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Apanui school community celebrate Health Promoting Schools bronze
7 October 2015
Whakatane’s Apanui School has become the latest school in the Eastern Bay to achieve Bronze accreditation as part of the Health Promoting...
Toxic shellfish warning extended
1 September 2015
Toxic shellfish warning extended (01 September 2015) - Waikato District Health Board...
Paving the way to a healthier future - Aorangi School achieves first Health Promoting Schools gold
31 August 2015
Rotorua’s Aorangi School is beaming with pride after becoming the first school in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes regions to achieve Health...
Celebrating breastfeeding in the workplace
4 August 2015
World Breastfeeding Week takes place every year in the first week of August. This year’s theme is “Breastfeeding and work &ndash...
Public Health Supports Local Government Remit
29 July 2015
Toi Te Ora - Public Health Service (Toi Te Ora) supports the recent Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) decision to advocate for legislation to...
‘Big Latch On’ event encourages local Mums to breastfeed
29 July 2015
Breastfeeding mothers across the Bay of Plenty and Lakes region are being encouraged to join thousands of other women from different cultures and...
Influenza has arrived – immunise now
8 July 2015
Bay of Plenty residents are being urged to get immunised as the region is hit by the highest influenza rates in the country. General practice...
Toxic shellfish warning area extended
7 July 2015
Warning extended to the mouth of the Otahu River at the southern end of Whangamata Beach (07 July 2015) - Waikato District Health Board...
Toxic shellfish warning area revised
25 June 2015
Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along part of the Bay of Plenty...
Smokefree outdoor policy makes business sense
28 May 2015
The only smoke you’ll find at Nando’s Rotorua is from their smoking hot peri peri sauce. Diners and staff at Nando’s restaurant...
Permanent health warning issued for Kaiate falls and stream
18 May 2015
A permanent health warning has been issued by the Medical Officer of Health for Kaiate falls and stream in Welcome Bay. Ongoing water monitoring by...
Breathe in the fresh, clean air this Smokefree May
13 May 2015
At Fisherman’s Wharf Caf in Ohope, the view is picturesque. There’s a quaint old white pier to the left, and yachts moored to the...
Controlled Purchase Operations bring encouraging results for Western Bay of Plenty
4 May 2015
A series of Controlled Purchase Operations (CPOs) recently undertaken on 75 retailers who sell tobacco in the Western Bay of Plenty saw the majority...
Health warning lifted for Lake Rotoehu
21 April 2015
The health warning issued in February for Lake Rotoehu has been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Bay of Plenty...
Shaping the future of our food
9 March 2015
Globally, a people’s food movement is upon us. A food movement is about communities driving demand for healthy, sustainable and fair food....
Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro
6 March 2015
The algal bloom health warning issued for Lake Okaro on 24 December 2014 has now been lifted. Medical Officer of Health, Dr Phil Shoemack says...
Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu
16 February 2015
A health warning has been issued for Lake Rotoehu as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom...
Heading off for further study? Get your immunisations up to date
21 January 2015
If you’re getting prepared to head off to University or other tertiary study, now is a good time to check you’re up to date with your...
Caution advised over swimmer's itch
20 January 2015
Members of the public are being advised to exercise caution when in contact with shallow water following two reports at the south end of Lake Taupo...
Caution urged over contact with reddish algal blooms in lakes
9 January 2015
Caution urged over contact with reddish algal blooms in lakes (08 January 2015) - Waikato Regional Council...
Public warning after discolouring of water in Lake Tarawera
9 January 2015
Public warning after discolouring of water in Lake Tarawera (09 January 2015) - Bay of Plenty Regional Council...
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