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COVID-19 Testing Stood Up In Kawerau

Saturday, 27 November 2021, 5:44 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

Kawerau District Council confirms that a Kawerau resident has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first case in the current outbreak from Kawerau. The individual concerned was already known to be a close contact of a previously confirmed case, ... More >>

Health Warning Issued For Ohau Channel

Friday, 19 November 2021, 7:35 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

A health warning has been issued today for Ohau Channel, the channel that links Lake Rotoiti and Lake Rotorua. Routine water test results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed the presence of blue-green algal blooms which ... More >>

COVID-19 Detected In Tauranga And Mount Maunganui Wastewater

Sunday, 14 November 2021, 1:57 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

Following the detection of COVID-19 in wastewater in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui, Toi Te Ora Public Health is advising people living in the greater Tauranga area to get tested for COVID-19 if they have any symptoms. ESR has reported positive wastewater ... More >>

Person In Taupō Tests Positive For COVID-19

Saturday, 13 November 2021, 2:14 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

Get tested, get vaccinated and check locations of interest. This is the advice from Toi Te Ora Public health following a positive COVID-19 test result in a person from Taupō. The Medical Officer of Health at Toi Te Ora, Dr Lynne Lane, says it is imperative ... More >>

Health Warnings Issued For Lake Ohakuri, Lake Maraetai And Lake Whakamaru

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 5:01 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

  A health warning has been issued for Lake Whakamaru after samples taken from the lake by Waikato Regional Council confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. Today’s health warning is an update and extension of the health ... More >>

Health Warning Issued For Lake Ohakuri

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 4:03 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

  A health warning has been issued for Lake Ohakuri. Notifications to Waikato Regional Council by members of the public and a visual assessment by the regional council shows a suspected bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. Samples have ... More >>

COVID-19 Detection From Tauranga Wastewater

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 3:13 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

ESR has reported one positive detection in wastewater in Tauranga from a sample collected on 23 September. Follow up samples from Tauranga and Mount Maunganui were taken this morning (28 September), with results expected later this week (Thursday). ... More >>

Protecting Our Borders From COVID-19

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 12:03 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

With a small number of cases of COVID-19 now confirmed in New Zealand, many people are feeling understandably anxious. We knew that COVID-19 was likely to arrive in New Zealand at some stage, and local District Health Boards, public health services ... More >>

Measles Alert for Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 4:47 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

Toi Te Ora Public Health is urging those who attended the Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals tournament held at Trustpower Arena in Mount Maunganui, between 17th – 20th July, to be vigilant for the symptoms of measles, after a participant ... More >>

Bay of Plenty Kai Hui

Friday, 23 October 2015, 3:00 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

Bay of Plenty Kai Hui - Locals have their say on the future of our food More >>

Health warning for Okawa Bay and Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 3:57 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

A health warning has been issued for the Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti. This means that a health warning now applies to both Okawa Bay and Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti. Routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed ... More >>

Health warning issued for Lake Okaro

Friday, 1 March 2013, 3:42 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

A health warning has been issued for Lake Okaro near Rotorua as there are currently high levels of potentially toxic blue-green algae in the lake. More >>

Pregnant women offered free whooping cough immunisation

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 1:29 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

A free whooping cough vaccine is now available to all pregnant women to help protect their newborn babies from this serious disease. More >>

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week in the Bay

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 2:02 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week will see mothers across New Zealand attempting to break the record set last year of 1564 women breastfeeding simultaneously. More >>

Give your child the best start in life

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 4:23 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

All parents want the best for their children, including the best of health. Toi Te Ora - Public Health Service is advising parents that scheduled immunisations from six weeks of age is an important way of giving children the best start in life. More >>

Double check before you dip

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 10:05 am | Toi Te Ora Public Health

With summer temperatures here to stay, it’s important to check recreational water is safe before taking the plunge. More >>

Extended – Algal Bloom Found in Waimana River

Tuesday, 20 November 2007, 12:31 am | Toi Te Ora Public Health

Environment Bay of Plenty has established that potentially toxic algae are present in the Waimana River, extending into parts of the Whakatane River. This follows the recent discovery of toxic algae on the Rangitaiki River. More >>

National Foodsafe Week: ’Tis the season

Thursday, 8 November 2007, 2:37 pm | Toi Te Ora Public Health

As National Foodsafe Week 2007 gets underway (November 12-19), the Foodsafe Partnership is reminding families that warmer temperatures mean bacteria on food can double in numbers in minutes. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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