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Army of volunteers needed for Fun Fest

Posted by Communications Team on 11 December 2015 |

Stuff.co.nz - A venue change for a free annual festival for kids has organisers worried numbers might fall.

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Out and about: Kidz First Christmas party

Posted by Communications Team on 11 December 2015 |

Stuff.co.nz - Nearly 200 children under the care of the community team at Kidz First Children's Hospital travelled to SkyCity for their annual Christmas Party. Middlemore Foundation spokesman David Kemeys says without the generosity of SkyCity in hosting and catering the party, and of Toy Planet, which provides all the gifts, the party would be impossible. "Then there's the sports stars, the Blues, Mystics, Warriors and Breakers, who give us their time, and a pretty decent army of volunteers too." Read more

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Zero fees scheme - children under 13 years

Posted by Communications Team on 1 June 2015 |

From 1 July 2015, most general practices will offer zero-fee visits for children under 13. Children under 13 will also no longer need to pay the $5 charge for each item of prescription medicine, though other charges may apply. 

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