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WHITE ISLAND ERUPTION

NGAIRE JONES |

St John is working with the Royal New Zealand Coast Guard, Ambulance Air Operators and District Health Boards, in a coordinated response to the White Island volcanic eruption. ...

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WHITE ISLAND ERUPTION - UPDATE

NGAIRE JONES |

St John can confirm ambulance operations responded to a volcanic eruption on White Island this afternoon, occurring at 2.11pm. ...

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ST JOHN SUPPORTER SCHEME STILL VALUE FOR MONEY DESPITE INCREASE

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John’s Supporter Scheme prices will be raised slightly from today, 1 December 2019. St John has kept subscription fees at a minimum since the last increase almost four years ago but increasing operating costs means the pricing plan is no longer sustainable....

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ST JOHN WELCOMES PARAMEDIC REGISTRATION

NGAIRE JONES |

St John welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Health today that New Zealand paramedics will now be registered under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003)....

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ROYAL HONOURS FOR ST JOHN STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

BEVERLEY TSE |

A ceremony recognising the contribution of St John staff and volunteers has been held in Auckland at St Patrick’s Cathedral on 2 November....

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FRIENDSHIP ONLY A PHONE CALL AWAY FOR SOCIALLY ISOLATED INDIAN PEOPLE

BEVERLEY TSE |

From today, Hindi speakers in Auckland with limited or no English, will have access to a friendship-based telephone service in their own language....

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO RESTART A HEART?

NGAIRE JONES |

Every year, cardiac arrest kills more New Zealanders than road accidents, a statistic everyone can change....

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LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT ROLLED OUT IN THE SOUTH

NGAIRE JONES |

Every day in New Zealand five people will suffer the most life-threatening form of heart attack and the time to treatment is crucial to survival....

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SERIOUS BUSH CRASH, SH 5, NGATIRA, ROTORUA AREA

NGAIRE JONES |

St John was notified of a serious crash involving a bus on SH 5, Ngatira at 11:19 am. ...

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SERIOUS BUS CRASH SH 5, NGATIRA - UPDATE

NGAIRE JONES |

St John was notified of a serious crash involving a bus on SH 5, Ngatira at 11:19 am. Five helicopters, five road ambulances and a manager were dispatched to the scene....

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