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Latest media releases

  • Media release
    24 September 2015
    A new measure of safety and quality in New Zealand’s hospitals has been released today. Read more
  • Media release
    17 September 2015
    The Ministry of Health, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Environmental Protection Authority and Ministry for the Environment have been working together to understand the risks involved with asbestos in crayons and whether the issue is present in New Zealand. Read more
  • Media release
    06 August 2015
    New Zealand is experiencing a normal flu season to date. Latest surveillance data from ESR indicates cases in 2015 are just above a moderate level, and may move higher yet. Read more

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