Māori and Pasifika Leaders Report Racism in Government Health Advisory Groups

Participants noted that Māori and Pasifika research was considered less rigorous. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-SA Heather Came, Auckland University of Technology; maria.haenga-collins@aut.ac.nz, Auckland University of Technology, and Tim McCreanor, Massey University Māori and Pasifika populations in New Zealand experience poorer health than other New Zealanders. Some of this inequity is due to health policies and […]

Climate Change: Still Time to Submit on NZ’s Zero Carbon Bill

Climate Change Minister James Shaw meeting with Singapore’s Environment Minister Masagos Zulkifli at the Climate and Clean Air Coalition Meeting in Singapore last week. Photo supplied. New Zealand’s Climate Change Minister is encouraging New Zealanders from all walks of life to have their say on the Zero Carbon Bill before submissions close this coming week […]

Climate Change: The First To Predict Global Warming

Danish painter P.S. Krøyer’s The Iron Foundry, Burmeister and Wain (1855).  Svante Arrhenius was the first to show that the carbon dioxide produced by the Industrial Revolution’s factories and machines would increase global temperatures. Image: National Gallery of Denmark. Today’s climate-change skeptics would have us believe that the whole notion of global warming is a relatively recent, […]

How Much Physical Activity Do You Really Need?

Physical activity has recently come to be seen as one of the best forms of medicine available. Studies have shown that simply getting on your feet can ward off all manner of ill health, from cancers to cardiovascular diseases. But how much do you need to do to reap the benefits? By Catherine de Lange For […]

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