Media Releases

​Read the latest media releases from Canterbury District Health Board.

Please contact the media team if you would like to know more about any of these news items or have a media enquiry.


Stay cool when you’re feeling hot, hot, hot…

Summer has kicked off with a scorcher. With yesterday’s temperatures reaching well into the mid-30s, health officials want to...


Faecal contamination in Christchurch waterways

New research shows wildfowl such as ducks and Canadian geese are the biggest contributors to faecal contamination in...


Phone your General Practice Team for after hours care

Selwyn residents requiring after hours health care are being encouraged to phone their General Practice Team in the first...


Measles case prompts immunisation warning

Health officials have issued a measles warning following confirmation an infected tourist has visited Wellington, Marlborough,...

Page last reviewed: 24 November 2017
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