Latest News 24 September 2020 | Rerehua is a baby turtle. He has several sea-dwelling friends, including Mango the shark and Tohoraa the whale. Rerehua is a happy turtle but he has a health problem and needs to wear a special mask to help him breathe overnight.
Media release 29 January 2020 | Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) welcomes the Government’s announcement today of an estimated $5 million investment for a neonatal refurbishment at Kidz First.
Latest News Wednesday 15 January 2020|The family of a three-year-old Manurewa toddler with a rare chromosome condition say they would be lost without the support of the Kidz First children’s hospital at Middlemore, which has been a second home to their family in recent years.
Latest News 5 August 2019 | For 23-year-old Otara local Fonoifafo (Fono) McFarland-Seumanu, juggling multiple responsibilities is nothing new.
Latest news 1 April 2019 | Counties Manukau Health has been recognised for its efforts towards encouraging breastfeeding. Middlemore Hospital has recently celebrated recertification as a Baby Friendly Hospital, while CM Health’s three primary birthing units celebrate their recertification today (April 1).
Media release 12 March 2019 | Within the playroom on Level One at Kidz First is a green “dinosaur mountain”.
Latest News, 22 January 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is trialling a new comforter for premature babies. Crochet ‘octopals’ are made using 100 per cent cotton and to a very specific size for safety reasons.