Māori are being failed. That's the view of the head of the NZ Drug Foundation about new figures that show Māori are three times more likely to die of an overdose than Pākehā.
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Two injured after firearms incident in Ellerslie
Two people have been injured following a firearms incident in Ellerslie, Auckland on Friday night.
Rural marae to get emergency first aid equipment, training
With the nearest medical assistance half an hour away, Whakatōhea people are preparing themselves to deal with medical emergencies.
"111 Ambulance Song" translated to Māori
The Māori version of the popular "111 Ambulance Song" was launched this week in Christchurch. St.Johns personnel joined students at Te Waka Unua School to celebrate the launch of the waiata as part of their Wiki o Te Reo Māori festivities.
Man who drowned allegedly escaping police named
Police have released the name of the 24-year-old man who drowned in the Tarawera River, Kawerau following a police chase on Thursday 27 June.
St John pushes for first aid to be compulsory in schools
A pilot programme to teach lifesaving CPR to year nine and ten students is being piloted today at Christchurch Boys' High School. The St John Ambulance service believes the skills should be taught at schools nationwide.
An emergency call-out to Santa Claus
Understanding the world of emergency services is central to keeping friends and whānau safe over the festive season. The Sirens & Sounds Careers Festival allows the public to interact with those who go beyond the call of duty.
Wellington Free Ambulance gears up for busy new year's eve
In the countdown to 2017, Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics and 111 communication centre staff are gearing up for a big night.
Homicide investigation continues in Whangarei
Northland Police continue to investigate the death of a 37-year-old man who was dropped off in a critical condition outside the St Johns Ambulance Station early yesterday morning.
Ambulance patient dies following crash
The cause of an Ambulance crashing into a power pole in the Moerewa area is being investigated by Police.