Seven elected to the Lakes District Health Board

The progress results are in for the election of seven members to the Lakes District Health Board. Johan Morreau, Merepeka Raukawa-Tait, Christine Rankin,... Read More

Check on health of teeth in Rotorua

A mobile community health vehicle set up on Saturday had few teething problems. Yet, it was parked adjacent the community area of Rotorua Library for... Read More

Shedding positive light on mental health

With suicide rates in New Zealand at an all-time high and Mental Health becoming more of a major issue, Bay of Plenty woman Rachelle Hawes is creating... Read More

Radiographers to walk off the job again today

More than a 1000 workers who provide x-rays and scans will walk off the job at public hospitals again today. It's the second 24-hour strike by radiographers,... Read More

Rotorua children learning to develop empathy

In a world where empathy is becoming endangered and we are becoming increasingly disconnected, the Roots of Empathy programme is connecting Rotorua children... Read More

Rotorua Multicultural Hospice support group meets

Last week the Rotorua Multicultural Council had its first meeting of the Multicultural Hospice Support Group. “It was a historic day for the Rotorua... Read More

Seventeen contest Lakes District Health Board

The final nominations have been confirmed for the Lakes District Health Board 2019 triennial elections, with seventeen to contest the seven vacancies.... Read More

DHB urges people to stand in the 2019 DHB election

Outgoing Lakes DHB Chair Deryck Shaw wants people to consider standing for the DHB in the October elections so they can contribute to improving the health... Read More

Measles alert for basketball U15 nationals

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,... Read More

Free Hepatitis C check in Rotorua

A free finger prick to test for Hepatitis C virus is being offered by the Lakes District Health Board. The move is in response to an estimated count... Read More

DHB’s given $1.7 billion for hospital facilities

The government is giving cash-strapped district health boards $1.7 billion towards the cost of building new hospital facilities. The announcement was... Read More

Lakes DHB to hold info session

An evening meeting for candidates eyeing an elected position on the Lakes District Health Board has been set for July 1. Seven of the 11 members of... Read More

Cruising free as the breeze

He’s done it a million excruciating times since Sunday November 19 – reliving the Taupo fire truck accident that robbed him of the use of... Read More

Rotorua Councillor comments on state of health

    Rotorua Councillor Charles Sturt is a man who has seen a lot of local body elections and is no stranger to being in the public eye. Since... Read More

Rotorua Hospital bursting with patients

Rotorua Hospital is bulging with patients. The public has been asked to attend the Emergency Department only if the emergency is ‘real’. Few... Read More