Toni Naera is what you would call Te Awamutu to the core.
So, when she was recently reappointed as a Life Unlimited hearing therapist, one of the first places she immediately thought she could make a difference in, was her own home town.
In this section we look at how to access healthcare services in New Zealand. But, wellbeing depends on much more than just visiting a doctor when needed.
There’s a lot that goes into nurturing a happy and healthy child. You need to make sure you and your family are eating well. You’ll also want to encourage your child to get active and enjoy social activities, and you’ll want to support your child’s mental wellness when they’re struggling or feeling low.
Because children don’t come with instruction manuals, we’ve got some ideas about where to get parenting information and support, and we have advice about talking with your child about tricky topics like puberty, bullying and keeping safe.
Kayaking, swimming and go karting provided children living with diabetes a memorable kiwi summer when the annual Waikato Diabetes Kids Camp was held at the Kauaeranga Valley Christian Camp in Thames earlier this year.
When a customer with a disability comes to the counter at Hamilton City Council, they know they’re going to be treated appropriately thanks to a training programme running at the council with a local charitable trust. The Disability Start workshops facilitated by Life Unlimited have now expanded into other areas of the council where staff interact…
It was Martha Hancey who first spotted three years ago her older sister Cecilia had something wrong with her right breast.
Cecilia, 65, known to those in the Hancey family as Bub and to everyone else that knows her as Celia, was in the shower when Martha saw the inverted nipple.
Some things are really tough to talk about with your kids, like physical development and puberty, and keeping safe from abuse. Even if you find talking about these issues difficult, it’s important your child gets the facts from you first, rather than from their peers or the internet.