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  1. Video for Overhaul of mental health system needed - Fox
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    Overhaul of mental health system needed- Fox

    The numbers of people rejected from mental health services who then go on to die by commit suicide in NZ is unknown. Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox says cases like this are not uncommon here and an overhaul of the mental health system is needed to reduce suicide rates.

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    NZ statistics unknown for suicidal patients rejected from care

    The New South Wales Mental Health Minister has ordered a review into the case of a 28-year old Māori man who died earlier this year. Joshua Nixon took his life after a hospital mental health facility turned him away for the long weekend and after nearly a week without professional help. But how many other New Zealanders have faced this problem and done the same?

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    New initiative to assist disabled to find work

    Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today launched EmployAbility, an employment programme to assist people with health conditions and disabilities into work in the Bay of Plenty.

  4. Video for Children's tooth decay extraction numbers on rise - Dentist
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    Children's tooth decay extraction numbers on rise- Dentist

    An Auckland dentist says there has been a significant increase in the number of children sitting in his dental chair having teeth extracted because of tooth decay. Dentalcare West’s Director Dr Scott Waghorn is taking steps to further educate and encourage better oral health decisions in his community.

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    DHB releases regional health profiles in te reo Māori for the first time

    Snapshots of Māori health in 20 District Health Board (DHB) regions all around New Zealand have been released today in te reo Māori for the first time.  

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    NZ Dental Association promotes Oral Health Month in schools

    This year's theme for Oral Health Month is Healthy Habits for Healthy Smiles. 

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    American indigenous students learn about Māori research frameworks

    A group of indigenous students from America are in NZ to learn more about Māori research frameworks. The eight students were at the University of Auckland today to extend their knowledge in the hope it will strengthen their research approaches to benefit their own indigenous communities.

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    Mangere school communities want sex offender out

    A community is angry it has to petition the removal of a "high risk" sex offender from close proximity to its school grounds. A Jean Batten School spokesperson says it's unfair and wrong for someone with this type of criminal background to be allowed in a school area for the second time in a row and it wants assurances it will not happen again.

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    Native Affairs – Breaking the cycle

    There are many successful blended families in New Zealand including step-mums and step-dads, but what happens when a mum allows the wrong man into her home and children's lives? Tonight two women do some tough talking about keeping whānau safe.

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    Give Iwi access to CYF database- Curtis

    Sir Toby Curtis is calling on iwi to stand up and take responsibility to stop child abuse in our communities. This follows the sentencing of those responsible for his death of three-year-old boy Moko Rangitoheriri in Taupō last year.

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