The NZ Mountain Safety Council (MSC) and ACC both agree that nearly all Roar hunting-related injuries are preventable.
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How to keep tamariki safe online- research into parents’ knowledge
Netsafe's latest research reveals a mismatch between parents' awareness and their children's experiences of upsetting online content.
Alarm pendants ensure safety of kaumātua, disabled and whānau at risk
Kaumātua, the disabled and whānau at risk have another way to ensure their safety with alarm pendants made by Whanganui-based company GPSOS Ltd.
Great Barrier Islands concerned for Level 2 move
Great Barrier Island residents are concerned for the health and safety of their population as we move into Level 2.
Safe return to work checklist
The Council of Trade Unions has released a guide for people going back to work on-site when NZ enters level 3 on Tuesday. President Richard Wagstaff says the 10 checks for safe return to work provide clarity about what a safe worksite looks like at level 3.
Tairāwhiti essential workers will receive flu vaccinations this week
Several hundred essential workers in Tairāwhiti are to receive hundreds of influenza vaccinations from Tūranga Health.
"111 Ambulance Song" translated to Māori
The Māori version of the popular "111 Ambulance Song" was launched this week in Christchurch. St.Johns personnel joined students at Te Waka Unua School to celebrate the launch of the waiata as part of their Wiki o Te Reo Māori festivities.
Government seeks submissions on workplace fatalities
The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Iain Lees-Galloway has today launched a health and safety reform consultation that focuses on reducing risk in areas such as machinery, structures and working at heights.
Kaituna River closures to save lives
Closing the Kaituna River to recreational users is the only option for saving lives according to the regional harbourmaster, following two deaths and one near miss.
What to do when caught in a rip
A new rip current safety education campaign is teaching New Zealanders what to do if caught in a rip while swimming.