Nelson Marlborough Public Health

Tobacco sold to under-aged customers in the Tasman and Marlborough regions

Two tobacco retailers were caught selling cigarettes to an underage customer during an operation by the Nelson Marlborough Health Public Health Service last week.


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HPV vaccination programme effective

“In New Zealand, approximately 50 women die each year from cervical cancer. The HPV immunisation programme was introduced to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer and other diseases caused by HPV.

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Planting your winter greens?

Nelson Marlborough Health Protection Officers are advising people to take five simple steps when handling potting mix and compost, to avoid contracting potentially-fatal Legionnaires' disease.

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