Journeys

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Sunny

Heart attack

Before his heart attack, Sunny had never set foot in a gym or pulled on a pair of running shoes. ...

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Pete

Aortic aneurysm, Aortic dissection, High blood pressure

Pete had emergency surgery for an aortic dissection in 2015, and two years later bypass surgery to ...

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John

Aortic dissection

Following his aortic dissection, John faced both physical and emotional challenges on the road to ...

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Mofini

Angina

Mofini’s story of heart bypass surgery is available in Tongan and English. Taking six months off ...

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Kerri

Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Kerri thought her breathlessness was asthma, so to be told she had heart failure and needed valve ...

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Pita

Atrial fibrillation, Heart attack, Heart failure

Pita says the atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart attack he suffered in 2015 were a ‘fax sent from ...

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Charlie

Angina

When he failed his bi-annual physical competence test, Rotorua policeman Charlie wanted some ...

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Bruce

Atrial fibrillation

In the midst of a marriage break-up and financial worries, Bruce discovered he had atrial ...

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Bryan

Heart attack

A severe heart attack 13 years ago left Bryan, a former NZ skating representative, with no quality ...

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Sela

Atrial fibrillation, Congenital heart disease

While still in his thirties, dad-of-three Sela was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. This ...

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Jenny

Heart attack

Dame Jenny Shipley was living a life of public service when she experienced her heart attack, which ...

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Chess

Heart attack

When first diagnosed with heart disease, Chess struggled with denial. She has been through stages of...

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