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  1. Video for St John prepares for busiest night of the year
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    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.   

  2. 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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    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.   

  4. Video for Ambulance workers set to strike
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    Ambulance workers set to strike

    Over one thousand ambulance workers across the country who are employed by St John are going on strike today. 

  5. Video for A firefighter's walk for PTSD and depression
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    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.   

  6. Video for St John ambulance service receive extra $59.2m in funding
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    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.

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    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.

  8. Video for St John and marae team up to save lives
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    St John and marae team up to save lives

    As part of the Three Steps initiative St John has launched a Marae Cardiac Arrest Programme today to better equip communities to respond to cardiac emergencies. Thirty marae throughout the country will get support training in CPR and access to defibrillators in an effort that aims to help save 500 lives each year.

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    Northland Civil Defence Encourages Youth Involvement

    Local youth were flown into a full blown emergency exercise on the Hokianga harbour in an exercise to test four weeks of upskilling in civil defence emergency training. The exercise forms part of the Civil Defence national Youth in Emergency Services programme.

  10. Video for  St John hopes to implement marae CPR initiative
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    St John hopes to implement marae CPR initiative

    An annual report released by St John has revealed Māori were over represented in statistics for cardiac arrest. St John Medical Director Tony Smith says more education needs to be available on marae throughout the country. 

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