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Meet George - here to highlight some typical health costs

Meet George - who you could describe as 'New Zealand's unluckiest patient'. You name it, George's had it operated on. From cataracts to colonoscopies - George has endured it all.

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Unpacking your self-care toolbox

We all know that our self-care can always do with a little extra helping hand. So here is a guide to a few of the 'must-have' items that can be packed into your self-care toolbox.

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Pre-existing conditions: what are they?

Understanding what pre-existing conditions really means before taking out a health insurance policy will help to avoid headaches at claim time.

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Making time for family time

Between work and life responsibilities, the days pass in the blink of an eye. As a result, many of us have a degree of concern about the amount of time we have to spend with our kids. We've put together some suggestions for making most of the time with them during our increasingly busy schedules.

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How to hide winter veggies (even from yourself)

Giving the family their 5+ A Day® is going to be easy peasy pumpkin squeezy when you have these veggie-hiding tips up your winter woollen sleeves.

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What's the deal with waiting periods?

Once you get health insurance for everyday policies like dental and GP, you can't make a claim right away - you must wait for a certain amount of time first. So why are waiting periods in place, and what do they mean for you?

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7 tips for getting healthy on a budget

On a budget? Getting healthy doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's 7 easy tips towards a healthier you.

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Get your cold weather game on

The outdoors can be a lot of fun at this time of the year. Whatever your choice of activity this month, here are six things to ensure you enjoy your day to the fullest.

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