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Wellington’s City Menzshed looks to expand

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:02 am | Medibank

A Wellington organisation that cares for the city’s older and often isolated men hopes to be able to expand its operating hours, thanks to a $13,500 Medibank Community Fund grant. More >>

Helping Kiwis change their relationship with alcohol

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 9:15 am | Medibank

New mobile app will help Kiwis change their relationship with alcohol A new mobile app will help Kiwi members of the popular Hello Sunday Morning (HSM) movement change their relationship with alcohol, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Medibank Community ... More >>

New Zealanders Urged to Vote for Community Health Projects

Friday, 28 November 2014, 4:51 pm | Medibank

With only a week left to vote it’s time for New Zealanders to get behind their local not-for-profit organisations vying for a 2015 Medibank Community Grant. More >>

Auckland Food charity expanding, thanks to Medibank grant

Friday, 28 November 2014, 12:10 pm | Medibank

An Auckland charity that collects fresh food that would otherwise go to waste and redistributes it to those in need is expanding, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Medibank Community Fund. More >>

Kiwis urged to vote for Medibank grant winners

Monday, 24 November 2014, 2:05 pm | Medibank

There are only two weeks left for New Zealanders to vote for the community wellbeing projects most deserving of winning 2015 Medibank Community Fund (MCF) grants. More >>

Aucklanders, Vote for Medibank Community Fund Grant Winners

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 9:48 am | Medibank

Aucklanders are being urged to get behind organisations that have been shortlisted to win a 2015 Medibank Community Fund (MCF) grant. Five New Zealand projects have been shortlisted to share in grants worth $600,000. More >>

Getting healthy through kapahaka, thanks to Medibank grant

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 1:03 pm | Medibank

Adults in South Auckland and North Waikato are improving their health through kapahaka, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Medibank Community Fund. Ngāti Tamaoho Trust has used the grant to set up a number of weekly sessions for members of its hapu ... More >>

Healthline receives nearly 25,000 calls from Auckland region

Friday, 14 June 2013, 4:03 pm | Medibank

The free health information and advice phone service Healthline – 0800 611 116 – continues to be very popular with Aucklanders, receiving nearly 25,000 calls from the Auckland region in the January to March 2013 quarter. More >>

Pacific nurses scholarships awarded

Friday, 31 May 2013, 3:13 pm | Medibank

The first recipients of the Medibank Community Fund scholarships for Pacific nurses have been recognised at Parliament at a Pasifika Medical Association event to honour and celebrate the contribution of the association’s development of the Pacific ... More >>

Scholarships for Māori nurses will help rural communities

Monday, 6 May 2013, 9:38 am | Medibank

Medibank, 6 May 2013 The first recipients of the Medibank Community Fund telenursing scholarships for Māori nurses will be recognised at a mihimihi tomorrow (May 7) with partners Te Rau Matatini in Wellington. An increase in Māori from rural areas ... More >>

Medibank grants for healthier lives

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 3:25 pm | Medibank

Six innovative community programmes aimed at improving the health of New Zealanders are to benefit from $65,580 in grants announced by the Medibank Community Fund today. More >>

Youth Development Trust gets Medibank grant for play

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 3:24 pm | Medibank

A community trust which encourages young people to be active, healthy and connect with their local environment through play will soon be able to add more fun to their programmes with a $10,000 grant from the Medibank Community Fund. More >>

Funding available for community health projects

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 11:34 am | Medibank

New Zealand organisations running programmes that improve the health and well being of local communities are invited to apply for funding from the Medibank Community Fund (MCF). More >>

Think you’ve got the flu? Give Healthline a call

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 10:09 am | Medibank

Spring may be just around the corner, but colds and flu are still here in force. Wellingtonians feeling under the weather and wondering what to do, can call Healthline for free health advice. More >>

Survey: Medibank nurses have high level of job satisfaction

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 2:02 pm | Medibank

A recent independent survey has found that nurses working for Medibank Health Solutions NZ have a high level of job satisfaction. The organisation operates several telephone-based services, including Healthline for the Ministry of Health, and a Mental Health Line ... More >>

Horticultural training programme receives Medibank Grant

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 4:45 pm | Medibank

A Porirua trust that helps disadvantaged and at-risk youth learn food growing skills has been awarded a Medibank Community Fund grant to expand its operations. More >>

New scholarships will help rural communities

Friday, 20 April 2012, 2:30 pm | Medibank

Māori nurses keen to provide health services over the telephone to people living in isolated rural areas can now get some help with the costs of ongoing training and support. More >>

Auckland rugby fans in good health hands

Monday, 26 September 2011, 3:41 pm | Medibank

St John and Healthline media release, 26 September 2011 Whatever the result when South Africa play Samoa in Auckland on Friday, players and spectators can be sure they’re in good hands when it comes to their health – on or off the field. Both ... More >>

Wellington school benefits from Medibank grant

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 9:37 am | Medibank

Children at a small, inner-city Wellington school will soon be able to grow their own vegetables and enjoy communal meals thanks to a grant from the Medibank Community Fund. More >>

Callers find Mental Health Line a valuable service

Friday, 9 September 2011, 2:17 pm | Medibank

People using the Mental Health Line service say it helps them to get better control of the situation they’re in before it gets any worse. More >>





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