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Health & Safety

More than an attack of the sneezes

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Runny noses, itchy eyes and sneezing are all symptoms that signal the start of a common cold but, for 20 per cent of the population, including many school students, it will be the onset of allergic rhinitis.

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Resources teach students about their blood system

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New Zealanders who donate blood to the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) provide blood and blood products for more than 45,000 people in need of transfusions every year. However, those generous donors represent only four per cent of the population, and NZBS is keen to raise awareness of the service …

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Waikato children Energized

Project Energize

Analysis from AUT University has confirmed a healthy eating and activity programme now in all Waikato primary schools is saving taxpayers money as well as improving lives.

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Be a sun smart school


Term four means it’s ‘hats on’ and time for schools to be SunSmart. With continual sunny weather it is important that students are protected from the sun’s UV rays which cause sunburn and result in skin cancer.  

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