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  1. Video for New study to research final letters left by victims of suicide
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    New study to research final letters left by victims of suicide

    For the first time in Aotearoa, a new study announced by Mike King will look into the final letters or messages left by victims of suicide to find answers as to why so many New Zealander’s are taking their lives.

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    1059 measles cases confirmed nationwide

    The measles outbreak continues to rise across Aotearoa. 1059 cases have been recorded nationally and it has hit South Auckland more than anywhere else and is making its way to Waikato.

  3. Video for Establishing a Māori health governance group to help save lives
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    Establishing a Māori health governance group to help save lives

    In order for better outcomes for Māori living with cancer and have earlier detections, the Ministry of Health must ensure cancer survival equity is achieved for Māori by 2030. That's according to Hei Ahuru Mōwai - Māori Cancer Leadership Chair, Dr Nina Scott who says Māori health leaders need to be at the forefront of decisions that impact on Māori.

  4. Video for 821 measles cases in Auckland, 991 nationally
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    821 measles cases in Auckland, 991 nationally

    Officials have confirmed the number of measles cases in Auckland has increased from 812 to 821 today. Nationally, the number stands at 991.

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    Prime Minister urges families to vaccinate children against measles

    The number of people infected with measles continues to rise in Auckland.  As a result, the Ministry of Health is considering a number of options including the possibility of making the vaccine available at chemists.

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    Extra funding for cancer treatments

    Today, the Government announced an extra $60 million in funding for PHARMAC. $20 million this year and $40 million in 2020/21.  PHARMAC says the funding means they can fund a range of new medicines, including several new cancer treatments. 

  7. Video for 'PHARMAC boost good start but not enough to make change' - Māori family member
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    'PHARMAC boost good start but not enough to make change'- Māori family member

    There is a mix of reactions from Māori families following the announcement of the government's funding boost towards the Cancer Control Agency and PHARMAC.

  8. Video for Measles continues to spread across Auckland
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    Measles continues to spread across Auckland

    A serious outbreak of the measles virus and the rapid spread across South Auckland has led to the closure of numerous sporting, cultural and community events throughout the region this weekend.

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    Measles outbreak prompts urgent reminders to immunise

    The measles outbreak has forced the closure of many sporting, cultural and community events in the wider Auckland region.  Among the three District Health Board regions Waitematā, Downtown Auckland and Counties Manukau, approximately 778 cases of the infectious virus has been reported throughout the Super City today.

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    Measles risk cancels secondary schools league comp

    The NZRL has cancelled the Secondary Schools competition that was set for 2-6 September 2019 in Auckland due to the current measles risk in the region.

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