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  • Heart Foundation volunteer retires from 21 years of service
  • Study to review treadmill testing at Christchurch Hospital
  • New registry to improve Māori and Pacific healthcare
  • Heart Foundation teams up with St John for Restart A Heart Day
  • Heart Foundation celebrates $60 million research milestone on World Heart Day
  • Heart Foundation warns 20,000 Kiwis may be unaware they have atrial fibrillation
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  • Heart Foundation says drinks' industry obesity pledge not strong enough
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  • New research shows many Kiwi kids are not taught how to cook a meal
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  • World Salt Awareness Week 2017
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  • Women less likely to be diagnosed with heart attacks than men
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  • Heart Foundation research grants top $78 million on World Heart Day
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  • Covid-19 - Heart Foundation cancels Big Heart Appeal Street Collection
  • New eLearning programme for primary care nurses launched
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  • Transformational heart research gets funding - 2021 research grants announced
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  • Show your big heart - volunteer for the Big Heart Appeal street collection 2022
  • Heart Foundation Big Heart Appeal will go virtual as New Zealand is at ‘Red’
  • Know your pulse campaign launches to save lives
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  • Weighing up portion sizes
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  • Kiwibank going cheque-free
  • World first study to improve atrial fibrillation treatment
  • Heart Foundation TV ad is a life saver
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  • Uncle’s death inspires charity work
  • New secondary prevention treatment trial underway
  • Routine appointment ends in open heart surgery
  • Weekend back pain turns life-threatening
  • Top European award for Heart Foundation researcher
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  • Half-marathon hero for baby Cody
  • Heart Foundation funding leads to researchers' US$ 3 million grant
  • Heart Foundation researcher wins international award
  • Marathon effort in memory of Kiwi mountain biker
  • Can 'junk' DNA help diagnose heart disease?
  • Tight throat and breathlessness signal heart trouble
  • Gymnast and CrossFit competitor shocked by life-changing diagnosis
  • Long-time supporter wins 50th Jennian Heart Foundation Lottery
  • Open heart surgery prompts support
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  • Duo running for Heart Foundation in memory of teenage footballer
  • We remember the people behind the statistics this World Heart Day
  • Heart Racer runs her heart out in husband’s memory
  • Bevan tackles Hillary Trail four months after open-heart surgery
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  • Celeste is on a heart disease roller-coaster
  • The long road from a broken heart
  • Balclutha cyclist’s courage overrides heart condition
  • Eating for a healthy heart top priority
  • Heart attack inspires marathon effort
  • Kiwi gains world-class skills in France
  • Heart attack interrupts morning cuppa
  • Kerry walks to fix broken hearts
  • Texting to help manage heart disease
  • Megan's half marathon for life
  • Shifting focus to Christchurch Pasifika
  • Examining the ‘little brains’ of our heart
  • How early can we predict heart disease?
  • Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae's Heart Story
  • Second chance inspires action
  • Fast food too convenient to schools
  • Research aims for faster heart attack diagnosis
  • Trial of assessing chest pain underway in rural Waikato
  • Heart attack: 'It felt like heartburn'
  • One week, two heart attacks
  • Cardiologist survives heart attack
  • Husband’s heart attack prompts 7-hour swim
  • I was only 34
  • Ways to celebrate Matariki with your family
  • Youth taking up the challenge
  • Woman turns tragedy into life-saving legacy
  • Wahine with attitude
  • Transforming young hearts and minds
  • The thrill of the race
  • Threat of heart disease “no longer a concern”
  • You'd never guess that I'd had a heart attack
  • Leanne's story
  • Star Wars sisters run in memory of dad
  • Second chance for half-marathon runner
  • Scary but definitely worth it
  • Runner prepares for perilous winter race
  • Riverton students show plenty of heart
  • Rare book fetches high price for Heart Foundation
  • Putting the fun back in fitness
  • Life can go on after a heart attack
  • Personal trainer suffers heart attack
  • Personal touch adds value to Pacific heart rehabilitation
  • Pacific health worker on a nutrition mission
  • Nutritionist in training
  • Nutrition course a success for Pacific Mental Health Service
  • Nappy auction helps Heart Foundation
  • My Journey
  • Mother’s heart attack inspires daughter to run
  • Mike Pero – Good for another 50 years
  • Martial arts helps heart attack recovery
  • Man rises up against the ‘family curse’
  • Make a stand against Fast Food places
  • Lotu Moui Fairies
  • Lottery win helps parents in time of pain
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  • Living a Life without Fear
  • Lady Luck smiles on Blenheim couple
  • Kick-start life-changing habits
  • Just another case of heart burn?
  • John Mann - inspiring others to get “Fit4Life”
  • I don’t need breakfast – just a coffee!
  • I need to make some changes
  • Husband struck down by heart failure
  • Hundreds benefit from volunteer's kindness
  • Helen Thompson-Carter - 'I'm one of the lucky ones'
  • Heart holds up strong on epic walk
  • Healthy message not just for the kids
  • Hard work paying off for Heart Racer
  • Hamilton couple’s $10,000 windfall
  • Growing healthy young hearts
  • Fundraiser close to hot rodder’s heart
  • Family runs in memory of teenage son
  • Family history sparks team fundraising effort
  • Elinor’s wish for future generations
  • Earlybird catches $10,000
  • Deb Leslie - ‘Heart disease sucks’
  • Couple win Lottery prize on golden anniversary
  • Childhood illness rears its ugly head
  • Cardiac nurse inspired to run for charity
  • Businesswoman takes a stand against heart disease
  • Brother’s loss inspires cross-country run
  • Breaking the good news
  • Believing in myself
  • Anything is possible – even with heart disease
  • Angina symptoms take a serious turn
  • A Palagi perspective
  • A life of courage and adventure
  • A life-changing phone call
  • A Fight for Life
  • A family of chain breakers
  • 60-year-old walks NZ to fundraise for heart disease
  • Fun-run organiser's inspiring recovery
  • Not the usual symptoms
  • Lottery win for long-time donor
  • I thought I was bullet-proof
  • Family history cannot be ignored
  • Heart failure led me close to death's door
  • Listen to your body
  • Heart surgery gives new lease on life
  • Young ex-rugby player stunned by heart attack
  • Firefighter left fighting for his life
  • Marathon runner's unexpected challenge
  • People don't believe I had a heart attack
  • Luke Cairns - Surviving the widow-maker
  • Don't mess with the Sapasui (Chop Suey)!
  • Heart attack message comes just in time
  • A mother's heartache
  • Too young for a heart attack?
  • If I'd known to get my heart checked back then, things would've certainly been different.
  • Wellington woman's post-wedding shock
  • But I’m only 36! ­– a young woman's heart attack
  • The pressure on my chest was horrendous
  • Heart attack risk cut by small changes
  • Spotlight on women's heart health
  • Gaining vital work skills through volunteering
  • Volunteering and community connection in the Covid-19 era
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  • Heart Foundation’s Life-Saving gift for Maketu
  • Roni Lolesi - Man on a mission
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  • Car accident exposes serious heart condition
  • I should have gone to the hospital, but I waited…
  • We need to take care of ourselves too
  • Heart failure at 20 years old
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  • If in doubt, check it out
  • Encouraging others to look after their heart health
  • A second chance at life
  • Sweet tooth and male ego hinder heart health
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  • Setting a heart-healthy example
  • Heart Foundation supports Pulse Netball team in Wellington
  • Inaugural Foundation100 Fellowship
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  • Round the Bays charity partnership announced
  • Heart Foundation Fellow aims to bring specialist skills to provincial New Zealand
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  • New Zealand doctor granted fellowship at leading heart hospital
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