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Check out over 90 of the latest news items on loneliness in New Zealand.

INsite Magazine

Combating loneliness in older people

Review:  Today INsite Magazine writes about measures to help combat social isolation.  The article focuses on the views and experiences of Joe Rodrigues, aged 97. 

NZ Herald

Your work, your time, your choice

Review:  Today Dani Wright writes in the NZ Herald about the benefits and pitfalls of freelancing and contracting from home.  The benefits of working for

Honourable Tracey Martin
Beehive.govt.nz

Positive Ageing Strategy document released

Review:  Today Minister for Seniors Hon. Tracey Martin announced consultation on the Positive Ageing Strategy document.  The consultation runs until the 24 August. The consultation

NZ Herald

No substitute for face time

Review:  Today Joanna Mathers writes in the NZ Herald about the importance of workers interacting face-to-face for great business outcomes. “Face-to-face human interaction, it seems,

NZ Herald

Academics doubt benefits of sexbots

Review:  Today the NZ Herald ran a syndicated article from Telegraph Group on the doubtful benefits of sexbots. The article begins: “Sex robots are unlikely

Sunday Star Times

Dr Tom: The power of talking

Review:  Today Dr Tom Mulholland wrote in the Sunday Star Times of the importance of connecting with others; which he called one of the five

TVNZ

24/7 Safe To Talk helpline launches

Review:  Today Hania Douglas of Te Karere reported on the launch of the 24/7 sexual helpline: Safe to Talk.  Registered professionals are handling the contacts

Otago Daily Times

Only the lonely

Review:  Today the Otago Daily Times published an article by Steve Braunias, who met with legendary guitar player Peter Posa at his home in Te

NZ Herald

Sprightly seniors dancing in the aisles

Review:  Today Dionne Christian of the Herald on Sunday reported on SeniorsDance, where Older Adults “learn to dance using movements designed to build balance and co-ordination,