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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
Ministry of Health
Safe Kids NZ
Communicable Diseases Ministry of Health
Diabetes Ministry of Health
Diabetes NZ
Drug and Alcohol Ministry of Health
Environmental Health Ministry of Health
Family Violence Family Service
Are You OK
Child, Youth & Family Service
Children's Commission
Women's refuge
Ministry of Social Development
 Food Safety NZ Food Safety Authority Industry Information
Consumer Information
Health Promoting Schools Ministry of Health
Hearing Ministry of Health
Deafblind NZ incorporated
Immunisation IMAC  Health Professionals
Parents and Caregivers
  Ministry of Health 
Maori Health Ministry of Health
Mental Health Common ground
 Ministry of Health
Mental Health Foundation of NZ
 The Low Down
The Royal Australian and New Zealand college of psychiatrists
New Immigrants' Health Ministry of Health
Nutrition and Physical Activity Ministry of Health
Sport NZ
Heart Foundation
Older People's Health Ministry of Health
Oral Health Ministry of Health
Healthy Smiles NZDA,
Pacific People's Health Ministry of Health 
Sexual Health Ministry of Health 
Family Planning 
Smokefree - info and support Ministry of Health
Smokefree - regulation and signage Ministry of Health
Teenagers Health Ministry of Health
Women's Health Ministry of Health
Women's Health Action