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Keep safe while staying warm this winter

Winter has well and truly arrived, so if you’ve been thinking about popping the electric blanket back on the bed, now is the time to give it a thorough check to make sure it’s safe to use. Damaged electric blankets can cause an electric shock or even start a fire, so the New Zealand Fire Service recommends having worn blankets…

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November is Diabetes Action Month

More than 250,000 New Zealanders live with diabetes, and another 50 are diagnosed every day. The focus of Diabetes Action Month is to encourage New Zealanders to be aware of the risk factors associated with diabetes, and take action to reduce risk by adopting a healthier lifestyle. The national campaign coincides with the launch of an online calculator designed to…

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