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The Resource Unit at Central Stores Building, Gates 10-15 is a treasure trove of free resources to assist in ‘Creating a Healthier Northland’ and a warm welcome is always on offer from Resource Coordinator Maree Lamerton.

The public and Northland DHB staff can access free resources sourced from the Ministry of Health and other health organisations

Current stock includes a wide variety of pamphlets, posters and  DVD’s  on general public health, including alcohol & drug, breast screening, cervical screening, child health, communicable diseases, dental & oral health, environmental health, family violence, food safety, problem gambling, hand hygiene, health and disability, immunisation, influenza, mental health ,nutrition, road safety, sexual health, smokefree, social issues and  water safety.

Maree Lamerton can be contacted at:


Northland Resource Unit Monthly Newsletter

Useful links to other resources

 Topic  Resource Source Users   Web Link
Child Health & Safety
SKIP   www.skip.org.nz
Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Safe Kids NZ   www.safekids.org.nz
Plunket   www.plunket.org.nz
Communicable Diseases Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Diabetes Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Diabetes NZ   www.diabetes.org.nz/resources
Drug and Alcohol Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Environmental Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Family Violence Family Service   www.familyservices.govt.nz
Are You OK   www.areyouok.org.nz/resources.php
CPS   www.cps.org.nz
Child, Youth & Family Service   www.cyf.govt.nz/about-us/publications/index.html
Children's Commission   www.occ.org.nz/publications
Women's refuge   www.womensrefuge.org.nz/index.cfm?objectid=0CFAF59C-1321-AE99-69B6370FA1355618
Ministry of Social Development   www.msd.govt.nz
 Food Safety NZ Food Safety Authority Industry Information www.nzfsa.govt.nz
Consumer Information www.foodsmart.govt.nz/
Health Promoting Schools Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Hearing Ministry of Health    www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Deafblind NZ incorporated   www.deafblind.org.nz
Immunisation IMAC  Health Professionals www.immune.org.nz/?t=603
Parents and Caregivers www.immune.org.nz/?t=563
  Ministry of Health    www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8 
Maori Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Mental Health Common ground
  www.commonground.org.nz
 Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Mental Health Foundation of NZ   www.mentalhealth.org.nz/page/27-Welcome
 The Low Down
   www.thelowdown.co.nz
The Royal Australian and New Zealand college of psychiatrists   www.ranzcp.org
New Immigrants' Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Nutrition and Physical Activity Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Vegetables.co   www.vegetables.co.nz
5+aDay   www.5aday.co.nz/resources.html
Sport NZ
  www.sportnz.org.nz
Heart Foundation   www.heartfoundation.org.nz
Older People's Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Oral Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Healthy Smiles NZDA   www.healthysmiles.org.nz/default,292.sm
Pacific People's Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8 
Sexual Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8 
Family Planning   www.familyplanning.org.nz 
Smokefree - info and support Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Smokefree - regulation and signage Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Teenagers Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Women's Health Ministry of Health   www.healthed.govt.nz/resources/search-resources.aspx?id=8
Women's Health Action   www.womens-health.org.nz/index.php?page=publications