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News alert

Health system review released, see here


Kidneys and health in the news

13 October 2020

GM MIchael Campbell talking to Marcus Lush, listen here


26 August 2020

Kidney Transplant Activity New Zealand 2019 Calendar Year, see here

Ministry of Health

24 August 2020

New data on South Auckland diabetes "shocks" meeting, see here

24 June 2020

Opinion: Healthcare overhaul unaffordable without tax changes, see here

Thomas Coughlan, The Press

22 June 2020

Calls to review Pharmac model after more drug shortages, see here

Andre Chumko, The Press

16 June 2020

New Zealand Health and Disability System Review, see here

New Zealand Ministry of Health

13 June 2020

Use of BMI to detect heart risk in Māori, Pasifika misleading - doctor, see here and here

Meriana Johnsen, RNZ

Dr Sean Coffey, Otago University 

28 May 2020

Kāpiti woman part of pandemic response team while receiving dialysis, see here

Rosalie Willis, Kapiti News

20 May 2020

Max and Keira's Law: Transplant stories as law changes, see here

BBC News

12 May 2020

DHBs get $3.9 billion in extra funding from Budget 2020 see here

Collette Devlin Thomas Coughlan

9 March 2020

Ministry of Health advice regaring Coronavirus, updated regualrly, see here

11 March 2020

Speaker Trevor Mallard among those to receive free kidney health check, see here


 9 March 2020

Kidney donation benefits ‘priceless’, see here

Luisa Girao, Otago Daily Times

24 January 2020

Hawke's Bay DHB scrambling to check up on 300 patients caught in data blunder, see here

Sean Hogan, TVOne News

22 January 2020

Fund which helps Northland home dialysis patients 'rapidly diminishing', see here

The Northern Advocate

14 January 2020

Call for independent hauora authority to embed Māori-led solutions, see here

Māni Dunlop, Māori News Director

14 January 2020

Wife of kidney transplant recipient shares heartfelt letter to donor's family, see here

Emma Russell, NZHerald

30 November 2020

Advice regarding measles outbreak here

11 November 2019

Appointment of new National Education Manager for Kidney Health New Zealand, see here

Michael Campbell, KHNZ

10 November 2019

Researching these stories has changed my afterlife: So take everything, even the eyes, see here

Joel Maxwell, Fairfax Media

10 November 2019

The challenges Māori face getting a life-saving kidney transplant, see here

Ruwani Perera, Newshub

2 November, 2019

Fat chance of health help: Middlemore Hospital patients too obese for MRI machines, needles, see here

By: Nicholas Jones, NZHerald

16 October, 2019

Child obesity: NZ second worst in OECD, 39 per cent of kids overweight or obese, see here

By: Brittany Keogh, Reporter, Fairfax Media

15 October, 2019 

Hui aims to raise rate of Māori organ transplants, see here

Anusha Bradley, Hawke's Bay Reporter, RNZ

9 October, 2019 

Exclusive: Crackdown on junk food, drink to 'turn tide' on diabetes: Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare, see here

Nicholas Jones, NZ Herald

15 July, 2019

Appointment of new General Manager for KHNZ, see here 

KHNZ Board

3 May, 2019

Young mum's organs donated after she dies in car crash near Paeroa

By: Vaimoana Tapaleao, Reporter, NZ Herald

19 March, 2019

Jenna Crockett shares her story‘priceless