Cornwallis - Huia - Parau, Auckland

21 days ago

Unfunded cancer treatment needed 26-year-old's survival

Caroline Williams Reporter from Western Leader

Massey resident Tegan Hollier, 26, received a shock diagnosis of stage four bowel cancer, "teetering on curable", on January 15, despite having almost no symptoms. However, she has since been told her only chance at survival is Keytruda, an unfunded immunotherapy drug with a $112,000 … View moreMassey resident Tegan Hollier, 26, received a shock diagnosis of stage four bowel cancer, "teetering on curable", on January 15, despite having almost no symptoms. However, she has since been told her only chance at survival is Keytruda, an unfunded immunotherapy drug with a $112,000 price tag, due to also being diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome, which doesn't respond well to chemotherapy.
"I'm just really angry, because literally my life is in my own hands and now it depends if I can get enough money. It's pretty heartbreaking really," said Hollier, who returned to work less than a month after having major surgery.
The drug Hollier needs is only funded for advanced melanoma, despite having dramatic results for Lynch Syndrome patients worldwide.
Should Keytruda be funded in NZ?

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22 days ago

Indoor Sports - The Place To Play!

Action Waitakere

Action Waitakere is located at 133 Central Park Drive, Henderson. We specialise in providing social & competitive indoor netball leagues almost every night of the week as well as offering indoor soccer and indoor cricket leagues on various nights too.

Our Autumn League begins on Monday 23rd … View more
Action Waitakere is located at 133 Central Park Drive, Henderson. We specialise in providing social & competitive indoor netball leagues almost every night of the week as well as offering indoor soccer and indoor cricket leagues on various nights too.

Our Autumn League begins on Monday 23rd March so don’t delay – register your teams now!

Our arena has excellent facilities, with all equipment supplied and a fully licensed bar that is available for your after-match entertainment.

Whether you are a serious high-grade player or a complete couch potato, we have graded competitions to suit all levels and ages (12 years & up).

We also provide causal court hire for those wet winter days when training is just not practical outdoors.

Call us now for more information on any of the above. Phone 835 2242 anytime.
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22 days ago

Brass Crox Nut 15mm

Alex Neighbourly Lead from Henderson

Brass crox nut 15mm

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23 days ago

Transform your smile for only $69!

Lumino Dentist

Take the first step to a new you with our $69 Exam & X-Rays Check-Up Offer for new patients. For only $69*, you get a full dental examination, standard x-rays and peace-of-mind knowing that you’re looking after your oral health! It’s never too late to get start your journey to a better … View moreTake the first step to a new you with our $69 Exam & X-Rays Check-Up Offer for new patients. For only $69*, you get a full dental examination, standard x-rays and peace-of-mind knowing that you’re looking after your oral health! It’s never too late to get start your journey to a better smile, so book an appointment with your nearest practice today.

T’s & C’s apply. Available at participating practices only.
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23 days ago

Ryman pioneers a new way of living

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Offering a peek behind the curtain, Ryman have released behind the scenes footage from their recent film. Showcasing their passion for life, Ryman residents from New Zealand and Australia feature in the film. Let’s meet the stars.

“If I hear music, I just want to dance – body seems to just… View more
Offering a peek behind the curtain, Ryman have released behind the scenes footage from their recent film. Showcasing their passion for life, Ryman residents from New Zealand and Australia feature in the film. Let’s meet the stars.

“If I hear music, I just want to dance – body seems to just move!” says dancer Audrey, 84. Poet Brian, 86, says “Poetry helps me to question and understand the meaning of life”, followed by a witty “– haven’t worked out what it means yet”.

As their residents blaze their own trails, Ryman matches that pioneering spirit. “Ryman villages offer living choices to suit everyone so that you can live the way you want.
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23 days ago

SPECIAL OFFER

CMDental Ltd

Beautiful Healthy Smiles @CMDental_ they come as standard at our friendly #WestAuckland Dental Clinic.
Full Examination including all small dental films at $50
If you have a scale and polish at the examination time we will provide both for $120 .www.cmdental.co.nz

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23 days ago

An outsider exhibition and band at the Pah Gallery tomorrow night, 6 pm

Anna from Titirangi

Tomorrow's opening Wednesday 11th March 6 pm at the James Wallace Pah Homestead Gallery, Hillsborough - you will find an inspiring outsider/insider exhibition of paintings by the residents of A Supported Life, and you'll get to hear their rock and roll band there too! Click on READ MORE … View moreTomorrow's opening Wednesday 11th March 6 pm at the James Wallace Pah Homestead Gallery, Hillsborough - you will find an inspiring outsider/insider exhibition of paintings by the residents of A Supported Life, and you'll get to hear their rock and roll band there too! Click on READ MORE on the attached invite to hear their story.
www.wallaceartstrust.org.nz...

Pah invite final with link.pdf Download View

23 days ago

Root Canal

The Team from Lake Panorama Dental

Lake Panorama Dental- Dr Lisa Fernandes over 22 years of experience.

Latest Dental equipment
Very high hygiene standard maintained
Top quality products used.
Great Relaxed Ambience
Free Initial Check up, consultation and quote.
15% off all Dental Treatments including X Rays until 30.6.2020
Free … View more
Lake Panorama Dental- Dr Lisa Fernandes over 22 years of experience.

