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    Free ambulance services

    Over 1000 St John ambulance staff are stepping up industrial action by providing their service free to the public this Christmas, by not sending invoices to patients.

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    Free public transport in Auckland to avoid drink driving

    Auckland buses and trains are providing free transport from 4pm today as police warn of increased drink-driving on the Friday before Christmas. 

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    Top tips for staying water safe this Christmas

    Drowning remains the number one cause of recreational death in Aotearoa so water safety groups are urging people to stay safe this Christmas. 

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    Love Soup community kai service grows

    A Taupō provider has adopted the food distribution service currently run by Love Soup Rotorua and with their support has set up service in the Taupō and Tūrangi areas. 

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    Mental health, addiction survey shows cultural gaps

    New data from those working in mental health and addictions services has found that more needs to be done on cultural appropriateness for Māori tāngata whaiora.  The findings have been released in the Ngā Poutama Ōranga Hinengaro report, which was coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

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    Ride for 'Smear your Mea' from Rotorua to Wellington

    In February next year a cycling group will cycle from Kauae cemetery in Rotorua to Wellington carrying the message of 'Smear you mea' founder Talei Morrison. Lead by former Māori party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell who says Talei's wanted to have 100% of all Māori performers at Te Matatini to have had checks before they hit the stage and we are going to make that happen.

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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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