MEDIA RELEASES
MEDIA RELEASES

MEDIA RELEASES

Excellent results in latest Tobacco Controlled Purchase Operation - 06 October 2017
Pūkawakawa Medical Student Programme Celebrates 10 Years - 06 October 2017
BabyStart Boxes Gifted As Parenting Course Completed - 22 September 2017
Viral-gastroenteritis outbreak within Whangarei Hospital’s Orthopaedic Ward - 15 September 2017
More Help Available for Northlanders Affected by Methamphetamine Use - 30 August 2017
Drink Driver Programme Marks Milestones - 21 August 2017
12-Week Old Taonga Face of 2017 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal - 14 August 2017
Latching Rosie’s Twins Twice The Challenge - 03 August 2017
Hospice Kaipara – 25 Years Providing Palliative Care - 31 July 2017
Breast Screening Booklet Demystifies Mammograms - 18 July 2017
World Blood Donor Day: Ron Thanks 100 Donors For Keeping Him Alive - 12 June 2017
Latest Controlled Purchase Operations brings further sales - 16 May 2017
Joint Release with NZ Police
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Ngawha Prisoner Gifts Incredible Carving to Hospital - 12 May 2017
Inaugural Awards for Dargaville Hospital Staff - 04 May 2017
Anti-Vaccination Film Secrecy Upsets Top Community Doctor - 06 April 2017
Latest Controlled Purchase Operations results disappointing - 20 March 2017
Joint Release with NZ Police
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Northland DHB to replicate Bay of Islands Hospital energy savings - 07 March 2017
Media Release from Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA).
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Hospital’s New Electric Vehicle Makes Shuttle Service Safer - 21 February 2017
Northland Caregivers Ask For More Help On Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - 16 February 2017
TOKI RAU Stop Smoking Services Northland Blessing - 15 February 2017
Whangarei Surgeon Celebrates A Century - 09 February 2017
Bay of Islands Hospital Roading Layout Changes - 07 February 2017
Residents and visitors asked to ease up on Emergency Department - 03 February 2017
Are You Affected By FASD? Free Support Workshop On Soon - 01 February 2017
Community Midwife Retires After Delivering Almost 1000 Babies - 01 February 2017
Salt Cafe Whangarei now offer smokefree outdoor dining - 26 January 2017
Living with Diabetes made easier for camp kids - 24 January 2017
Fast track clinic speeds up Northland lung cancer response - 23 January 2017
NZRDA Strike Action ends - 20 January 2017
Opinion Piece - Strikes in the Health Sector - By Nick Chamberlain, Chief Executive - 30 December 2016
Beat the price increase - price of tobacco products to rise again from 1st of Jan - 21 December 2016
Latest Controlled Purchase Operations brings a disappointing result in Kaipara - 07 December 2016
Joint release with NZ Police
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Planning for emergencies when you are on Home-Based Dialysis - 25 November 2016
Media Release from Contact Energy.
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Recycling Week good opportunity for ‘quick win’ to eliminate foam cups - 10 November 2016
Blessing signals traffic lights for Hospital Road Corner - 04 November 2016
Services at Whangarei Hospital Fully Operational - 20 October 2016
Northland DHB and Police lead Cross-Agency Fight against Methamphetamine - 19 October 2016
Retailers still prepared to sell tobacco products to minors - 19 October 2016
Recognising National Anaesthesia Day 2016 - 14 October 2016
NZRDA Strike Action - 12 October 2016
First–time episodes of rheumatic fever in Northland drop dramatically - 29 September 2016
100 Tonnes in One Month – Hospital’s Record Laundry Load - 16 September 2016
Redevelopment at Bay of Islands Hospital - 01 September 2016
Building the capabilites of Northland school children - 30 August 2016
Community Nurses And Doctors Recognised With Awards Of Their Own - 29 August 2016
Community unites against suicide - 26 August 2016
Playing with Pokémon helps Jethro through transfusions - 21 August 2016
Latest Controlled Purchase Operation brings a mixed result - 18 August 2016
Joint Release with NZ Police
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CuddleCot Gift Helps Parents Stay With Stillborns - 05 August 2016
Good response to vaccination clinics, but number of immunised still too low to stop spread - 25 May 2016
Measles Vaccination Clinics Extended - 23 May 2016
More Measles Vaccination Clinics Planned in Mid North - 20 May 2016
Northlanders urged to get vaccinated against measles now - 16 May 2016
World Smokefree Day 2016 - Perfect opportunity to quit - 13 May 2016
New Aquarium lifts Cancer Patients Spirits - 05 May 2016
Latest Controlled Purchase Operation brings an excellent result - 04 May 2016
Joint release with NZ Police
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Confirmed case of measles in Northland: Northlanders urged to get vaccinated - 03 May 2016
Placing the wairua (spirituality) back into health conversations - 19 April 2016
Payroll Giving Support For The I Have A Dream Foundation - 13 April 2016
Northland DHB strong supporter of schools banning sugary drinks - 31 March 2016
Mobile surgical ‘bus’ to carry out 20,000th operation in Dargaville - 18 March 2016
Latest Controlled Purchase Operation brings good result - 03 March 2016
Joint release with NZ Police
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Living Life to the Full on Home-Based Dialysis - 03 March 2016
Media Release from Contact Energy

