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Prostate Cancer and Bladder Leakage: What You Need to Know

Men - Blue September is a great time to think about your bladder health, especially if you are battling with or recovering from prostate cancer. With this in mind, TENA, a proud sponsor of both the Prostate Foundation of New Zealand and Continence NZ, has created a helpful brochure full of facts,... more>>

Dr Anna Lawrence on The Checkup

Continence NZ President Dr Anna Lawrence appeared on an episode of TVNZ's The Checkup, giving host Dr Shawn Gielen-Relph a demonstration of how the bladder works. She discusses why some people feel the need to go to the toilet more often than others and offers some tips to help your bladder... more>>

Continence NZ urges Kiwis to have a wee chat

Incontinence isn’t the usual topic of conversation, but this week Continence NZ is encouraging Kiwis to get together and have a ‘wee chat’. Read the Sun Live article here... more>>

Our Continence Educator hits the airwaves

Our wonderful Continence Educator Janet Thackray talks all things continence on Radio 531pi's Pacific Breakfast with Brian Sagala. Have a listen here - and pick up some helpful tips!... more>>

Make some continence resolutions in the New Year

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions! While holidays, a new job or spending more time with your family may be at the top of your list for 2018, why not set some continence goals too? As a nation we don’t talk about it enough, but bladder and/or bowel control problems affect more... more>>

Wearable bladder sensor an award winner

Wearable bladder sensor an award winner A spinal injury has inspired an enterprising Kiwi to create a wearable bladder sensor for people who have difficulties telling if they need to go to the bathroom. Five years ago Mike Brown broke his back, leaving him with severe spinal injuries and bladder... more>>

Do you want to be rewarded to share your story?

Do you want to be rewarded to share your story? We are looking for someone who feels comfortable to discuss their continence issues with the media. We are offering a $500 koha to say thank-you. If you are interested please email jacqui@continence.org.nz... more>>

Report on Good Practice of Continence Services in New Zealand

Continence NZ contracted Sapere Research Group (Sapere) to undertake an independent analysis of the current state of continence services in District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand. The purpose is to profile what is currently happening for service delivery against known good practice and then... more>>