News and events

Check out the latest news and upcoming events in the stroke community. Media contact: Media and Communications Advisor, 04 815 8124 or

Social media star Johnny Tuivasa-Scheck made a hilarious awesome video about FAST, which he has kindly let us use for free. Thanks Johnny, we love this video and really appreciate your support and generosity!

On Breakfast to launch our Big Blood Pressure Van (credit and grateful thanks to TVNZ)


FAST campaign for 2018 begins with an excellent story on Newshub (credit and grateful thanks to Newshub)


Jack gets his blood pressure checked and the Breakfast team help promote the Big Blood Pressure Check (credit and grateful thanks to TVNZ)


Very good 7 Sharp report shows how the FAST campaign saves lives (credit and grateful thanks to TVNZ)


Black Fern Shannon Willoughby opens up to Newshub about her stroke (credit and grateful thanks to Newshub)


Our Big NZ Blood Pressure Check features on TVNZ's Te Karere programme (credit and grateful thanks to TVNZ)


Learn the main signs of stroke and to act FAST by calling 111 if you suspect a stroke.

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