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Read all about it – Reason Magazine available for download

Te Arai Research Group from the University of Auckland have published the latest issue of Reason magazine. Inside you’ll learn about the new kete of knowledge for Māori whānau, one of the creative outputs (by Dr Tess Moeke-Maxwell and her co-researchers on the Pae Herenga project. It represents four years …

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Are you going to strawberry fayre? Selwyn Park creates abundant strawberry and lavender field to enhance resident engagement

The Selwyn Park team in Whangarei have created a resident focussed ‘Berri-licious’ project. The initiative, which has seen them cultivate a strawberry and lavender field within the village grounds, is now providing an abundance of fresh, luscious strawberries and offers many more benefits for residents, families, staff and the local …

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National Bowel Screening Programme rolls out across NZ

The team from the Canterbury National Bowel Screening Programme have great resources and are happy to visit groups to get their important message out to the wider Canterbury community.  People in the 60-70 aged group will receive a FREE bowel screening test in the mail depending on where they live …

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‘Tipple and topple’ videos tackle falls prevention

Most people are aware of the dangers of drinking too much, but alcohol’s ability to wreak havoc on the body is the subject of a new set of discussion videos called ‘tipple + topple’. The series of 10 videos, funded through a Ryman Healthcare grant of $20,000, are being used …

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Q&A: CAB’s Sacha Green on digital exclusion

Sacha Green, author of the Citizens Advice Bureau report on digital exclusion, tells Eldernet just how big the problem is and how we all can help to ensure no one gets left behind in the online rush. _____________________________________ As part of its campaign against digital exclusion, CAB has launched a …

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