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James Street School strides toward gold

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 2:49 pm | Toi Te Ora

Whakatane’s James Street School has become the latest school in the Eastern Bay to achieve a Bronze accreditation award as part of the Health Promoting Schools programme. More >>

Shellfish health warning issued for part of Bay of Plenty

Friday, 28 November 2014, 5:42 pm | Toi Te Ora

A health warning has been issued for the Bay of Plenty coastline, from Mount Maunganui, including Maunganui Beach and Pilot Bay, to Whakatane Heads. Routine monitoring within this area has found increased levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin ... More >>

Drinking-Water Subsidy Scheme

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:24 am | Toi Te Ora

Smaller, disadvantaged communities within the Bay of Plenty and Lakes regions are being encouraged to apply for the Government’s Drinking-Water Subsidy Scheme (DWSS) to help improve their drinking water supply systems. The scheme aims to help communities ... More >>

Shellfish toxin warning lifted for the Bay of Plenty

Friday, 13 June 2014, 1:32 pm | Toi Te Ora

The paralytic shellfish toxin health warning, which has been in place since December 2011, has been lifted for the Bay of Plenty coastline. The area for which the health warning is lifted includes the entire coastline from Waihi, east along the Bay of ... More >>

Kai @ the Right Price comes to Whakatane

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 10:08 am | Toi Te Ora

Kai @ the Right Price comes to Whakatane People can now access affordable, quality fruit and vegetable packs from two stores in Whakatane – The Fresh Market and Top of the Crop. Starting from Monday 14th April, The Fresh Market and Top of the Crop ... More >>

Health warning lifted for Whakatane River by Ruatoki Bridge

Monday, 24 March 2014, 1:29 pm | Toi Te Ora

The health warning in place since February for Whakatane River, near Ruatoki Bridge, in the Eastern Bay of Plenty has been lifted. Medical Officer of Health, Dr Phil Shoemack says “monitoring of the river performed by Bay of Plenty Regional Council ... More >>

Toxic shellfish warning revised

Friday, 14 February 2014, 4:32 pm | Toi Te Ora

Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along part of the Bay of Plenty coastline. More >>

Toxic shellfish warning revised

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 3:40 pm | Toi Te Ora

Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along the eastern Coromandel Peninsula. More >>

World Breastfeeding Week in the Bay

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 3:33 pm | Toi Te Ora

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week will see mothers across New Zealand attempting to break the record set last year of 1571 women breastfeeding simultaneously. More >>

Protect our most valuable taonga – immunise at 6 weeks

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 4:50 pm | Toi Te Ora

Whooping cough in the Bay of Plenty and across the country has prompted a push to vaccinate more babies on time. More >>

Shellfish in the Bay of Plenty still affected by toxin

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 4:21 pm | Toi Te Ora

Bay of Plenty residents and visitors remain at risk of paralytic shellfish toxin poisoning. “Levels of toxin found in shellfish are still high and there have been two further cases of illness reported over the Christmas and New Year holiday,” ... More >>

Cervical Screening Awareness Month a prompt for women

Tuesday, 11 September 2012, 2:58 pm | Toi Te Ora

Women in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts are urged to use September – Cervical Screening Awareness Month – as a reminder to have a cervical smear test, every three years. More >>

Listeria Cases

Friday, 20 July 2012, 2:31 pm | Toi Te Ora

There is no known connection between cases of listeria reported in Hawke’s Bay and Bay of Plenty. More >>

Immunise on time at 15 months

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 10:14 am | Toi Te Ora

Immunising at 15 months of age helps to keep your toddler safe from many infectious diseases. “Your toddler is at risk and you can help keep them safe from serious diseases such as measles and mumps by immunising on time at 15 months of age,” ... More >>

Measles update for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes communities

Friday, 11 May 2012, 10:34 am | Toi Te Ora

The threat of measles to the Bay of Plenty and Lakes communities is now much lower, with the last local case of measles confirmed in December. More >>

Lakes District Health Board leading the way

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 3:22 pm | Toi Te Ora

Lakes District Health Board has become the first District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand to be awarded the WorkWell Bronze Standard Accreditation. More >>

WorkWell Wins Innovation Award!

Monday, 17 October 2011, 1:39 pm | Toi Te Ora

The WorkWell team from Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service proudly took first place at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) 2011 Innovation Awards. More >>

Toxic shellfish warning lifted for the Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 10:13 am | Toi Te Ora

A health warning advising against the collection and consumption of shellfish along the coastline from Mount Maunganui to the Whakatane Heads in the Eastern Bay of Plenty was issued in May 2011. This warning has now been lifted. More >>

The Big Latch On

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 11:50 am | Toi Te Ora

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week will see mothers across New Zealand attempting to break the record set last year of 1514 women breastfeeding simultaneously. More >>

Kawerau Rheumatic Fever Prevention Campaign Launched

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 3:52 pm | Toi Te Ora

Another important step towards reducing rheumatic fever among Bay of Plenty children was taken on Friday with the launch of school-based throat swabbing in Kawerau. More >>

 

 

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