Fire safety checklistTo be really sure you can sleep easy, do a fire check every night:
are all kitchen appliances turned off?
are all heaters turned off and one metre away from anything that could burn?
are there any stray cigarette butts and have ashtrays been emptied into a metal bin outside?
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A food allergy is when the body's immune system reacts to a harmless food as if it were toxic. In most cases, the allergic reaction may cause mild to moderate symptoms such as a rash or an upset tummy. More information
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New Zealand children are entitled to free basic oral health services from birth until their 18th birthday. It’s important to enrol your child as early as possible with the service so you can arrange the first check-up. More information
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