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Help limit the spread of measles in Christchurch

14 Mar 2019

People who are feeling unwell or think they may have been exposed to measles are being encouraged to stay away from public pools, libraries and playgrounds.

Health authorities warn against swimming at Akaroa beach

22 Nov 2019

People are being advised not to swim or eat shellfish from Takamatua Bay or Akaroa main beach because of high levels of faecal bacteria in the water.

Beware algal blooms in Christchurch ponds and wetlands

30 Nov 2020

People and their pets are being urged to avoid stormwater ponds and wetlands in Christchurch as they could contain the potentially toxic algae, cyanobacteria.

Support for those distressed by mosque attacks sentencing

24 Aug 2020

With the sentencing for the 15 March 2019 mosque attacks beginning today, the Canterbury District Health Board is reminding people who may feel distressed that support is available for them.

Shellfish biotoxin discovery prompts health warning

5 Jun 2020

People are being warned against collecting or eating shellfish harvested between Sumner Head and East Head at Okains Bay, including Lyttelton Harbour, because they may contain a nasty toxin.

Lunch-break fun for Christchurch's city centre workers

2 Dec 2019

Workers in Christchurch’s city centre are in for some fun surprises this week.

Outdoor pools open at a single stroke

27 Oct 2020

Outdoor pools will open on Saturday, 14 November, welcoming thousands of water lovers over the summer.

Gardeners urged to 'gear up' against Legionella

24 Sep 2021

With spring in the air and people getting stuck into their gardens, Te Mana Ora – Community and Public Health is urging gardeners to ‘gear up’ to protect themselves against Legionnaires’ disease.

Stay safe in the garden this long weekend

22 Oct 2020

Health officials are urging that if your long weekend plans involve getting stuck into the garden, you should take extra care when handling potting mix and compost to avoid getting Legionnaires disease.

Lake Forsyth algal blooms prompts health warning

1 Oct 2019

People and animals are being warned to avoid Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa after the discovery of a potentially toxic blue-green algae.