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Recognition of volunteers

Comments from Cheryll Martin, General Manager and Rich Easton, Chair at Volunteering Auckland:

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Telehealth: People needing to see a specialist can now dial in to some appointments remotely, saving them a trip to the hospital.

People needing to see a specialist can now dial in to some appointments remotely, saving them a trip to the hospital.

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Auckland measles outbreak: Dad urges people to get vaccinated after baby's diagnosis

The father of a baby who spent her first birthday in hospital isolation after contracting measles is urging others to get vaccinated to help prevent its spread.

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Rural blood testing service saves life of teen with bleeding stomach tumour

In the time it typically takes for blood results to come back, Courtney Mason could have died. 

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The place where every day is Mother's Day: Midwifery mum and daughter on mum's special day

Mother's Day is special for all mums, but it might just be extra special tomorrow for Jill Dale and Eleanor McQueen. Read more...

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Te reo Māori classes in high demand at Waitematā DHB

Radio NZ - Auckland's Waitematā District Health Board has been overwhelmed with staff wanting to learn te reo Māori in an attempt to help improve health outcomes for Māori. Read more...

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Waitematā DHB launches free te reo Maori classes for staff

Te Karere – Auckland's Waitematā DHB has kicked off its Te Reo Māori classes at North Shore Hospital and already over 100 staff have expressed their interest. Read more...

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A knock at the door, then a life-saving kidney transplant for West Auckland grandmother

Finau Veikoso had endured eight years of dialysis while waiting for a kidney transplant, but when one became available doctors went to extraordinary lengths to reach her. Read more...

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‘Remarkable’ baby home for the first time this Christmas

A “remarkable” baby who weighed just 1.5kg at birth and has spent two months in hospital is home just in time for Christmas. Read more...

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The quilt-makers have been found

Seven Sharp - A huge thank you to the community and Seven Sharp for helping us find the ladies who donated the infamous Grinch quilt.

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