Wednesday, July 6, 2022


NZ’s high melanoma death rates ‘no surprise’

NZ’s high melanoma death rates ‘no surprise’

ByGerald PiddockApr 1, 2022
If 2020 rates remain stable, the global burden from melanoma is estimated to increase to 510 000 new cases and 96 000 deaths.New research showing that New Zealand has the highest death rate of melanoma in the world is of little surprise,…

Crush protection device could save your life

ByStaff reporterMar 17, 2022
Safer Farms urge farmers to consider crush protection devices to control rollovers.The thought of phoning a worker’s family about a serious farm accident is always in the back of farmer…

Contractor safety a growing concern

ByGerald PiddockNov 19, 2021
Staff shortages among rural contractors is so dire that many in the industry fear it could result in serious accidents.Rural contractors are warning that the lack of experienced staff and…