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UNPRECEDENTED DEMAND ON AMBULANCE SERVICES THIS WINTER

Gerard Campbell |

St John Ambulance is experiencing extremely high demand for ambulance services across the country with workload over the last week being the highest St John has ever seen....

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ST JOHN NZ COMES TO THE AID OF ITS FIJIAN NEIGHBOURS

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is sending emergency vehicles and lifesaving clinical equipment to help the people of Fiji as the country grapples with the growing number of COVID-19 cases....

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ARROWTOWN HOT AIR BALLOON INCIDENT

Gerard Campbell |

St John can confirm it is responding to an incident on Morven Ferry Road, Arrowtown involving a hot air balloon after receiving a 111 call from a member of the public at 9.54am....

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OVER TEN THOUSAND KIWI KIDS LEARN TO PREVENT INJURIES

BEVERLEY TSE |

Throughout May, 10,271 students across New Zealand learnt how to prevent injuries through the ASB St John in Schools programme. ...

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JOIN ST JOHN IN CELEBRATING OUR VOLUNTEERS

Gerard Campbell |

As National Volunteer Week gets underway, St John is asking New Zealand to recognise and thank the country’s volunteers for their dedication to helping their community....

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NEW RURAL SUPPORT OFFICER FOR MURCHISON

Gerard Campbell |

Former St John Picton station manager and paramedic Tony Cronin has started a new chapter in his St John journey this month as the new Rural Support Officer in Murchison....

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ROYAL HONOURS FOR ST JOHN STAFF & VOLUNTEERS

Gerard Campbell |

An investiture ceremony recognising the contribution of St John staff and volunteers was held in Christchurch over the weekend at the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral....

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ST JOHN THANKS NEW ZEALANDERS FOR VOTING IT MOST TRUSTED CHARITY

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is grateful for Kiwis who have voted it Aotearoa’s Most Trusted Charity in the 2021 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey....

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ST JOHN ASKS NEW ZEALANDERS TO SHOW THEIR HEARTS OF GOLD

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John is calling on the New Zealand public to show their “hearts of gold” by supporting its annual appeal which runs from 5 – 11 April 2021....

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PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS LEARN TO DETECT AND RESPOND TO STROKES

BEVERLEY TSE |

Tens of thousands of primary school students in Aotearoa will soon learn how to recognise the signs of a stroke and act quickly through the ASB St John in Schools programme....

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