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Building a better future

Published Friday 21 Feb 2020

A group of young workers from Kiwi Can Do are lending a hand to paint a supply corridor at Hutt Hospital.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – what you need to know

Published Friday 14 Feb 2020

You will have seen in the media that the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) has spread to areas outside of China. The Ministry of Health is closely monitoring the situation and following guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Coronavirus is of concern but at this stage the risk of a widespread outbreak is low in New Zealand.

Suzanne Aubert – a New Zealand adventure

Published Friday 14 Feb 2020

When a young Suzanne Aubert left her home in France in 1860 to join a mission on the other side of the world, she began a New Zealand adventure that would last for 66 years. Her influence on nursing, looking after mothers and babies and people here in Wellington continues to this day as she was instrumental in setting up the Home of Compassion in Island Bay.

No hard fillings: Community benefits from Pacific Oral Health Scholarship

Published Friday 14 Feb 2020

Wainuiomata resident Nitika Naidu grins at a memory of scrubbing a dirty set of teeth.
“People might say, ‘what about people with stinky breath or dirty teeth?’ But once you’ve finished cleaning someone’s teeth, it’s very satisfying."

International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020