Celebrated since 1975 each year is becoming a major fixture on the national calendar providing an opportunity for concentrated promotion, raising awareness and generating as much interest and positive change for Aotearoa as those who speak and think in te Reo Māori.
Māori Language Day is September 14 and commemorates the presentation of the 1972 Māori language petition to parliament.
Cervical Screening Awareness month:
Did you know that......
Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable of all cancers
Measles outbreak in Auckland
If you think you or your child has Measles DO NOT COME INTO THE SURGERY
Follow Isolation precautions.
If you are concerned about measles call Healthline on 0800 611 116 or call your GP. Please do not just turn up to your GP, after hours or emergency department as you could potentially infect others.
UPDATE ON FLU VACCINES:
We currently have flu vaccines in stock for pregnant women & other eligible patients over the age of 3 years.
Your heart pumps blood around your body through your arteries and veins. The blood contains oxygen and nutrients that keep your body working. When there’s something wrong with your heart or blood vessels, it’s known as heart (cardiovascular) disease.
Everyone needs to be active and eat well to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It increases your quality of life and your sense of wellbeing.
What and how much you eat and drink, and being physically active are important for your health.
Being healthy improves your quality of life and your sense of wellbeing. Being healthy also means that you are more likely to be around longer for your whānau.
HPV immunisation programme
HPV VACCINES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR BOTH MALE AND FEMALES AGED 9 - 26 YEARS.
Gardasil: FREE HPV vaccine helps protect against the types of HPV that are responsible for causing HPV cancers and genital warts.