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School zoning could increase adolescent exercise rates, Otago researcher

If effective school zoning policies were widely applied, more adolescents would get valuable exercise walking or cycling to their nearest school, an Otago researcher says.

Kiwi kids to get helping hand with managing life’s challenges

A free programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs will soon be available to any primary or intermediate school in New Zealand.

Diploma graduate helps victims on journey of recovery

As a victim support worker, Deborah Du Toit is one of those ordinary people who make an extraordinary difference. Deborah (left) has given strength to people during some of the most difficult times in recent...

Health and Wellbeing Diploma a great fit for the financial mentoring sector

The Careerforce New Zealand Diploma in Health and Wellbeing is designed to qualify advanced support workers who work closely to support people with complex needs.

Novel approach enables improved capabilities for autism research in New Zealand

A method for identifying children and young people on the autism spectrum/Takiwātanga using health data within the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) has been developed.

College students raise funds for Pacific healthcare provider 

In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus.

New study of impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global education

IEA and UNESCO are launching a study with the European Commission to draw a more comprehensive picture of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global education.

Pact programme supports people to lead better lives

Pact’s Greymouth Community Support worker James Tainui helps support people to lead fulfilling lives in the community.

EASIE Living Centre welcomes families into new sensory space

A new sensory space, which provides a safe and engaging place for families to explore, has been officially opened in Palmerston North

Less than half of schools have robust sun hat policies in place to protect...

Despite schools being encouraged to implement sun protective hat wearing policy to reduce children’s future risk of skin cancer, less than half participating in a University of Otago study had robust policy in place.
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