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  1. Video for Skycity gambling hidden agendas claims Māori health provider
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    Skycity gambling hidden agendas claims Māori health provider

    A Māori health provider claims that Skycity Hamilton is trying to keep the public Hearing Panel in the dark, pushing for more pokies machines. Meanwhile, a livestream to the public would have helped address the impacts of gambling addiction among vulnerable Māori.​​​​​​​

  2. Video for Measles epidemic: NZ to deploy more nurses, as Samoa plans mass vaccinations
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    Measles epidemic: NZ to deploy more nurses, as Samoa plans mass vaccinations

    Samoan health officials have announced a compulsory mass vaccination campaign to stem the country's measles epidemic.  This comes as the NZ government commits to upping the number of vaccination nurses it intends sending to support the Samoan efforts.

  3. Video for State of emergency declared in Samoa over measles epidemic
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    State of emergency declared in Samoa over measles epidemic

    It comes after six measles deaths have occurred and at least 700 measles cases have been reported.

  4. Video for 1,500 'Doctors Say No' to End of Life Choice Bill
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    1,500 'Doctors Say No' to End of Life Choice Bill

    An open letter from doctors opposing euthanasia has recently received its 1,500th signature. The 'Doctors Say No' letter is aiming to vote down the End of Life Choice Bill. This comes after Act Party leader David Seymour successfully narrowed the bill to only allow assisted dying for terminal patients. 

  5. Video for Māori missing out on life-prolonging lung cancer medicine
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    Māori missing out on life-prolonging lung cancer medicine

    Hundreds of Māori living with lung cancer are being urged by health experts to contact their doctors to be tested for a rare form of the disease.

  6. Video for Māori & Pasifika patients get quicker access to MRI reports under pilot project
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    Māori & Pasifika patients get quicker access to MRI reports under pilot project

    Māori and Pasifika patients have received quicker access to MRI reports under a successful pilot project set to be rolled out across the country, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Primary Care. 

  7. Video for Polio survivor speaks out about his life with the disease
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    Polio survivor speaks out about his life with the disease

    "I thought I was an ordinary kid until I reached school - when the other school kids started to give me nasty nicknames." Very hurtful were the memories polio survivor Phillip Rudolph remembers growing up in Manurewa, Auckland. In 1958, as a new-born baby Rudolph contracted the disease. His attempts to live a normal life were hindered because of his condition and led him to a turbulent life of crime. Since Rudolph has become a voice for other Polio survivors. 

  8. Video for Hui called to address organ transplant issues
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    Hui called to address organ transplant issues

    Māori are more likely to suffer from renal failure and diabetes, yet they're the least likely to undergo organ transplants. In the Hawkes Bay more than 70% of the population receiving dialysis are Maori and to increase awareness around donating and receiving organs a hui was held in the region today to better inform health providers and iwi organisations. 

  9. Video for Māori support for Muslim community continues
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    Māori support for Muslim community continues

    Health providers from Canterbury and Auckland have been working together to support the Muslim community since the tragic events in March. Today members from the Muslim community and Māori health representatives gathered at Rehua Marae to boost the kaupapa Māori driven mental health support they provide

  10. Video for 2025 smokefree goals ‘a long way off’
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    2025 smokefree goals ‘a long way off’

    Arnah Rewha, a full-time smoker is adamant she will switch to vaping if the Government addresses urgent knowledge gaps around the effects vaping products have on people in New Zealand. This comes as anti-smoking experts look for better outcomes for vapers.  

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