Off-road treks and hikes were not a barrier to getting the vaccine to 30 Māori and Pacific Island whānau in remote Tai Tokerau kāinga.
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Police guarding Auckland apartment building after sudden death
Police are guarding an apartment building in South Auckland where a person has died suddenly.
"111 Ambulance Song" translated to Māori
The Māori version of the popular "111 Ambulance Song" was launched this week in Christchurch. St.Johns personnel joined students at Te Waka Unua School to celebrate the launch of the waiata as part of their Wiki o Te Reo Māori festivities.
St John prepares for busiest night of the year
As we head into the busy part of the summer holiday season, St John is preparing for the busiest night of the year. 111 calls to the ambulance service triple on New Year's Eve.
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.
An emergency call-out to Santa Claus
Understanding the world of emergency services is central to keeping friends and whānau safe over the festive season. The Sirens & Sounds Careers Festival allows the public to interact with those who go beyond the call of duty.
Ambulance workers set to strike
Over one thousand ambulance workers across the country who are employed by St John are going on strike today.
A firefighter's walk for PTSD and depression
Maaka McKinney will walk over 180kms to promote help for his fellow workmates suffering from post-traumatic stress and depression.
St John ambulance service receive extra $59.2m in funding
St John ambulance officers will no longer be riding solo thanks to an extra $59.2mil that'll see its officers working in pairs. It'll also mean more than 400 extra ambulances on New Zealand roads.
St John relief staff on their way to Kaikoura
Additional paramedics and ambulance staff will arrive in Kaikoura via helicopter today to relieve staff on the ground at the moment and provide extra supplies. St John has two fully crewed ambulances operating in Kaikoura plus constant air ambulance cover.