Third World NZ – 2,500 School Children Exposed to Hepatitis Risk at Dental Clinic. Delay in Notification Because it was not “Deemed Urgent”

New Zealand’s status as a developing country was confirmed today with the news that 2,500 school children were exposed to cross contamination risks at the Pukekohe Intermediate School dental clinic in South Auckland: Incredibly, an equipment malfunction had gone un-noticed for over four months, according to a report on NewsHub.co.nz: Children exposed to unsterilised water…

Migrant Tales – Amir’s Story – Updated

Continuing in our very popular Migrant Tales series- first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. Amir fled Iran as a child with his family in the 1980s, his parents were offered a choice between Australia and New Zealand. This is his story… There are many words to explain NZ, its identity and…