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NZ quantity surveyors join global coalition

Friday, 17 July 2015, 1:34 pm | The PR Company

NZ quantity surveyors join global coalition to unify construction measurement standards The New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS) has joined a new global movement established to create international standards in construction measurement. The International ... More >>

Busy winter ahead for Wellington Free Ambulance

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 1:37 pm | The PR Company

Busy winter ahead for Wellington Free Ambulance With Wellington’s winter in full force this week, Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics are being kept busy as the bleak conditions boost ambulance call-outs. Wellington Free Ambulance service delivery ... More >>

Teamwork key to local dentists’ awards success

Friday, 3 July 2015, 1:10 pm | The PR Company

Wellington dental practice, Simply Dental, say excellent teamwork is the reason they are a finalist in this year’s Wellington Gold Awards. More >>

Reinstating family court counselling to help violence issues

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:21 am | The PR Company

A reinstatement of family court counselling could help mitigate the harrowing family violence statistics in the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse report released on Tuesday. More >>

Sharing raw patient information presents potential risks

Monday, 29 June 2015, 9:54 am | The PR Company

Relying on unmoderated, raw patient health information acquired from health providers’ practice management systems may present serious and unintended risks for both health practitioners and their patients, says the chief executive of MedicAlert® Foundation ... More >>

Apiculture industry unification to go ahead

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:04 pm | The PR Company

National Beekeepers Association president, Ricki Leahy, said today’s AGM had voted overwhelmingly to progress unification. More >>

MedicAlert® CEO challenges DHB’s attitude

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:50 pm | The PR Company

The husband of Eunice Richardson who died after her MedicAlert Medical ID was ignored by health professionals, has said he saw a report that stated the DHB do not rate Medical IDs very highly and they think doctors over report on it. More >>

Counsellors concerned about lack of specialist services

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 4:31 pm | The PR Company

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) wants specialist couples and family counselling services established to replace Relationships Aotearoa. More >>

Prime Minister to attend launch of new ambulance

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 12:24 pm | The PR Company

Prime Minister John Key will attend the launch of the newest ambulance for Wellington Free Ambulance at Thorndon Station today (December 9), at 4.30 p.m. Wellington Free Ambulance fundraises to pay for the six new ambulances it needs each year to replace ... More >>

Acupuncture is big business in NZ

Friday, 21 November 2014, 9:29 am | The PR Company

New Zealanders spend nearly $70 million a year on acupuncture treatments, new figures show. Acupuncture treatments in New Zealand are covered by ACC as long as the treatment is provided by a member of the NZ Register of Acupuncturists (NZRA) or the New Zealand ... More >>

New health partnership to progress cancer cure

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:16 pm | The PR Company

New health partnership to progress cancer cure A new health partnership hopes to translate laboratory research into radically improved treatment of diseases, including cancer. The partnership is a collaboration between the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute ... More >>

Private schools attract more male teachers

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:42 pm | The PR Company

The headmaster of a private boys’ primary school says male teachers are more common in that environment because the curriculum is specifically designed with the male psyche in mind. Hereworth School headmaster, Ross Scrymgeour, says the curriculum ... More >>

Acupuncturists call for professional regulation

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:40 pm | The PR Company

Acupuncturists in New Zealand want the same legal recognition and standing as other allied health professions such as physiotherapists and osteopaths. The president of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists, Paddy McBride, says the profession ... More >>

Baking a novel way to say ‘thanks’

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 10:21 am | The PR Company

A Paraparaumu woman is so supportive of her local Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics that she’s baked them hundreds of cakes over the last two years as her way of saying thank you. Sue Kaye bakes the ‘bottomless tin of sustenance’ that is delivered ... More >>

Wellington scientist scores cancer research breakthrough

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:06 am | The PR Company

A young Wellington research student has made a breakthrough that could change the way tongue cancers are treated. More >>

Former NZ Cancer Patient Enters Elite Mountain Race in Japan

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:59 am | The PR Company

Wellington man Nick White is heading to Japan this month to take part in a running race up Mt Fuji to raise money for research into different ways of treating cancer. 39 year old Nick lost half his tongue after head and neck cancer five years ago and ... More >>

Getting brownie points on Mother’s Day

Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:00 pm | The PR Company

Getting brownie points on Mother’s Day: Top tips to help guys buy flowers for Mum (or the mother of your kids) More >>

Two new Wellington Free Ambulance lecturers at Whitireia

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:21 am | The PR Company

Two Wellington Free Ambulance lecturers have been appointed to deliver the Whitireia BHsc (Paramedic) degree in partnership with Whitireia New Zealand. Callum Thirkell and Johnny Mulheron will begin teaching with the Whitireia team for the 2014 first ... More >>

Little Ambulances Missing in Action

Monday, 3 March 2014, 9:41 am | The PR Company

Wellington Free Ambulance is asking for everyone to be on the lookout for some little ambulances missing in action. One hundred small ambulance donation boxes were put out into the community about five years ago but some have not made the return journey. ... More >>

NZ company launches unique cloud storage app

Monday, 17 February 2014, 11:37 am | The PR Company

NZ company launches unique cloud storage app A unique-to-New Zealand version of the famous and popular Dropbox application has been created by an Upper Hutt-based company. Layer3 has developed Filecloud, an application that does everything Dropbox does, ... More >>

 

 

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