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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 >>

They’re tasty, delicious, nutritious and they’re cheap!

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 5:06 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation in partnership with the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services has released a ‘Cheap Eats’ recipe book designed to deliver tasty, nutritious, $2.50 per serve, meals. More >>

Heart Foundation Welcomes Health Star Rating System

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:30 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation has welcomed the Government’s decision to adopt the Australian Health Star Rating System which will help consumers identify more healthy food products. The Foundation has been advocating for ‘front of pack’ labelling for many years ... More >>

Heart Foundation Welcomes Health Star Rating System

Friday, 27 June 2014, 5:06 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation has welcomed the Government’s decision to adopt the Australian Health Star Rating System which will help consumers identify more healthy food products. More >>

Global Recognition for Salt Reduction Work

Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:57 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation has received global recognition for its decade-long work in reducing the amount of salt in New Zealanders’ diets. More >>

Winners of the second New Zealand Workplace Wellness Award

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 11:28 am | The Heart Foundation

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Sanitarium, Auckland Museum, Canterbury District Health Board and Sancta Maria College all took home awards at the prestigious event. More >>

Will cross-party political debate help stop the heartbreak?

Monday, 14 October 2013, 10:59 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is calling on political parties to act now to address New Zealand’s biggest killer - cardiovascular disease - which accounts for 40% of all deaths in New Zealand every year. More >>

Heart Foundation on extra funding to fight rheumatic fever

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:15 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation congratulates the Government and Ministers Tony Ryall and Tariana Turia on their announcement of an additional $21.3M for rheumatic fever prevention over the next 4 years. More >>

Gold Stars For Western Bay of Plenty PHO

Monday, 29 April 2013, 12:49 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation congratulates Western Bay of Plenty PHO for being ahead of the pack when it comes to heart checks. More >>

Food in Schools Only One Part of the Solution

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 5:18 pm | The Heart Foundation

A food in schools strategy is a great first step, but it should not overshadow the pressing need to address broader aspects of family poverty and healthy eating the Heart Foundation said today. More >>

It’s Not Just Apples Keeping the Doctor Away

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 10:36 am | The Heart Foundation

An analysis of 25 studies conducted by a team at the US Loma Linda University in California has concluded that eating nuts may help to lower the risk of heart disease by positively influencing blood lipids (fats) and lowering cholesterol. More >>

New Team Of Graduates On Track To Fight Pacific Obesity

Friday, 16 December 2011, 1:30 pm | The Heart Foundation

Pacific populations from the Far North to Waikato will be the first to benefit from a graduation ceremony taking place at Sorrento in the Park, Cornwall Park, Auckland, this Friday, December 16th 2011. In total, 58 students will be acknowledged for attaining ... More >>

 

 

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