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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 >>

Breakfast fuels chants for our champs

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 2:01 pm | The Heart Foundation

A good breakfast fuelled the power behind Western Heights Primary School’s winning entry in the Heart Foundation’s “Chant for Your Champions” competition. More >>

New National Heart Role Calls for Team Focus

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 6:05 pm | The Heart Foundation

The inaugural Heart Foundation Chair of Heart Health at The University of Auckland, Associate Professor Rob Doughty will draw inspiration from his favourite team, the All Blacks. More >>

Mayor fundraises for heart

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 1:27 pm | The Heart Foundation

Auckland mayor, Len Brown, has joined up with Heart Foundation’s Annual Appeal street collection team and will hit Queen Street tomorrow to raise funds for New Zealand’s heart health charity. More >>

Stop the heartbreak - Heart Foundation’s Annual Appeal

Tuesday, 8 February 2011, 3:26 pm | The Heart Foundation

Help stop the heartbreak and support the Heart Foundation on its Annual Appeal street collection day this Friday 11 February. Volunteers will be out in force around the country on Friday, so please give generously to support New Zealand’s heart health ... More >>

Bill bowls for heart

Monday, 7 February 2011, 1:22 pm | The Heart Foundation

79-year-old Bill Ramsay has set out on an adventure not many at his age would undertake. The Wellingtonian is on a mission to play 80 games of bowls in 80 days and at the same time fundraise for the Heart Foundation. Bill began his tour of bowling clubs ... More >>

Help stop the heartbreak – support the Heart Foundation

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 1:31 pm | The Heart Foundation

Volunteer to support the Heart Foundation during its Annual Appeal and help to stop New Zealanders dying prematurely of heart disease. More >>

Tobacco advertising ban significant leap forward

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 10:57 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is delighted the Amendment Bill to ban tobacco display advertising in stores will be debated in parliament tomorrow (22 September). More >>

Multi-faceted approach to food affordability urged

Friday, 10 September 2010, 12:34 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is disappointed a member’s bill to remove the GST from healthy food was rejected without discussion in parliament last night, but believes the solution to making healthy food more affordable for all New Zealanders lies in a multi-faceted ... More >>

Future leaders skip their way to healthier hearts

Tuesday, 15 June 2010, 11:48 am | The Heart Foundation

News of fine weather this week has thrilled a group of Wellington’s future leaders who are gearing up to attend an interscholastic Jump Rope for Heart Learning Development Day with the Heart Foundation. More >>

Recent Heart Scare Prompts Lottery Support

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 10:36 am | The Heart Foundation

Yvonne Andrews knows firsthand the vital life-saving work of the Heart Foundation after her son was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome last year. More >>

 

 

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