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Free wifi now available at Northland DHB sites - 01 March 2016
Dargaville Hospital celebrates 60th birthday - 29 February 2016
Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyles Camp An 'Amazing' Experience - 04 February 2016
Cancer treatment centre brings together new skills in first year - 11 November 2015
Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre patient perspective: Marlene Tuhiwai - 11 November 2015
Bay of Islands Hospital staff support young people with diabetes - 11 November 2015
A deep passion for the art of Laido aids recovery - 03 November 2015
Spring brings stomach bugs to Northland - 29 October 2015
Horses Help People Become 'The Best Versions of Themselves' - 29 October 2015
Northland DHB expanding Whangarei Hospital Emergency Department - 23 October 2015
Whangarei Hospital Breast Surgeon Awarded Prize at International Conference - 15 October 2015
Young baby has died from probable Meningococcal disease in Northland - 09 October 2015
Rural hospital medicine specialists were welcomed - 09 October 2015
Independent investigation confirms presence of asbestos at Ngawha - 08 October 2015
Fundraising shopping bags a Northland first - 01 October 2015
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day – Wed Sep 9 - 04 September 2015
STOPtober 31-Day Stop Smoking Challenge - 31 August 2015

Thousands of kiwis urged to stop smoking this October.

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Northland DHB Paving Way for Future Healthcare - 03 August 2015
Scam Alert - 16 July 2015
NZ Police and Northland DHB Joint Statement
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Second endoscopy room reduces wait time for Northlanders - 14 July 2015
Free car parking at Whangarei Hospital on the weekends - 09 July 2015
Influenza is in Northland - 09 July 2015
Kaitaia Teens Bucking Obesity Trend - 08 July 2015
Northland DHB not proceeding with national food and laundry business cases - 07 July 2015
Operation resulted in no sales to the underage personnel - 22 June 2015
Community and DHB lose Appeal against another Bottle Store in Onerahi - 17 June 2015
Leading Northland paediatrician calls for better performance - 16 June 2015
Multi-agency investigation into dieback of Ngunguru shellfish - 27 May 2015
Northland Regional Council Media Release
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Up to 3,000 children are born every year with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - 25 May 2015
Alcohol and Breast Cancer - 22 May 2015
Keen young sports woman grounded with rheumatic fever - 13 May 2015
In the Pink - 12 May 2015
Diabetes Camp for Northland Youth - 15 April 2015
Northland DHB Doctor Returns From Midst of Ebola - 15 April 2015
Partnership in healthcare for the mid north - 12 April 2015
Northland Intersectorial Forum Media Release - Northland leading the vision of a Smokefree 2025 - 02 April 2015
Patients Value Chance to Offer Feedback to Northland DHB - 26 March 2015
The GE Revolution CT scanner brings world leading CT capabilities to Northland - 24 March 2015
Go Spotty For Melanoma Awareness - plus 'A Farmers Story' - 24 March 2015
From Cook Islands ED to Whangarei - 19 March 2015
Kids Preaching Nude Foods to Parents - 13 March 2015
The publicly funded influenza vaccine delayed - 07 March 2015
Kidney Awareness Week – Return of the Cole-Bakers - 06 March 2015
Farewell to Northland Pioneer Doctor - 20 February 2015
Latest Controlled Purchase Operation brings shocking result - 16 February 2015
Future proofing decision made - 05 February 2015
STI Vaccine for Year Eight Girls Campaign - 21 January 2015
Children’s Health Rights Violated Say Researchers - 27 December 2014
Remember The 3-Ps Rule This Summer - 18 December 2014
Newly formed Northland Health Consumer Council boosts partnership - 17 December 2014
Controlled Purchase Operation brings encouraging results - 17 December 2014
Northland Smokers Told: “Beat The Price Increase!” - 16 December 2014
It’s about caring, not just counting - 09 December 2014
2014 Countdown Kids Appeal raises $129,054.00 - 02 December 2014
National Safe Sleep Day this Friday - 01 December 2014
Children’s Health Rights Violated Say Researchers - 27 November 2014
Northland Scores Top of the Country for Exclusive Breastfeeding - 26 November 2014
White Ribbon Campaign well-supported - 25 November 2014
Free Dental Story Books for our Tamariki - 25 November 2014
Patient Experience Survey - 24 November 2014
Obesity education focus for Northland Medical Practitioners as health costs increase - 14 November 2014
Second edition of Nursing Scorecard - 12 November 2014
Ease up on the Booze in Kaipara - 06 November 2014
Promise to Northland Fulfilled and Celebrated - 31 October 2014
Exercise Wisdom Tooth Boosts Oral Health in Far North - 31 October 2014
Northland DHB Ebola Preparedness - 16 October 2014
Red Cross Volunteer poses no harm to Northlanders - 13 October 2014
