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    Coalition allocates hundreds of millions more to Covid-19 vaccine strategy

    Specific details of the funding cannot be disclosed due to commercial sensitivity as it could prevent the best possible deal for New Zealanders.

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    Pharmac gets $150m over two years to fill medicine shortages

    Chris Hipkins confirmed that 348 ventilators are on order. Another $50 million has been allocated for PPE.

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    Superpower rongoā made for whānau with love

    Davina Thompson (Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa) has made almost 1000 rongoā Māori packs. Made with little funds and a lot of aroha, these rongoā packs are even helping people from the Bay of Plenty to Whangārei.

  4. Video for Māori Pharmacist: We are open and ready to help
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    Māori Pharmacist: We are open and ready to help

    Ngā Kaitiaki o te Puna Rongoā, The Māori Pharmacists Association has launched a free helpline to help people with their medication.

  5. Video for Government help Māori enter Medicinal Cannabis industry
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    Government help Māori enter Medicinal Cannabis industry

    Medicinal cannabis is coming and the Ministry of Health are holding a series of workshops, to prepare Māori stakeholders to enter the industry. The Ministry hopes to provide forums to ask questions, get advice, and assist Māori for when Government begins taking license applications in April.

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    Donations worth $50,000 destined for Samoa

    Samoan families based in Auckland have banded together to collect donations for whānau and health providers impacted by the measles outbreak in Samoa. Organisers and volunteers met at Wiri today to start packing supplies for a 40m container destined for Samoa.

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    Measles warning for passengers aboard Air NZ flights

    A measles caution was issued to passengers aboard flights between Auckland and Palmerston North last week.

  8. Video for Medicinal cannabis scheme open to public feedback
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    Medicinal cannabis scheme open to public feedback

    Hikurangi Cannabis Director Manu Caddie says patients might be disappointed that the government’s medicinal cannabis regulatory scheme falls short.

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    Antidepressants not a "silver bullet"

    A recent study has found that adults suffering severe depression are more than twice as likely to attempt suicide if they are taking antidepressants compared with a placebo drug.

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    A rongoā cure for kauri dieback?

    A Northland woman says a recent experiment she conducted to treat kauri dieback has had remarkable results.  Lynn Butterworth, a student of Māori medicinal expert Tohe Ashby, tested the possibilities of using to rongoā Māori to treat the tree disease. 

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