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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 >>

Valentine’s Day puts huge burden on Kiwi flower growers

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 3:18 pm | The PR Company

Kiwi flower growers are coming under increasing pressure as cheap flower imports, mainly from India, flood the New Zealand market, says Flower Growers Association chairman, David Blewden. Mr Blewden says around 50 percent of the roses sold each ... More >>

Unique Wellington ambulance service helping 7s event

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 3:09 pm | The PR Company

Wellington Free Ambulance is pouring staff and resources into what is its busiest weekend of the year in the capital – the Wellington Sevens. Wellington Free Ambulance will have 18 paramedic and volunteer staff at the Sevens on both Fridayand Saturday. More >>

Counsellors sound warning on education sector adjustments

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 4:55 pm | The PR Company

The NZ Association of Counsellors is warning that fixing ‘the tail’ of the education sector won’t happen until politicians put adequate resources into pastoral care and emotional support for students who are suffering from a huge range of psychological ... More >>

New EP From The Shakedown

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 4:45 pm | The PR Company

Rapidly rising Wellington/Kapiti band The Shakedown are releasing their eagerly awaited E.P Next Movement on November 29 and are appearing on national TV to launch it. The Shakedown has also announced a national summer tour to celebrate. More >>

Response to FANNZ water fluoridation

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 3:59 pm | The PR Company

Dietitians New Zealand and its members has the well-being of the New Zealand public at heart and are fully qualified to comment on the water fluoridation issue currently in debate around New Zealand. More >>

Doctors call for infrastructure to promote active travel

Monday, 14 October 2013, 10:02 am | The PR Company

Doctors want newly elected councils to create infrastructure and urban planning that promotes walking, cycling, and public transport More >>

Petition to help tube fed children in New Zealand

Friday, 30 August 2013, 10:42 am | The PR Company

A petition is being launched today, August 30, to help convince the government to bring in a special weaning programme for tube fed children. More >>

Unique Wellington Well Gives to Wellington Free Ambulance

Monday, 15 July 2013, 5:23 pm | The PR Company

A unique artesian well in Wellington is responsible for almost $10,000 in donations to the charity Wellington Free Ambulance. More >>

First New Zealand Population Health Congress

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 2:53 pm | The PR Company

Three influential New Zealand health organisations are working together to organise the first New Zealand Population Health Congress to be held in Auckland next year. More >>

New Zealand Velodrome Record Attempt

Monday, 4 March 2013, 2:28 pm | The PR Company

Former Neonatal Trust Chairman Eugene Collins will attempt to break the New Zealand record for indoor velodrome cycling, to mark the end of the Ride4Life cycle charity event. More >>

Sandcastle World Record Attempt

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 10:48 am | The PR Company

An attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most sandcastles built in one hour will take place on Wellington’s Lyall Bay beach this Sunday, November 25. More >>

Key role in addressing worldwide retirement tsunami

Monday, 2 July 2012, 10:27 am | The PR Company

Governments worldwide are faced with the challenge of how they will fund the retirement of an ageing population, according to the Actuaries Institute Australia President David Goodsall, who has recently visited New Zealand. More >>


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