Teenaa koutou katoa and welcome to 2023 The start of the year has been especially demanding for several of our divisions with a noticeable increase in burns and broken bones – especially among our tamariki.
Congratulations to Evvie and Chris Lowe, new parents to their baby boy Percy, who was the first baby born In New Zealand on New Year's Day 2023. Percy was born at Pukekohe Birthing Unit at midnight weighing 4095g.
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Congratulations to the family of the first baby to be born at Middlemore Hospital on New Year’s Day 2023, a baby boy, born at 0026hrs weighing 4545g. The team at Birthing and Assessment wish this family great health and happiness in their future years together.