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Local projects that have received CCS funding
include school productions, kapa haka festivals,
children’s art projects, drummer tuition for the
Te Kuiti and Districts Highland Pipe Band and
the Te Kuiti Empty Spaces project which created
large scale murals throughout the town.
“Anybody who thinks that their project would
be eligible for funding through this scheme give
us a call,” says Mrs Macdonald.
“It’s available and there to be distributed.
Applications are assessed by a committee of
seven local people – Colleen Coleman, Meryl
Lile, Rodney Bell, Mike Brown, Diana White,
Lorrene Te Kanawa and Terry Davey.
For more information, contact the Waitomo
District Council 0800 932 4357 or visit the website
$10,000 up for grabs
THE 15th new measles case has been con-
firmed in Hamilton, and North King Country
health officials are advising people who do not
have immunity to be vaccinated immediately.
A further 12 cases are being investigated and
there is concern the outbreak is spreading.
Of those infected one had attended a kapa
haka event also attended by someone in the
No cases have yet been reported by Oto Med or
Te Kuiti Medical Centre but health officials warn
anyone who has been in contact with measles
should not attend group gatherings unless their
vaccinations are up to date.
The illness normally starts with a fever, cough,
runny nose and sore eyes 10-14 days after ex-
From day three to seven blotchiness will ap-
pear, usually starting on the face before spread-
ing over the body and the rash can last for up to
Measles is easily spread by breathing, coughing
People with measles are infectious for five days
before, and five days after the rash appears, and in
10% of cases it can be life threatening.
Complications from measles include ear in-
fections and permanent hearing loss, diarrhoea,
pneumonia, seizures and swelling of the brain.
Complications are more likely in children
under five and adults over 20 years.
Measles during pregnancy increases the risk
of miscarriage, premature labour and low birth-
Oto Med practice manager Michelle McKenzie
and Te Kuiti Medical Centre practice manager
Bernie Barry-Addy say, if a person detects measles
symptoms it’s important to call before visiting the
doctor because measles is so infectious people
the Waikato area
may need to be isolated from others in the wait-
They also advise anyone who suspects they
have measles to stay away from work, school or
This also applies if you or a family member
aren’t fully immunised and may have been in
contact with someone with measles.
Check with your doctor whether you and your
family have been fully immunised against measles
– especially if you are travelling overseas or were
born after 1968.
For more information visit the website – waika-
Things you need to
know about measles
• Measles is highly contagious – and easily
• It affects both children and adults.
• Two doses of the measles vaccine (MMR)
is all that’s needed to protect yourself, your
family and your community.
• Vaccination is particularly important if
you are planning to travel overseas.
People who are regarded as not immune
to measles are those born after January1,
1969 who have not had two doses of the
measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine
or have not had a laboratory result show-
ing immunity; children over four years old
who have not received their second dose of
MMR vaccine and infants under the age of
15 months who have not received their first
routine dose of MMR vaccine.
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