Quitting- “It’s about whanau”

Quitting- “It’s about whanau”

Te Hiku Hauora Health Promoters are encouraging smokers to think about the impact their habit has on their whanau as an incentive to kick the habit this year. The New Zealand World Smokefree Day message "It's about whanau", centres around protecting future generations...

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International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

Our Mobile Nursing Team provide valuable services from north of Mangamuka to Cape Reinga. The services offered include Tamariki Ora/ Well Child, Breastfeeding and Maternity Support and two  Adolescent Health Clinics based in Kaitaia and Taipa. We also provide Manaaki...

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Awards to celebrate all things youth

Awards to celebrate all things youth

This year Te Hiku Hauora will be hosting the Youth Awards to celebrate the youth spirit, youth pride and youth community connectivity and hoping to continue this as an annual event in the coming future. Nominations are now open. Nominees must be aged between 13-24...

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Women’s Heart Health Month in May

Women’s Heart Health Month in May

Next month is Women’s Heart Health Awareness Month. Heart disease is the biggest killer of women in New Zealand. It claims more than 3,000 of our mothers, sisters, daughters and grandmothers every year. Over 75,000 women are living with heart disease in New Zealand...

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Have a dazzling smile for life

Have a dazzling smile for life

Did you know that dental care is free for teenagers until they turn 18 years of age From Year nine or 13 years old, until their 18th birthday all children regardless of whether they are working or studying are eligible. Many parents and children are unaware of this...

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Flu hits one in four

Flu hits one in four

Around one in four New Zealanders are infected with influenza each year. Many people won't feel sick at all, but can still pass it on to others. Influenza can be anywhere.  Contact with the influenza virus is almost unavoidable, and while contact does not necessarily...

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Te Hiku Pharmacy

Te Hiku Pharmacy

Te Hiku Pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the country registered as a charity and also first to be community and Iwi owned, which means all proceeds are invested in improving healthcare in the Far North. Our mission is to look after you and provide the best health...

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Completed immunisation programme best for baby’s health

Completed immunisation programme best for baby’s health

All childhood vaccines on the National Immunisation Schedule are free to all children in New Zealand before they turn 18 years. All immigrant and visiting children can have free immunisations and free Well Child Tamariki Ora services. Growing up as children we are...

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FREE breast screening every two years for women aged 45 to 69

FREE breast screening every two years for women aged 45 to 69

Each year more than 300 New Zealanders are diagnosed with breast cancer and 600 will die from the condition. Nearly 10 percent of New Zealand women will develop breast cancer in their lives which means that 90 percent will not. The risk of being diagnosed with breast...

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“Kia ora Te Hiku Hauora mo tena whakaaro”.

Heeni Mangu