Māori and Pasifika health

Are your medicines right for you? How to find out

When taken correctly with regular reviews by your doctor, medications can improve your health and prolong your life.... read more about Are your medicines right for you? How to find out»

Choose a Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is a healthy eating plan. It's based on traditional foods eaten in countries around the... read more about Choose a Mediterranean diet»

Community Māori health providers

There are services available to help Māori people with their healthcare. Some services are provided by government... read more about Community Māori health providers»

Community Services Card = cheaper GP fees

Many general practices charge lower fees if you have a Community Services Card (CSC). If you have a CSC, the most you... read more about Community Services Card = cheaper GP fees»

Did you know there are Māori health teams in hospital services?

Māori health services are designed to promote health, work with Māori people, and encourage healthcare providers to... read more about Did you know there are Māori health teams in hospital services?»

Eating for good health

What you eat can make a huge difference to your health and wellbeing. Choosing healthy foods can lower your risk of... read more about Eating for good health»

Fatigue: It’s not just ‘being tired at work’

Fatigue is a real issue in industries that rely on workers being mentally and physically alert. Fatigue reduces a... read more about Fatigue: It’s not just ‘being tired at work’»

Find a Well Child Tamariki Ora provider in Canterbury

The Well Child Tamariki Ora programme is a series of health visits and support that are free to all families for... read more about Find a Well Child Tamariki Ora provider in Canterbury»

Has someone close to you been seriously injured?

ACC has web-based resources and free DVDs to help partners, parents, and caregivers of people who are seriously injured... read more about Has someone close to you been seriously injured?»

Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction

There are people and organisations that can help you. If you, or a child you know, needs help to cope with a family... read more about Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction»

How to get a free B4 School Check for your child

The B4 School Check is the final Well Child Tamariki Ora free health and development check for your 4-year-old. During... read more about How to get a free B4 School Check for your child»

Is immunisation safe for children?

The evidence is clear: Immunisation is safe. It protects your child from some serious diseases and helps to stop those... read more about Is immunisation safe for children?»

Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it

Depression is not a normal part of ageing and it is not a character weakness. It is a medical illness and there are... read more about Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it»

Reduce your cancer risk

There are some simple things you can do to reduce your chances of getting the Big C. It’s up to you how many of these... read more about Reduce your cancer risk»

Serious injuries and disabilities

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides support and services to people with lasting impairments after... read more about Serious injuries and disabilities»

What is ergonomics, and why is your office chair uncomfortable?

Ergonomics in the workplace is how your equipment is designed and placed to be comfortable for your body and prevent... read more about What is ergonomics, and why is your office chair uncomfortable?»

What is Well Child Tamariki Ora?

Well Child Tamariki Ora is a free programme providing a series of free health visits and support for families with... read more about What is Well Child Tamariki Ora?»

Work outdoors? Keep yourself safe from solar radiation

Radiation from the sun is like any other workplace hazard: it needs to be minimised to reduce risk. Worksafe has some... read more about Work outdoors? Keep yourself safe from solar radiation»

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Page last updated: 4 November 2019

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