Whoosh Newsletter

In this Issue:

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea and CPAP therapy;
  • Community Energy Action Update— Advice for Spring;
  • Breathe better September;
  • Introducing Annette,  CanBreathe’s new Receptionist/Administrator;
  • World COPD Day 2018;
  • Free breakfast Education session for Health Professionals
  • Health Professionals’ Corner — upcoming Education opportunities;
  • World Asthma Day thanks;
  • Better Breathing Coffee Group.


Attention Special Notice:  Change of CanBreathe’s Postal address.  Please note CanBreathe will no longer be using a PO Box and the postal address will now be the same as our street address— 196 Hills Road, Edgeware, Christchurch 8013. Please update your records accordingly.


Upcoming public events:

Positive Ageing Expo

When: Monday 1st October, from 9am

Where: Papanui High School – Langdons Road, Papanui



When: Saturday 1st December  2018—9.30 to 4pm,

Where—Wainoni Park – Hampshire Street, Aranui


Better Breathing Coffee Group – regular sessions

New Brighton Group —Tuesday 10-11.30am
St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 109 Marriotts Road.
Contact: Taihira (03) 389 6728


Edgeware Group—Thursday 10-11.30am
CanBreathe rooms, 196 Hills Road
Contact: Pauline (03) 381 0547


Other Events

CanBreathe (Canterbury Asthma Society Incorporated)

Notice of Annual General Meeting

When:  Tuesday 30th October at 6pm
Where: Meeting room, rear entrance of the CanBreathe rooms, 196 Hills Road, Christchurch.

Proposed changes to the Constitution of the Canterbury Asthma Society Inc.


Free Breakfast Education Session For Health Professionals

Date:  Wednesday 21st November 2018
Time: 7.30 – 8.30am

Venue: Meeting room, at rear of the CanBreathe premises, 196 Hills Road, Christchurch.


World COPD Day 

Date:  Wednesday 21st November 2018


New Zealand Respiratory Conference

2018 Dates: 22-23 November 2018, Auckland


South Island Respiratory Education Forum (SIREF) 2019

Dates:  Thursday 14th and Friday 15th February 2019

Venue:  The George, Christchurch



2018/19 Entertainment book both printed and digital are available now

Hello Honey Fundraiser – locally produced honey


CanBreathe Whoosh Newsletter Spring 2018

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