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ST JOHN VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE MINISTER OF HEALTH NATIONAL VOLUNTEER AWARDS 2022

Amy Milne |

St John is proud to announce the amazing volunteers who won awards at this year’s Minister of Health Volunteer Awards, held at Parliament’s Grand Hall this week...

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SHARE THE ST JOHN AROHA THIS TE WIKI TUAO A MOTU

Amy Milne |

National Volunteer Week celebrations run from Sunday 19 June to Saturday 25 June with St John acknowledging the work of nearly 8000 volunteers, who contribute more than three million hours annually across our operational and community programmes. ...

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AMBULANCE DEMAND SURGE COMES EARLY

Amy Milne |

St John Ambulance is experiencing extremely high demand for ambulance services across the country, with incident numbers now exceeding those seen during the Omicron surge. ...

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AMBULANCE REPORT SHOWS CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL RATES DOWN

Amy Milne |

The latest Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) reports from New Zealand’s ambulance services show that cardiac arrest survival rates are down for the second consecutive year since the COVID-19 pandemic began. ...

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ST JOHN HUMBLED BY MOST TRUSTED CHARITY VOTE THREE YEARS IN A ROW

Sally Webster |

The results for the 2022 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands survey reveal another resounding endorsement for St John. This year marks the third in a row that the organisation has been voted New Zealand’s most trusted charity. ...

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ST JOHN APPEALS TO NEW ZEALANDERS’ HEARTS OF GOLD THIS MONTH

Sally Webster |

As emergency ambulance staff continue to face unprecedented demand, St John is asking New Zealanders to have a “heart of gold” and support its annual appeal this April. ...

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EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICES FACE HIGHEST 111 CALL VOLUMES

BEVERLEY TSE |

Emergency ambulance services across New Zealand have recorded the highest ever call volumes to the 111 ambulance communications centres over the weekend....

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ST JOHN RELEASES AMBULANCE DATA FOR 2021

AMY MILNE |

St John Ambulance has continued to be there for New Zealanders throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, responding to more than half a million emergencies across the year....

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St John Ambulance prepares for what could be its busiest New Year's Eve

AMY MILNE |

As the country prepares to celebrate – or perhaps commiserate – the year that was 2021, St John is reminding the public to look after each other on the busiest night for the emergency ambulance service....

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ST JOHN LAUNCHES NEW 0800 MEDIA LINE

BEVERLEY TSE |

St John has launched a new St John media line, 0800 756 334 and email address, media@stjohn.org.nz which will be monitored throughout the Christmas and New Year period and beyond....

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