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The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 13:25

Farm childhood linked lower allergies, stronger lungs

Living on a farm in early childhood is linked to a lower risk of allergies as an adult, and stronger lungs in women, than growing up in either a rural or urban area, finds research published online in the journal Thorax.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 07:55

Co-op, bank sign for good yarns

Award-winning mental health scheme GoodYarn is writing a new chapter as it grows around the country.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 23:55

Experiment with produce – foodie

Food producers and growers should try out new lines of produce, says Nadia Lim, co-founder for My Food Bag.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:55

Pharma foods promise more than nutrition

Imagine treating a disease such as diabetes by eating special foods registered as medicines. It's not science fiction.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 05 September 2016 18:55

Joint remedy without pills

How often do you see a machine with a huge glob of grease right next to the nipple instead of where it's needed — a joint or pivot point?

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 09:55

Reach for fruit bowl, not the pill box

Kiwifruit, not pills, is set to be offered as a cure for people with gastro and laxation problems.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:55

Fat is back!

Fat is back for lambs: we may have gone too far towards leaness, claims a senior scientist with AgResearch's animal genomics team, Tricia Johnson.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 07:55

Good yarn worth spreading

DairyNZ reckons mental wellness is a good yarn worth spreading.

Published in General News

Farmers interested in learning to reduce the risk of accidents with machinery are encouraged to visit the WorkSafe team at Mystery Creek.

Published in Machinery & Products

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Does anyone in the Government understand the essential role St John Ambulance has in our society?

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