Latest Dental equipment
Very high hygiene standard maintained
Top quality products used.
Great Relaxed Ambience
Free Initial Check up, consultation and quote.
15% off all Dental Treatments including X Rays until 30.6.2020
Free for Kids under 18 years. ( Under 13 may require a referral letter).
Free ACC Consultation
Free WINZ quotes
Plenty of free on street parking incl bus stop.
Open Mondays to Saturdays.
Call 09 2186000 or 0211363444

Information on Root Canal

Tooth decay is damage that occurs when germs in your mouth make acids that eat away at a tooth. It can lead to a hole in the tooth, called a cavity. If not treated, tooth decay can cause pain, infection, and tooth loss.

Bacteria and food can cause tooth decay. A clear, sticky substance called plaque is always forming on your teeth and gums. Plaque contains bacteria that feed on the sugars in the food you eat.As the bacteria feed, they make acids. The acids attack the teeth for 20 minutes or more after you eat. Over time, these acids destroy tooth enamel, causing tooth decay.

The space inside the tooth from the center, (known as the pulp chamber) that travels down the length of the root to the tip (or apex) is called a “canal,” or more specifically, a root canal.

A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form.

Common reasons for Root Canal therapy

Any trauma or infection of the nerve will result in the need for root canal therapy. Common reasons for root canal therapy include:

Bacteria from the decayed tooth invades the pulp by penetrating through the tooth.

Trauma, such as a chipped or broken tooth, occurs and results in the exposure of the nerve.

A tooth has become abscessed — also known as infected — from decay.

A tooth is slowly dying, due to aging or previous trauma that did not result in the need for treatment at the time of injury.

Advantages of root canal treatment

There are many types of advantages of using root canal treatment.

Normal chewing without pain
Control of sensation and biting in teeth
Appearance becomes normal and natural
Health of other teeth in mouth is not adversely affected

If a teeth is infected and root canal treatment is needed then it is important to take immediate steps to make sure that the infection could be eliminated on time. Delays in treatment for root canal cases could lead to spreading of infection to other teeth and the person has to suffer from a lot of pain and loss of many teeth.

Hence it is always important to see the Dentist every 6 months and as soon as you have having pain or discomfort with any of your teeth.

23 days ago

Have micro-credentials helped you get ahead?

Josephine Franks Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Gone are the days of getting one qualification out of school to see you through your working life. Now, upskilling, online courses and on-the-job training are all part of making your way up the career ladder. 

We want to talk to people who have completed micro-credentials, bitesize qualifications… View more
Gone are the days of getting one qualification out of school to see you through your working life. Now, upskilling, online courses and on-the-job training are all part of making your way up the career ladder. 

We want to talk to people who have completed micro-credentials, bitesize qualifications for specific skills. 

Perhaps you've pieced together a full qualification by doing online courses, or maybe you've taken a workshop rather than investing in a six-month course. We'd love to hear from you - email josephine.franks@stuff.co.nz

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23 days ago

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Bootcamp

Philip from Henderson

Hello friends,

I am offering a 3 weeks intensive brazillian jiu jitsu training with a Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Brown belt with 7 years of compeition experience and 1 years full time teaching experience (private one on one, small group and seminar size group)

1 hour training sessions

technique … View more
Hello friends,

I am offering a 3 weeks intensive brazillian jiu jitsu training with a Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Brown belt with 7 years of compeition experience and 1 years full time teaching experience (private one on one, small group and seminar size group)

1 hour training sessions

technique focused however the nature of the movements will results in a natural cardiovascular workout

☆ opportunities for continued learning of the martial art
☆ guided pathways into sport jiu jitsu
☆ self defense systems
☆ opportunities to be invited to a fourth training session on sunday with an advanced group of practitioners for sparring and advanced drilling.

Members will be split into two groups (Group A and Group B) preference will be given on a first in first serve basis.

Group A schedule
First session : Monday 6am - 7am
Second session : Wednesday 6am - 7am
Third session : Friday 6am - 7am

Group B schedule
First session : Tuesday 6am - 7am
Second session : Thursday 6am - 7am
Third session : Saturday 6am - 7am

Classes will be structured especially the first introductory classes to make sure you are comfortable with your training partners as you will get to know them well as the course develops

Price : $200 one off payment

Price: $200

24 days ago

Museum on the Move are visiting Pasifika Festival this year!

The Team from Auckland Museum

Bring the kids along to our interactive pop-up Museum experience at this year's Pasifika Festival.

Ata Hira: Museum on the Move is a fun and interactive family exhibition which looks at the life and perspectives of the high priest and navigator Tupaia, including life in Tahiti, on board … View more
Bring the kids along to our interactive pop-up Museum experience at this year's Pasifika Festival.

Ata Hira: Museum on the Move is a fun and interactive family exhibition which looks at the life and perspectives of the high priest and navigator Tupaia, including life in Tahiti, on board the Endeavour and his arrival to Aotearoa.

Drawn from our exhibition Voyage to Aotearoa: Tupaia and the Endeavour, it features dress ups, card games, touch screens, short films and more. We'll be at this year’s Pasifika Festival, Sat 14 – Sun 15 March, 10am to 4pm at Western Springs Park.
Hope to see you there!
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