboards in Hamilton. More >>

Help stop New Zealand’s biggest killer

Monday, 9 February 2015, 11:15 am | The Heart Foundation

New Zealanders are being urged to help arrest the country’s biggest killer by supporting the Heart Foundation during its Heart Week annual appeal, which starts today. More >>

Heart Foundation celebrates International Volunteer Day

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:10 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation will be joining hundreds of organisations across the world this Friday in celebrating the enormous contribution of volunteers. December 5 is International Volunteer Day, established by the United Nations in 1985 to recognise the important ... More >>

Kiwis urged to think about their legacy

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:40 pm | The Heart Foundation

With the World Heart Day and Include A Charity Week approaching, now is a perfect time for Kiwis to think about supporting the life-saving work of the Heart Foundation. More >>

Heart Foundation weighs in on sugary drinks debate

Friday, 5 September 2014, 11:00 am | The Heart Foundation

With the 2014 election just weeks away the Heart Foundation says it’s time our politicians took a stand, on behalf of future generations, on the availability and consumption of sugary drinks. More >>

Congratulating Hard Work and Healthy Hearts

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:45 pm | The Heart Foundation

Today’s National Health Target results announcement for quarter four, paint a positive picture across the board for the primary care and health sectors. More >>



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