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Youth19 Findings Show Teen Vaping Is A National Issue

Friday, 15 October 2021, 7:12 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The findings of the Youth19 vaping survey have been published today (Friday 15 October) in the Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health . The study surveyed secondary school students on their smoking and vaping habits, and offers a snapshot of how ... More >>

24-hour Runner Tops Fundraising Efforts To Support Better Breathing

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 10:23 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation’s (ARFNZ) annual Breathe Better September campaign wrapped up last week, raising over $15,500 in donations, with a record 267 Better Breathing Heroes taking part. The campaign aims to raise awareness of asthma and ... More >>

Smoke From Commercial Building Fire A Risk In Tauranga

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:58 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is urging anyone with a respiratory condition living in the Tauranga area to check whether there are any signs of smoke in their area before venturing outdoors, with an active fire currently burning on ... More >>

Wellington Man Running 24 Hours Non-stop To Raise Respiratory Disease Awareness

Monday, 20 September 2021, 7:14 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Marketing Professor and ultra-marathon runner Nick Ashill is taking on an epic challenge to support the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation’s Breathe Better September campaign. He will be hitting the streets of Wellington and running non-stop for 24 hours from ... More >>

New Respiratory Disease Report Highlights Back-to-school Asthma Risk And Inequity For Pasifika And Māori

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 7:24 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A new report on New Zealand’s respiratory health shows that huge inequity persists in terms of asthma and other respiratory disease. 'The Impact of Respiratory Disease in New Zealand: 2020 update', commissioned by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation ... More >>

Helping Kiwis live in healthier homes

Friday, 3 September 2021, 9:29 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

SmartVent's home ventilation systems help to create healthy home environments, which greatly improves indoor air quality and decreases respiratory disease triggers (such as mould and damp air) in New Zealanders’ homes. SmartVent are committed to improving ... More >>

Breathe easier in lockdown with live advice from an expert

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 9:23 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is launching its Breathe Better September awareness and fundraising month in an exclusive Facebook Live session with a renowned breathing expert. More >>

RCR helps young Kiwis to breathe easier

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 9:31 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

RCR Infrastructure is proud to partner with the Asthma & Respiratory Foundation to help support the 700,000 Kiwis with respiratory disease. More >>

Step up this September to help Kiwis breathe better

Monday, 23 August 2021, 10:46 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is encouraging Kiwis to show their support for fellow New Zealanders with asthma and other respiratory conditions by setting an active ‘Better Breathing Challenge’ for the month of September. ARFNZ’s ... More >>

Keeping yourself and others safe in Level 4 lockdown

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 11:18 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

As New Zealand heads back into Alert Level 4, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation is reminding Kiwis how vital it is to follow the rules and keep each other safe. More >>

Retail Restrictions A Step In The Right Direction To Curb Youth Vaping

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 8:33 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Today (Wednesday 11 August), it becomes illegal for general retailers to sell vaping or smokeless tobacco products containing flavours other than tobacco, mint and menthol. However, diverse e-liquid flavours will still be available from specialist outlets, ... More >>

Scientifically-backed Health App To Help People With Asthma Struggles To Secure Ministry Funding

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 9:25 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is disappointed that the Ministry of Health has not confirmed funding for an app that could improve the lives of the 700,000 Kiwis living with respiratory disease. ARFNZ launched the MyAsthma app in ... More >>

Hand Hygiene And Keeping Germs At Home Vital As RSV Rates Soar Countrywide

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 11:46 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

With hospitals across the country struggling with high numbers of babies and young children seriously ill with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), and schools and kindergartens reporting record numbers of children off sick, it’s vital we all do our part to ... More >>

Respiratory Community Welcomes Healthier Rental Housing

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 7:00 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

From today (Thursday 1 July), all private rentals must comply with the Government’s Healthy Homes Standards within 90 days of a new or renewed tenancy. The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) welcomes the implementation of these new standards, ... More >>

Fight The Dust Mites This World Allergy Week

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 2:29 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

It’s World Allergy Week this week (13-19 June), and the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is encouraging people to be aware of their winter allergy triggers. "One in eight adults and one in seven children in New Zealand have asthma, and ... More >>

Huge Increase In ‘Don’t Get Sucked In’ Web Visits As Schools Grapple With Vaping Epidemic

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 6:48 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand (ARFNZ) has seen a massive increase in visits to its vaping education website Don’t Get Sucked In , as schools, parents and students seek more information about vaping and e-cigarettes. Almost 5,000 new ... More >>

Health Resources Reduce Barriers For Samoan Community

Monday, 31 May 2021, 9:31 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

This week, Aotearoa celebrates Samoan Language Week, Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa. The theme is Poupou le lotoifale, ola manuia le anofale, which means ‘strengthen the posts of your house, for all to thrive’. "Over the last year, the Asthma and ... More >>

Have Your Say This World Smokefree Day

Friday, 28 May 2021, 7:01 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

World Smokefree Day is coming up on Monday 31st May, and the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is encouraging Kiwis to have their say on the Government’s Action Plan for Smokefree 2025. Consultation on the plan closes on Monday at 5pm ... More >>

Asthma And Respiratory Foundation Informs Teens: Don’t Get Sucked Into Vaping

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 1:27 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

This week, there has been extensive media coverage talking about the vaping epidemic in high schools across the country. Both school principals and researchers have warned that this is a very real issue. Education around vaping is vital, and the Asthma ... More >>

International Asthma Guidelines Follow The Lead Of Asthma And Respiratory Foundation NZ

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 9:28 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

GINA, the Global Initiative for Asthma, has released its strategy framework, and the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is delighted to see that the international asthma recommendations have changed to follow a similar approach to the New Zealand ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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