Exercise Wisdom Tooth - 08 October 2014
New Room for Stillbirth and Neonatal Loss at Whangarei Hospital - 01 October 2014
Fizzy-Free at DHB Well-Received - 25 September 2014
Kidney Donor Walks New Zealand For Cause - 18 September 2014
Shaken Baby Prevention Education launches at Northland DHB - 15 September 2014
International FASD Awareness Day - 11 September 2014
Patients Surveyed on their Hospital Experience - 09 September 2014
Children’s Ward Receives Generous Donation - 02 September 2014
Northland Surgeons receive prestigious Australasian College of Surgeons award - 26 August 2014
Goodbye Sugar-Sweetened Beverages - 25 August 2014
Further cases of measles in Northland - Northlanders urged to get vaccinated - 11 August 2014
Katie Reed and Allkars Taniwha Mascot launch 2014 Countdown Kids Appeal - 06 August 2014
Confirmed case of measles in Northland: Northlanders urged to get vaccinated - 31 July 2014
The Big Latch On – This Friday - 28 July 2014
From Hospital Admin Clerk to Foxy-Roxy - 25 July 2014
Aroha from Hope - 10 July 2014
$10,000 Donation of Toys and Equipment to Child Health Centre - 10 July 2014
Whangarei first city to register for Child Friendly Cities Initiative - 03 July 2014
Northlanders urged to get vaccinated against measles - 02 July 2014
Nga Manukura O Apopo Turns Out More Graduates - 13 June 2014
Popular Craze Brought to Whangarei Hospital - 06 June 2014
Pyjamas Bring Winter Comfort to Children’s Ward - 03 June 2014
Northlanders offered free flu protection - 30 May 2014
ACE Awards Celebrates Northland Nurses and Midwives Achievements - 20 May 2014
RAID PRIDE – You got it, Show it - 12 May 2014
Waitangi A Popular Location For Annual National Nursing Students Hui - 09 May 2014
Latest CPO shows some encouraging results from Northland’s tobacco retailers - 06 May 2014
Youth Resilience play returns for another season - 17 April 2014
Mistakes still being made by licensed premises in the Bay of Islands - 16 April 2014
Conversation that Count – Inaugural Awareness Day 16 April - 08 April 2014
Falls Prevention Week – April 7 - 31 March 2014
Lucky’s Libraries delight unwell children - 12 March 2014
Renal Team to promote kidney health with Relay for Life - 10 March 2014
Active Workplace Programme transforms staff - 28 February 2014
Northland DHB doctors urge parents to immunise their children against measles - 20 February 2014
Yeah I’m up for a good night out but NAH I don’t want to drink anymore - 13 December 2013
Northland DHB takes a stand on reducing alcohol related harm - 31 October 2013
Northland babies at high risk of SUDI - 02 September 2013
Breastfeeding Week – ‘Big Latch On’ Events in Northland - 01 August 2013
Local children the face of a new family violence prevention billboards - 29 July 2013
Let's talk about .. Youth and Whanau Resilience: Matanui - 15 July 2013
Health & Disability Commissioner Decision - Service Failure - 01 July 2013
Meningococcal Resource - Questions you should ask your doctor - 24 June 2013
Ongoing Whooping Cough Epidemic in Northland poses Serious Risks for Babies - 19 June 2013
‘The Gift of Time’ – 35 years volunteering at Whangarei Hospital - 18 June 2013
ePortfolio pilot a success - 14 June 2013
Health messages on fleet cars a hit with the Health Minister - 24 May 2013
Primary Health Care Nurse Excellence celebrated - 13 May 2013
The epidemiology of acute rheumatic fever in Northland - 19 April 2013
The epidemiology of a community outbreak: Meningococcal C disease in Northland - 19 April 2013
Reducing the impact of a meningococcal group C outbreak with a emergency vaccination programme - 19 April 2013
ASH Survey - Northland Youth supporting Smokefree 2025 - 17 April 2013
April Falls - It's No Joke - 10 April 2013
Rugby League star Elijah Taylor promotes Water is the best drink - 10 April 2013
New Integrated Family Health Center for Tikipunga - 08 April 2013
Northland DHB Signals Paid Car Parking - 24 January 2013
Lifting of Public Health Warning: Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish - Kaipara Harbour and West Coast - 17 January 2013
Public Health Warning: Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish - Kaipara - 19 November 2012
World Smokefree Day - Smokefree Aotearoa begins with smokefree families - 15 May 2012
International Nurses Day - 12 May 2012 - 08 May 2012
Meningococcal C Vaccinations - FREE for a limited time - 08 May 2012
World Smokefree Day - Groceries weigh in against tobacco - 04 May 2012
New hospital shuttle service for Kaikohe patients - 22 March 2012
Northland babies get good start in life - 15 March 2012
A second Measles strike for Northland - 08 February 2012
Give yourself a pay-rise in 2012 by stopping smoking - 31 January 2012
Northland DHB Reviews Radiology Results - 31 January 2012
Measles Strike in Bay of Islands - 16 January 2012
Whangarei Hospital’s Ward 16 closes following Viral-Gastroenteritis Outbreak - 11 January 2012