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  1. Video for Māori hold highest rates for cardiac arrests
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    Māori hold highest rates for cardiac arrests

    Māori have both the highest rates of cardiac arrests and the lowest survival rates according to new data released by St John NZ. Every year more than 1600 people die of a cardiac arrest.

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    Call for guidelines on newborn tongue-tie procedures

    A Wellington doctor says there’s an increase in tongue-tie cuts in newborn babies due to the pressure to get new mothers breastfeeding quickly.

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    Government crackdown on drugs

    The government is tackling the increase of drug-related deaths by dealing with synthetic drugs suppliers and making it easier for those with addiction problems to get treatment following an announcement by Health Minister Dr David Clark and Police Minister Stuart Nash.

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    Wellington GPs set to strike for third time

    Twenty-one doctors at Iwi health provider practices in Porirua, Cannons Creek, Titahi Bay, and Newtown will strike for the third time today to show their support for their dental colleagues.

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    Passing of Medicinal Cannabis Bill prompts iwi discussions

    The only Māori company with a medicinal cannabis growing licence says the passing of the government's medicinal cannabis bill is a step in the right direction.  Hikurangi Enterprises Managing Director Panapa Ehau says New Zealand could be a world leader in the medicinal cannabis space.

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    How's about housing our homeless?

    Concerns have been raised around drugs, the housing crisis, lack of mental health services and economic support in a new Salvation Army State of our Communities report released today.

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    Colonisation trauma linked to family violence- Report  

    A new report by the prime minister's chief science advisor says it is possible to prevent and end family violence in New Zealand.  The report, titled Every 4 Minutes, acknowledges the link between the trauma of colonisation and prejudice to the high rates of family violence and incarceration among Māori.

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    Discussing the reality of period poverty in Aotearoa

    The founders of The Period Place are hoping their new initiative will help people understand the reality of period poverty in Aotearoa.  

  9. Video for Kaiti School students transform community space to smoke-free zone
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    Kaiti School students transform community space to smoke-free zone

    Kaiti School in Gisborne has challenged the community to make the Kaiti Mall smoke-free and succeeded.  The model for community change will be used at the International Indigenous Health Promotion Conference in Rotorua in 2019.udents

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    The Tapsell whānau tradition continues

    Ngāti Whakaue medical graduand Jack Tapsell will become the third member of his family to graduate with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Otago.

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