5 February 2021
Dunedin City Council and Public Health South are advising residents in Waikouaiti and Karitane not to use tap water for drinking, cooking or preparing food until further notice....
10 December 2020
Whare Kahikā is Aotearoa's very first child home safety app.
6 November 2020
High Alert have issued a notification to advise that the toxic chemical methylenedianiline is being sold as MDMA in Auckland.
2 September 2020 -
Mothball products containing naphthalene, camphor, and dichlorobenzene were banned in New Zealand in June 2014, because of the risk of children being poisoned by eating them.
14 August 2020 -
The Team at High Alert have issued an alert regarding an increase in the availability of counterfeit ‘Xanax bar’ tablets across New Zealand.
12 August 2020 -
Raw apricot kernels sold by a Christchurch food business are being recalled because of the potential risk of poisoning.
6 July 2020 -
In 2018, the NZ National Poisons Centre (NZNPC) provided assessment and/or advice in 64,358 enquiries, comprising 25,330 direct contacts and 39,028 indirect contacts.
1 July 2020 -
highalert. org. nz is the home of Drug Information and Alert Aotearoa New Zealand (DIANZ), an early warning system for dangerous drugs.
23 June 2020 -
We all like to think ‘it’ won’t happen – but it does.
28 January 2019 -
Children are at increasing risk of poisoning from unregulated e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine, according to new research from Queensland experts.