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.


Health advice ahead of severe weather due to hit Canterbury this afternoon

Cyclone Gita is currently moving southeast across the upper and central South Island and the lower North Island, as predicted.


Third measles case confirmed: Cantabrians warned to be vigilant

Another case of measles has been confirmed in Canterbury with public health officials urging the community to be extra...


Measles warning for Christchurch

Community and Public Health is investigating a second case of measles in Christchurch.


Keep cool and hydrated

Weather forecasters are predicting a run of hot days, peaking on Tuesday and Wednesday with forecast highs of 32 in Christchurch.

Page last reviewed: 24 November 2017
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