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  1. 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. 

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    All smiles after being accepted to study dentistry

    Having received his final NCEA results, former Wainuiomata High School student Ethan Kamana is one step closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming a dentist.  

  3. Video for The rise of Māori health professional graduands
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    The rise of Māori health professional graduands

    Seventy-six Māori students from Otago’s health professional degrees will graduate this Saturday, 8 December, making it the largest cohort of Māori health professionals to graduate from the University of Otago.

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    Iwi-led initiative to receive health award

    Te Kāika, an iwi-driven health and social service hub is to receive the Dame Tariana Turia Award at the Toitu Hauora Leadership Summit this month.

  5. Video for Dental teaching facility to bring smiles to South Auckland
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    Dental teaching facility to bring smiles to South Auckland

    The University of Otago is building a dental teaching facility and patient treatment clinic in South Auckland to help meet high health needs.

  6. Video for Two-thirds of food sold at sporting events unhealthy - Otago Uni report
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    Two-thirds of food sold at sporting events unhealthy- Otago Uni report

    New research from the University of Otago says that two-thirds of food sold at rugby and netball games is considered unhealthy, undermining the positive impact of physical activity. 

  7. Video for Student loan cap increase a welcome relief to Māori med students
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    Student loan cap increase a welcome relief to Māori med students

    The Government has lifted the lifetime cap on the student loan. One medical student Kera Sherwood-O'Regan says the option allows for more Māori enter the profession and balance out the numbers.

  8. Video for Student loan extended for longer degrees
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    Student loan extended for longer degrees

    The government is extending the student loan borrowing limit for those in long undergraduate programmes like medicine and dentistry.

  9. Video for Otago Uni research to focus on Māori and Pasifika mental health
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    Otago Uni research to focus on Māori and Pasifika mental health

    Almost $19 million dollars has been awarded to Otago University researchers to study the health of New Zealanders.

  10. Video for A rise in Māori, Pacific participation in Healthcare degrees
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    A rise in Māori, Pacific participation in Healthcare degrees

    The number of Māori and Pacific students training to be doctors and dentists has skyrocketed at the University of Otago.  

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