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Hikuroawhanau hires
Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

NEWS: 17 Dec 2020, ACP information for consumers

Two months ago, Tahu Hikuroa died of an aggressive brain tumour leaving behind wife Jo and two young sons. As they navigated their way through numerous treatments, they found that doing an advance care plan helped them face tough decisions.

Covid-19 and care homes: the myths and realities

NEWS: 19 May 2020, Aged Residential Care

New Zealanders need to remove the stigma from aged care homes and fund them properly, write University of Auckland experts Michal Boyd, Merryn Gott, Jackie Robinson and Aileen Collier.

Clive Aspin's story

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2019, ACP information for consumers

Videos and posters of Clive Aspin, who has shared his personal story for the advance care planning campaign Kia kōrero | Let's talk.

Pusi Urale's story

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2019, ACP information for consumers

Videos and posters of Pusi Urale, who has shared her personal story for the advance care planning campaign Kia kōrero | Let's talk.

Arthur Te Anini's story

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2019, ACP information for consumers

Videos and posters of Arthur Te Anini, who has shared his personal story for the advance care planning campaign Kia kōrero | Let's talk.

Think twice about that medical test or treatment this summer

NEWS: 16 Jan 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Summer in New Zealand is about days at the beach, the sound of cicadas and the smell of melting tar. But for some people it can also be synonymous with having skin rashes and sore knees and backs from gardening or backyard cricket; not to mention tennis..

Have you done an advance care plan?

NEWS: 1 Oct 2018, ACP information for consumers

Planning for her future care was the last thing on Wendy Betteridge’s mind, until a cardiac arrest 18 months ago forced her to change her thinking.

Patient story: Mum was a glowing light

NEWS: 14 Aug 2018, ACP information for consumers

Sue Limmer experienced mental illness for more than 10 years. In this video her daughter, Annalee, talks her mum's advance care plan and how helpful it was for her family in Sue's final days and weeks.

Coming soon…South Island-wide electronic ACP

NEWS: 5 Dec 2016, ACP information for consumers

The five South Island DHBs have agreed to develop a single South Island-wide electronic advance care plan, meaning there will be one format for all ACPs available electronically anywhere in the South Island – one person, one plan, across five DHBs.

Campaign urges end of life planning

NEWS: 16 Apr 2014, ACP information for consumers

Christchurch father Peter Dixon, 56, who has chronic renal failure, talks about the peace of mind having an advance care plan has given him.