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Māori Language Dictionary In Time For Māori Language Week

Friday, 11 September 2020, 11:53 am | The Heart Foundation

Toi Te Kupu is a free renewed Māori-to-English and English-to-Māori dictionary about kai, cooking, our body and our mind. The resource was developed by the Heart Foundation and Toi Tangata to empower everyone in Aotearoa to have conversations ... More >>

Urgent Call For A Co-ordinated National Heart Health Action Plan

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 8:43 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation says there is an urgent need for a national action plan for heart health and is calling for cross-party support for Government to develop one. Including hypertension, almost one million Kiwis are living with cardiovascular disease ... More >>

Leading Pacific Health Expert Joins Heart Foundation

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 6:06 pm | The Heart Foundation

Pacific health leader Dr Collin Tukuitonga is joining the Heart Foundation as its Chief Advisor Pacific Dr Collin Tukuitonga Dr Tukuitonga, who is Niuean, is the Associate Dean Pacific at the University of Auckland’s Health and Medical Sciences faculty. ... More >>

Heart Foundation - Your COVID-19 Questions Answered

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:43 pm | The Heart Foundation

As New Zealand prepares for the shut-down of all but essential services nationwide and people are asked to stay home, it is more important than ever to look after your heart health, especially if you are already living with a heart condition. COVID-19 ... More >>

Heart Foundation - Big Heart Appeal - Call for volunteers

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 5:31 pm | The Heart Foundation

Heart disease is the single biggest killer of men and women in New Zealand, and the Heart Foundation is calling for people to show their big heart by volunteering as a street collector for its Big Heart Appeal on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 February. More >>

Knowing your pulse could save your life

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 10:21 am | The Heart Foundation

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three and former Flava Breakfast host Sela Alo, was diagnosed with a heart condition and now he’s encouraging people to get a free pulse check as part of the Heart Foundation’s atrial fibrillation awareness week. ... More >>

Say what? What are children in New Zealand eating?

Friday, 4 October 2019, 5:50 pm | The Heart Foundation

Just what New Zealand children are eating isn’t clear and new research aims to find out. Dr Helen Eyles, Senior Research Fellow at The National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland, has been awarded a Heart Foundation Senior Fellowship ... More >>

Research could make aspirin safer for heart attack patients

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:35 am | The Heart Foundation

Kiwi researchers are trying to find out how long to give blood-thinning treatments to heart attack survivors. More >>

Research grants top $74 million on World Heart Day

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:10 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation today announced $3.7 million dollars of funding for heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists, bringing the total awarded by the charity since its formation in 1968, to more than $74 million dollars. More >>

Free cookbook helps families stretch their food budget

Friday, 23 August 2019, 4:16 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation’s free cookbook, Cheap Eats, is helping people learn to cook heart healthy food for less than $3 per serve. Cheap Eats is the Heart Foundation’s most popular cookbook and the latest version has been updated in partnership with ... More >>

Heart Foundation TV Ad Proves to be a life saver

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:53 am | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation says its heart attack awareness TV campaign is saving lives by prompting more Kiwis to get help faster when experiencing heart attack symptoms. Heart Foundation Medical Director Gerry Devlin says the campaign, which has been ... More >>

Clive Nelson appointed new head of Heart Foundation

Friday, 28 June 2019, 4:39 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation today announced the appointment of Clive Nelson as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Vector Lights shine red for Heart Foundation Appeal

Monday, 14 January 2019, 2:57 pm | The Heart Foundation

Vector Lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge will shine red on 21 and 22 February 2019 in recognition of the more than 186,000 people living with heart disease in New Zealand. More >>

Pacific course looks to address alarming life expectancy

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:02 pm | The Heart Foundation

Pacific people need to focus more on improving nutrition, if they are to reverse the alarming life expectancy statistics which is seeing them dying younger and having higher rates of chronic diseases than all other New Zealanders. More >>

Pacific course looks to address alarming statistics

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:46 am | The Heart Foundation

Pacific people need to focus more on improving nutrition, if they are to reverse the alarming life expectancy statistics which is seeing them dying younger and having higher rates of chronic diseases than all other New Zealanders. More >>

Heart Foundation encourages Kiwis to make a promise

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:38 pm | The Heart Foundation

Heart Foundation encourages Kiwis to make a promise for heart health on World Heart Day More >>

Heart Foundation research funding hits $70 million

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 6:16 pm | The Heart Foundation

Heart Foundation research funding hits $70 million in 50th Year The Heart Foundation announced $4.3 million dollars of funding today for heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists in 2018, bringing the total awarded by the ... More >>

Tobacco use a contributing factor in heart disease

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 5:19 pm | The Heart Foundation

Tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure contribute to approximately two million deaths from heart disease and stroke worldwide each year. More >>

Rise in heart disease coincides with biggest ever collection

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 5:14 pm | The Heart Foundation

As the latest statistics show more Kiwis are being touched by heart disease, a record number of New Zealanders will be out on the streets this Friday and Saturday, collecting donations for the Heart Foundation to fund more heart research and training. More >>

Heart Foundation celebrates $60 million research milestone

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 5:29 pm | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation in New Zealand will be the first to light the torch for World Heart Day this Friday, 29 September as the Sky Tower pulsates red to raise awareness for the world’s number one killer, cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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