Displaying items by tag: health

Friday, 14 February 2020 10:01

Getting the balance right!

OPINION: Many sunsets ago, I learnt from one of the older father figures in my life the ageless truth that, “Balance is the key to life”. 

Published in Opinion
Monday, 10 February 2020 10:15

Tractor tour to raise mental health awareness

Farmers are backing a nationwide tour by mental health advocate Mike King.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 12:01

Safety mindset must change

WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 13:55

Guiding rural people to better ‘mind health’

Isolation combined with the pressure of running a business from home means some farmers are putting their own wellbeing and mental health on the backburner.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 14:27

Personality important in farmer anxiety

New Lincoln University research shows analysing a farmer’s personal characteristics is important when dealing with their anxiety.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 16 August 2019 12:32

The cold, hard facts

Could pesticides and genetically engineered food be causing rising health issues in children?

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 August 2019 08:55

Rural maternity plea to go before Parliament

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker hopes a recommendation on the Lumsden maternity centre will go to Parliament this week after health select committee deliberations.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:00

DHB concedes on maternity issues

Southland District Health Board (SDHB) claims it is stepping up its investment in primary maternity services in rural areas.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 10:55

Rural women and babies at risk

“Women's and babies’ lives are at risk and we want action,” says Penny Mudford, Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) national chair.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 June 2019 12:55

Bridging the gap in rural health care

Professor Jane Mills, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University’s College of Health, explains how the future for rural health in NZ is positive.

Published in Opinion

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