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Auckland Major Incident

ELLIOT STEEL |

St John confirms that it has responded to a major incident resulting from unknown substance exposure at Augusta House on Victoria Street West in the Auckland CBD this morning....

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THE EMERGENCY APP THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

Elliot Steel |

The GoodSAM (Good Smartphone Activated Medics) smartphone app saving lives in the UK has now landed in New Zealand, fully embedded into the St John and Wellington Free Ambulance emergency ambulance dispatch systems....

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ST JOHN YOUTH DESCEND ON NELSON FOR NATIONAL COMPETITION

Gerard Campbell |

Over 180 young people and their supporters from around New Zealand are heading to Nelson later this week for the St John National Youth Festival and Competitions (20-23 April)....

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Kiwis become Saints in St John Annual Appeal 2018

Elliot Steel |

St John is hoping to raise eyebrows as well as money this year, introducing a fun, new online fundraising campaign asking Kiwis to Be a Saint and donate to its annual appeal....

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111 Clinical Hub now reducing hospital presentations New Zealand wide

Elliot Steel |

Improvements to the St John 111 ambulance call system are now fully embedded throughout New Zealand, having been rolled out in the remaining South Island DHB areas at the end of last year....

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‘ASB St John in Schools’ children’s song catapults to iTunes #1 spot

Elliot Steel |

A song teaching children how to phone 111 in an emergency situation has reached number one on iTunes following a flurry of downloads....

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Stolen Dunedin Ambulance

Victoria Hawkins |

A St John ambulance was stolen from a residential address in South Dunedin while ambulance officers were attending to a patient....

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Pride in Rainbow Tick

Cat Valentine |

Many St John staff will literally show their pride in the organisation’s recently acquired Rainbow Tick through their participation in the upcoming Pride Parade along Auckland’s Ponsonby Rd on February 17....

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ST JOHN INCIDENT INQUIRIES OVER THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Victoria Hawkins |

During the summer holiday shut down period, between 8am Saturday 23 December and 8am Monday 8 January, St John will remain contactable for incident information....

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St John encourages safe celebrations this summer

Jess Miller |

The festive season is well and truly underway and as many Kiwis are heading into their summer break, St John is reminding everyone to stay safe over the Christmas and New Year period....

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