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Urgent need to tackle smoking rates in Pacific adults and youth

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Thursday 30 September 2021

New Zealand needs to take urgent action to reduce smoking in Pacific adults and youth if the country is to achieve its goal of reducing the number of smokers to less than five per cent of the population by 2025 according to a new report.

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Q and A: Olympic sailor Eroni Leilua

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Thursday 23 September 2021

Otago alumnus Eroni Leilua has recently returned from the Olympic Games where he became the first Samoan to represent his country at Olympic level in the Laser sailing event.

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Study examines financial vulnerability of older New Zealanders

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Tuesday 29 June 2021

A new study out of the University of Otago has examined the financial vulnerability of older New Zealanders, with results showing Māori, Pacific Islanders, and women have lower levels of financial literacy, resulting in them being financially underprepared for their senior years.

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