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100km and counting for Brain Injury Awareness Month

Monday, 11 March 2024, 4:34 pm | Brain Injury Association

Madeleine Cooper is running 10km everyday of March, Brain Injury Awareness Month, raising money for Brain Injury New Zealand. So far Madeleine has already run 100km, out of a massive 310km total. Madeleine’s experience with brain injury is first ... More >>

Zombie Walk A Wake Up Call, Not An Insult

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 12:12 pm | Brain Injury Association

Brain Injury New Zealand is seeking to clarify the motivation and objectives around the ‘Zombie Walk’ which will take place in Rotorua this week* with some suggestions the event is describing those with brain injury as Zombies. This couldn’t be further ... More >>

Teenagers Get Brain Injuries Too

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 10:45 am | Brain Injury Association

Testosterone and alcohol fuelled after ball parties can lead to much more serious consequences than a few embarrassing photos on Facebook or the indignity of falling asleep in a pile of your own vomit. New Zealand’s teenagers are at risk of serious ... More >>

Knocking Out Concussion

Tuesday, 3 June 2008, 3:59 pm | Brain Injury Association

Every week, over 450 New Zealanders sustain a concussion according to the World Health Organisation, with many more going unreported and undiagnosed. ‘Knocking Out Concussion’ is this year’s theme for the Brain Injury Awareness Week which runs from 3 -10 ... More >>

Brain Injury Awareness Week 10 - 16 June

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 3:40 pm | Brain Injury Association

How many people realise a staggering 90 New Zealanders acquire a brain injury every day? That is nearly 33,000 every year, not including family and friends whose lives are also disrupted. More >>

Brain Injury Awareness Week 11 - 17 June

Monday, 5 June 2006, 2:54 pm | Brain Injury Association

90 People Sustain A Brain Injury Every Day - All Black Urges Them To Seek Medical Help More >>

Super 14 Head Injury Reports Deeply Disturbing

Monday, 29 May 2006, 6:24 pm | Brain Injury Association

The Brain Injury of New Zealand says it is deeply disturbed at reports that Hurricanes halfback Piri Weepu played on after apparently being concussed early in Saturday's night's Super 14 final. More >>

Brain Injury Awareness Week 11- 17 June 2006

Monday, 22 May 2006, 3:20 pm | Brain Injury Association

Brain Injury Awareness Week this year will be held from Monday 11 until Sunday 17 June throughout New Zealand. More >>

We Must Take Concussion More Seriously

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 5:12 pm | Brain Injury Association

New Zealanders must take concussion more seriously: that is the key message of Brain Injury Awareness Week which takes place this year from 6 - 12 June. More >>

Brain Injury Awareness Week 28 June - 5

Thursday, 24 June 2004, 5:12 pm | Brain Injury Association

Around 7,000 people are hospitalised each year in NZ after receiving a head injury. It is estimated that 30,000 people a year receive a significant blow to the head, with many cases going unreported More >>

Brain Injury Awareness Week 1- 8 July

Friday, 27 June 2003, 11:52 am | Brain Injury Association

One in 30 students will sustain a brain injury before turning 16, according to the Brain Injury Association. That means that most New Zealand classrooms will have someone in them who has suffered brain injury or will in the future. More >>




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