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Morrinsville Chef Tops Fundraising Efforts In Support Of Better Breathing

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 2:03 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation’s (ARFNZ) annual Breathe Better September campaign wrapped up yesterday raising over $20,000 in donations, with a record number of Better Breathing Heroes taking part. The campaign aimed to raise awareness of asthma and ... More >>

Better Breathing Heroes Fly Into Their Final Week

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 11:10 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation’s (ARFNZ) annual Breathe Better September campaign has just a week remaining but that’s not slowing down the heroes who have signed up to complete a ‘Better Breathing Challenge’. The campaign is encouraging all ... More >>

Te Reo Asthma Shows Educate Tamariki This Māori Language Week

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 9:32 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

As part of Māori Language Week, Te Hā Ora - Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) and Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori - Maori Language Commission are bringing Heremana Te Kōpūtōtara (Sailor the Pufferfish) asthma shows to schools in Wellington. ... More >>

Support Better Breathing - Become A Hero This September!

Monday, 17 August 2020, 11:33 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is encouraging Kiwis to become Better Breathing Heroes this September as they launch their fifth annual Breathe Better September campaign. Kiwis are encouraged to show their support for fellow New Zealanders ... More >>

Self-isolation Advised For The High-risk Auckland Respiratory Community

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 11:46 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is advising that anyone with a severe underlying respiratory condition living in the Auckland region, begin self-isolation to protect against COVID-19. This advice follows the Government’s recent announcement ... More >>

Vaping Ball Dropped And Dribbled, But Finally Got Over The Line

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 11:54 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is pleased to see that the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Vaping Amendment Bill has been passed into legislation last night, after years of lobbying for regulations. The Bill will provide long-awaited ... More >>

Businesses Come On Board To Support Better Breathing

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:07 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) are pleased to announce the launch of their new business sponsorship programme ‘Friends of the Foundation’ today, with design and construction company eHaus the first Gold Friend to come on board. ... More >>

Respiratory Resources Go Rural

Monday, 13 July 2020, 10:21 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

This week, Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) are distributing more than 26,000 free resources to rural and isolated communities or those deemed to have increased rates of respiratory disease. Asthma and other respiratory conditions disproportionately ... More >>

Wood Burners A Worry For Those With Respiratory Disease

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 8:15 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) urges the public to consider the implications of older or incorrectly used wood burners on community respiratory health this winter. Studies show that air pollution from wood burners is putting additional strain on ... More >>

Remember - Don’t Get Sucked In

Friday, 3 July 2020, 11:37 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ), along with their Scientific Advisory Board members want to see New Zealander’s quit smoking, however not to the detriment of youth. Media coverage this week has had a focus on the impact of vaping in schools, ... More >>

Youth Are Vaping So Why Are We Waiting?

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:07 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) supports the Cancer Society in their call for urgency to push the Government’s Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill through prior to the 2020 General Election. Letitia ... More >>

New Guidelines Bring Fundamental Changes To Asthma Management

Friday, 26 June 2020, 6:37 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The updated Adolescent and Adult Asthma Guidelines, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today, represent a "fundamental change in asthma management", according to leading medical experts. The Guidelines provide recommendations on the ... More >>

New Child Asthma Guidelines An Opportunity For Health

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 2:02 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The latest revision of the Child Asthma Guidelines will be released by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) on Monday, June 15, and will be presented at the General Practitioners Conference and Medical Exhibition (GPCME) this weekend. These ... More >>

A Sigh Of Relief - National Respiratory Conference To Go Ahead

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 2:04 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is pleased to confirm that the New Zealand Respiratory Conference 2020 will go ahead as planned at Te Papa, Wellington this 5-6 November. This year’s theme is ‘Building the Foundation for Better Breathing’ ... More >>

Removing Barriers To Respiratory Health

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 9:19 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ are pleased to announce the translation of their first Samoan language resources, with more to come over the next year. The ‘Managing Your Child’s Asthma’ booklet (Tausiaina o le ma’i sela o lau tama) ... More >>

Engaging New Zealand This World Asthma Day

Monday, 4 May 2020, 11:19 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

To celebrate World Asthma Day, Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) will host a day of asthma livestreams tomorrow, May 5, from 11am onwards. World Asthma Day is an annual awareness campaign hosted by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ ... More >>

Ask An Asthma Expert This World Asthma Day

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 11:55 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A New Zealand respiratory expert will be opening up to all questions asthma related in an online Q&A this World Asthma Day on May 5. World Asthma Day is an annual awareness campaign hosted by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) to educate ... More >>

Tobacco Is Not Essential For Life - ARFNZ

Friday, 27 March 2020, 12:05 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is outraged by a government decision declaring the tobacco industry as essential during the COVID-19 lockdown, and are calling for the decision to be reversed immediately. The Imperial Tobacco factory ... More >>

Global Initiative Releases Asthma And COVID-19 FAQ

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 12:40 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) has today published a set of frequently asked questions around asthma and COVID-19. Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is an alliance member of the Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases ... More >>

Self-isolation Advised For Respiratory Community - ARFNZ

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 6:03 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is recommending that anyone with a serious underlying respiratory condition begin self-isolation to protect against COVID-19. "COVID-19 affects the respiratory system and is known to cause breathing ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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