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TSUNAMI WARNING - STATEMENT OF CLARIFICATION

VICTORIA HAWKINS |

St John has been notified of a tsunami threat following a magnitude 8.1 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near Kermadec Islands region this morning....

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St John remembers the Canterbury Earthquakes 10 years on

GERARD CAMPBELL |

On the 10th anniversary of New Zealand’s worst natural disaster, an event which will be forever etched into the minds of a generation of Christchurch people, St John Ambulance joins with New Zealanders to mark the tragedy and reflect on the catastrophic events that changed a nation....

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St John continues ambulance operations during Auckland's move to Alert Level 3

BEVERLEY TSE |

As an essential emergency service, St John is continuing to deliver its emergency ambulance operations and Patient Transfer Services in response to the move to Alert Level 3 in Auckland and Alert Level 2 for the rest of the country. ...

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RELEASE OF ST JOHN AMBULANCE DATA FOR 2020

NGAIRE JONES |

St John continues to be there for New Zealanders, and in 2020 responded to nearly half a million medical emergencies with ambulance communications centres answering nearly 97% of the more than 550,000 emergency 111 calls within 15 seconds....

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ST JOHN PLANS FOR NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS

NGAIRE JONES |

As the country says goodbye to the challenging year that 2020 has been, St John is asking everyone to celebrate responsibly....

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ST JOHN REMINDS THE PUBLIC TO STAY SAFE WHILE ENJOYING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

NGAIRE JONES |

As 2020 draws to a close St John asks everyone to stay safe as they travel throughout the country, taking advantage of the freedom we are so lucky to experience in New Zealand....

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REMEMBERING WHAKAARI ONE YEAR ON

NGAIRE JONES |

As the country marks the one-year anniversary of the Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption on Wednesday 9 December, St John extends its thoughts and compassion to the patients and their families who continue to be affected by this tragic event....

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International Volunteer Day the perfect time to ensure volunteer sustainability

NGAIRE JONES |

St John has launched a revamped Volunteer Sustainability Strategy, Mahi Aroha, to coincide with International Volunteer Day this Saturday 5 December....

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PUBLIC PETITION TO FUND EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICES

Victoria Hawkins |

St John Ambulance is very appreciative of the public’s endorsement to further fund the emergency ambulance service with the delivery of a petition to Parliament today, by private citizen Pauline Latta, with over 50,000 signatures....

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AMBULANCE DAMAGED IN TE KUITI TRAFFIC INCIDENT

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John confirms that an ambulance has been damaged after being hit by another vehicle in Te Kuiti, while transporting a seriously ill patient to Waikato Hospital....

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