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  1. Video for Reti criticises govt's Northland vaccination campaign
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    Reti criticises govt's Northland vaccination campaign

    An expert on Northland's health issues says that his region should have been a priority for vaccine distribution.  Whangarei MP Dr Shane Reti says the prime minister, Ministry of Health and Pharmac need to front up with Northlanders about when they knew that more vaccines were available and why they weren't purchased.

  2. Video for Porirua primary schools going without hot water
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    Porirua primary schools going without hot water

    A Porirua primary school principal says all schools should have access to running hot water for students at their schools.  

  3. Video for Porirua mother relieved her home will be warmer this winter
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    Porirua mother relieved her home will be warmer this winter

    A Porirua mother is relieved her home will be more safe for her and her children this winter thanks to the Porirua East Housing Project, which brings together local community organisations in a bid to improve houses and ensure they're keeping children healthy.  

  4. Video for Another march towards Pharmac funding
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    Another march towards Pharmac funding

    The Medavivors breast cancer survivors group today took another step towards gaining government funding for cancer treatments for suffering New Zealanders.  Breast cancer sufferer Wiki Maholland is as determined than ever to live her life on her own terms.  

  5. Video for Bereaved father urges the govt to refocus on suicide
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    Bereaved father urges the govt to refocus on suicide

    A father whos daughter committed suicide in 2015 is urging the government to focus more on teen suicide issues.  Sydney Kyle Purewa was joined by many other families who marched to parliament today to call for change. 

  6. Video for Smoking rates highest among teen Māori girls
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    Smoking rates highest among teen Māori girls

    Smoking among NZ students is at an all-time low, but smoking rates for Māori and Pacific students remains disproportionately high, especially for Māori girls.

  7. Video for 'Declare lung cancer national priority' - Lung Foundation NZ
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    'Declare lung cancer national priority'- Lung Foundation NZ

    The latest call for better cancer treatment funding has come from Lung Foundation New Zealand which has launched a petition calling on the government to declare lung cancer a national health priority and to approve additional budget for Pharmac to fund lung cancer medications. 

  8. Video for Medavivors tell their story to select committee
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    Medavivors tell their story to select committee

    Pharmac is a Crown entity that decides on behalf of District Health Boards which medicines and pharmaceutical products are subsidised. This morning Parliament's Health Select Committee spoke to cancer sufferers who want cheaper access to cancer drugs.  

  9. Video for The 'We Dream' Team - Whānau Ora
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    The 'We Dream' Team- Whānau Ora

    Whānau Ora released a fresh and brand new approach with a campaign called "We Dream" which highlights the challenges faced by whānau to make substantial changes in their lives.

  10. Video for Smoking in vehicles with tamariki to be made illegal
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    Smoking in vehicles with tamariki to be made illegal

    Smoking or vaping in vehicles will soon be illegal if people under the age of 18 are in the vehicle. It's expected the ban will be enacted by the end of the year, giving police the authority to pull over and fine drivers for the offence.   

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