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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A helping hand: The life of an occupational therapist

The latest in our series of job profiles about real people, doing real jobs, is about Kerry, who is an occupational therapist.

Not for the faint-hearted

About the same time Haydn Drake started university some 17 years ago, he started volunteering for St John. The rest is history.

Taking the lead in holistic healthcare

Claire Roskruge took the road less travelled into aged care nursing.

Switching on a world of sound

It wasn’t until Rachel Peddie saw first-hand how much her grandmother benefitted from a hearing aid that she decided to pursue audiology.

A positive role

Nick Talaepa says contributing something positive to another person’s life makes it all count

Baby love

Baby love Name: Bonnie Hunter   Age: 29  Job: Midwife  City/town: Christchurch  What does your job entail? I am a lead maternity carer (LMC) midwife, working in the community. I am self-employed, with a caseload of women whom I look after throughout their pregnancies, births and until...

Voice of the people

Do you love helping people and want to make a difference?

Off the scale

Ensuring people abide by the rules and regulations that support a sustainable fishery - SIGN US UP!

Top dogs

Using the dog’s abilities to track and chase down those who choose to break the law.

The call of the classroom

Taryn Woodham graduated as a teacher more than 12 years ago, but life took her in other directions. It wasn’t until two years ago that she “came a full circle” and began working as a primary school teacher in Christchurch.
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