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More Than 10,000 Native Trees To Be Planted As Bupa Foundation Legacy Forest Locations Announced

Friday, 22 April 2022, 1:26 pm | Bupa

The announcement of Bupa Foundation legacy forest locations across New Zealand confirms Bupa Foundation’s commitment to the sustainable work of Trees That Count . The community tree planting locations will be at Pirimai Walkway Planting Project in ... More >>

Bupa Launches Foundation In New Zealand Through Partnership With Trees That Count

Friday, 4 February 2022, 11:49 am | Bupa

Today, Bupa announced a new partnership between the Bupa Foundation and Trees That Count along with six local Community Grants. The Bupa Foundation, which has been operating in Australia since 2005, has invested more than $35m (AUD) in over 130 ... More >>

Sending love through the letterbox to ease loneliness

Friday, 3 September 2021, 12:31 pm | Bupa

As care homes continue to remain closed to visitors under Alert Level 3 and 4, Bupa is calling for Kiwis to pick up their pens and crayons and write a letter or draw a picture for residents. More >>

Grab Pen And Paper, Letters Deliver Happiness

Friday, 30 July 2021, 2:37 pm | Bupa

Today on International Day of Friendship, Bupa is calling for all friends and whānau to pick up a pen and write a letter or card to older Kiwis. Keeping connected, maintaining friendships, and remaining social is important to everyone’s health and wellbeing ... More >>

Bupa New Zealand Strengthens Contribution To Aged Care Industry

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 3:58 pm | Bupa

Carolyn Cooper, Managing Director of Bupa, has been elected to the Retirement Village Association of New Zealand (RVA) executive committee at this year’s RVA Annual General Meeting in Auckland. Caro will contribute to the industry body by leveraging ... More >>

Bupa urges more emphasis on nursing as shortage looms

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 8:37 am | Bupa

Bupa Managing Director and Lead Nurse, Carolyn Cooper is urging the Government to do more to highlight nursing as a career as the country faces a nursing shortage. More >>

Bupa New Zealand presented with Dementia Friendly Award

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:19 pm | Bupa

Bupa New Zealand has become the first aged care provider to be awarded the national Alzheimers New Zealand Dementia Friendly Award. More >>

Bupa backs its people with new parental leave policy

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 8:52 am | Bupa

With the release of a new Bupa parental leave policy, extra support for people like Bianca Archibald, Bupa Merrivale Care Home Caregiver, is a ‘real bonus’ to the start of 2019. More >>

Bupa chefs compete in national culinary competition

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 4:40 pm | Bupa

Two Bupa chefs from the Christchurch region will compete in this year’s Senior Lifestyle Cuisine competition at the NZ Chefs National Salon, held at the ASB Showgrounds on 30 July. More >>

How Kiwis feel about ageing in the workplace

Friday, 24 February 2017, 3:10 pm | Bupa

Only 30% of New Zealanders believe that older people are valued by society, according to a survey by health and care provider Bupa 1 and around 55% of people believe our employers should do more to help older people remain in the workforce. More >>

What’s important to older people this Christmas?

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 11:46 am | Bupa

New Zealanders feel positive about ageing, according to a survey by global health and care provider, Bupa. Around two thirds of Kiwis (65%) believe that ageing will not prevent them living life to the full. The survey sampled 1010 New Zealand adults ... More >>

All eyes on Rotorua as it leads the way on global stage

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 2:17 pm | Bupa

Action is beginning in Rotorua with the first public meeting to discuss an age-friendly and dementia-inclusive city with learnings being shared on a global level. More >>

Global expert in dementia care talks of caring communities

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 4:22 pm | Bupa

International expert in dementia care, Professor Graham Stokes, believes more needs to be done to raise awareness and understanding of dementia – a disease that is set to double in the next 35 years. More >>

Dementia myths busted by new research

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 12:03 pm | Bupa

While a majority of respondents are fearful of the disease, Dementia remains misunderstood More >>

BUPA to Sponsor Wellington Season of KAITM

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 9:52 am | Bupa

Bupa is proud to be sponsoring the Wellington Season of The Keys are in the Margarine: a verbatim play about dementia More >>

Give Caring Families a Break at Christmas

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 10:21 am | Bupa

Health service claims of ‘granny dumping’ over the summer holidays are often made at this time of year, but the national charity which supports New Zealand’s 430,000+ family carers says the issue reflects the country’s fragmented respite ... More >>

Hon Jo Goodhew opens Ballarat Care Home in Rangiora

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 4:48 pm | Bupa

Bupa’s Ballarat Care Home was officially opened this week on 20 August by Hon Jo Goodhew in a public ceremony. The celebration was attended by community groups, residents and relatives plus representatives from the health care community. More >>

New beginnings for Cargill care home

Friday, 13 June 2014, 10:00 am | Bupa

Cargill Care Home is now part of the Bupa Care Services group of care homes and retirement villages, New Zealand’s largest aged care provider. This is part of Bupa’s acquisition of three care homes in the South Island in October 2013 from ... More >>

Foodie Smartphone App Hits 30,000 Downloads

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:06 pm | Bupa

The foodie smartphone app that aims to help New Zealand shoppers make healthier food choices by reducing their risk of dying early from two of the nation’s biggest killers, heart attack and stroke, has now reached 30,000 downloads. More >>

Bupa acquires new care homes

Friday, 8 November 2013, 3:47 pm | Bupa

Bupa Care Services has purchased a further three aged care facilities from the Oceania group giving them the largest number of beds and geographical coverage in New Zealand. More >>