Did you know that around 120 children experience cardiac arrest each year? And that your best chance of survival from a cardiac arrest is the early use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) in conjunction with CPR? When Greenhithe School principal Peter Marshall discovered this, he immediately purchased an AED from Heart Saver NZ. "Our … [Read more...] about Why Greenhithe school wants you to follow their lead
Would you know how to recognise and react to cardiac arrest? We put two actors to the test with the team from Seven Sharp last week and had interesting results! Watch the piece here - hopefully you learn something that may help save a life one day! Watch it HERE … [Read more...] about Seven Sharp: Could you save someone’s life?
If you follow Heart Saver, you know we released three awesome videos last year made with funnyman Paul Ego. How did we get such a busy, talented comedian to work with us? Because he liked what we were trying to do: educating Kiwis on sudden cardiac arrest and AEDs/defibs. And because, for him, it was personal: Paul's wife Janine went into cardiac … [Read more...] about Why Paul Ego is so supportive of our campaign
Remember that story on The Project about how the Heart Saver AED that Paul Ego donated to his tennis club was used on a groom-to-be on his stag do? That groom was fit policeman Adam Booker and in support of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month he shared his story for the first time in Woman's Day, in an attempt to spread the word about sudden … [Read more...] about Meet the groom who “died” on his stag do
Very cool to see one of our July AED winners in the Pohutukawa Coast Times. You can read more about Paparimu School and their win online HERE. Congrats again to a very deserving winner! … [Read more...] about AED winner makes the news
We absolutely love giving away an AED each month to an organisation that deserves it, but what's just as important about having an AED is letting your community know that you have one. That way they're aware of where to go should they come across someone suffering from a cardiac arrest. So well done to Ngati Rangi Community Health Centre who … [Read more...] about AED winner in Ruapehu Bulletin