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10 ways to boost your vegetable and fruit intake with Senior Chef

This month on the Gazette, we’re exploring all things health and wellbeing. This week, Wendy Scanlon from Senior Chef gives us 10 ways to boost your vegetable and fruit intake. Eating a wide range of vegetables and fruits protects our bodies from disease and gives us a good chance of …

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Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day occurs ever year on 15 June. The day is recognised by the United Nations and represents the one day in the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations.

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Something needs to be done about banks’ monopoly over the livelihood of older people

It is reprehensible that the banks hadn’t come up with tangible solutions before cutting off the supply chain; it is the equivalent of destroying a bridge without first building a road to provide an alternative route of travel.

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The power of protein from Senior Chef

This month on the Gazette, we’re exploring all things health and wellbeing. To kick off week two, we’re exploring the benefits of protein – with a fabulous fish pie recipe to boot – courtesy off Wendy Scanlon from Senior Chef. Protein Did you know that compared with younger people, older …

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The latest Where from Here handbook is out now

The release of the latest Where from Here He Ara Whakamua handbook – which covers the Upper South Island – marks more than 30 years of what is commonly referred to as the “older person’s bible.”

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French Film Festival Aotearoa hits screens in June – and we’ve got your chance to win tickets!

The French Film Festival Aotearoa – which runs between 9 June and 14 July in cinemas around the country – is hoping to do the next best thing: virtually transporting us to Paris and the South of France.

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Govt Proposals to Reduce Nicotine Most Effective Way to Quit

New research has found Government proposals to help New Zealand become Smokefree by 2025 should focus on reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes and increase investment in stop smoking services for priority populations.

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Procurement Specialist to Support Low Income Whanau in Winter Charity Initiative

Hundreds of vulnerable whanau will receive support from a procurement specialist under a new charitable initiative that will provide customised product packs to help them get through the colder months

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