Vaping now banned on public transport, buses, trains, taxis and more

Vaping now banned on public transport, buses, trains, taxis and more

Vaping has been banned from today, 11 November. This means the existing prohibition on smoking inside workplaces and other spaces are being extended to include vaping. Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) says there are other areas vapers need to respect as well. “We encourage New Zealand’s 200,000 vapers to think...

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Rest Home Company fails to take care of a Man admitted for respite care

Rest Home Company fails to take care of a Man admitted for respite care

A report released today reveals that a rest home company has breached the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failure to take care of a man admitted for respite care. The man, in his eighties, was admitted to the rest home. A nurse who is enrolled conducted...

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Sport NZ announce new $68m community physical activity fund

Sport NZ announce new $68m community physical activity fund

The Ministry of Health has welcomed Sport New Zealand’s new $68 million Tū Manawa fund for community-led play, active recreation and sport.  The new fund will enable initiatives that will support and grow the mental wellbeing for individuals, families and whānau and communities to adapt and thrive after their lives...

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