Tag: Blair Vining

Encouraging Response to Southland Charity Hospital – Melissa Vining
Community, News
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Community, News
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Encouraging Response to Southland Charity Hospital – Melissa Vining

News Desk - Sep 14, 2019

The wife of a terminally ill Southland man says she is confident a regional charity hospital will be set up. Melissa Vining and her husband Blair have…

Charity Hospital Floated For Southland
Community, News
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Community, News
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Charity Hospital Floated For Southland

News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

A plan to develop a charity hospital in Southland is being launched tonight. The plan was first floated by Southland farmer Blair Vining, and his wife Melissa.…

Government To Establish a Cancer Control Agency, Gives Pharmac an Extra $60m
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Government To Establish a Cancer Control Agency, Gives Pharmac an Extra $60m

News Desk - Sep 02, 2019

The government announced today it will establish a national Cancer Control Agency by December this year. It will also give the drug-buyer Pharmac an extra $20 million…

Cancer Reform Petition Presented To Parliament
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Cancer Reform Petition Presented To Parliament

News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

The petition of a terminally ill Southland father calling for cancer care reform has been presented to Parliament today. Blair Vining started the petition after he was…

Blair Vining Meets With Health Minister David Clark
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Blair Vining Meets With Health Minister David Clark

News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Blair Vining, a 38-year-old father of two, met with Health Minister David Clark in Dunedin on Monday. Mr Vining was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer late last…

Blair Vinings Pre-Funeral Party: ‘It Was A Really Beautiful Night’
Community, News
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Community, News
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Blair Vinings Pre-Funeral Party: ‘It Was A Really Beautiful Night’

News Desk - Jul 01, 2019

Blair Vining, 38, has bowel cancer and was given just weeks to live following his diagnosis in October last year. He has been ticked items off his…

Blair Vining Seeks To Trigger Referendum To Reform Cancer Care
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Blair Vining Seeks To Trigger Referendum To Reform Cancer Care

News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

A Southland father with terminal bowel cancer hopes to trigger a citizens-initiated referendum to reform cancer care in New Zealand. Blair Vining was diagnosed with stage four…

Blair Vining Invitational XV vs NZ Parliamentary Rugby Team (Photos/Results)
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Community, News
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Blair Vining Invitational XV vs NZ Parliamentary Rugby Team (Photos/Results)

Sports Hub - Apr 07, 2019

The game was a joint fundraiser for Garston School (Funds to fit seatbelts in their school bus) and also to the Blair Vining Foundation. The game was…

Parliamentary Rugby Team to Battle Blair Vining Invitational Team in Queenstown
News, Queenstown
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News, Queenstown
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Parliamentary Rugby Team to Battle Blair Vining Invitational Team in Queenstown

Sports Hub - Mar 06, 2019

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker is gearing up for one of the biggest head to head battles on the rugby field of his life. On Saturday, April 6,…