For the latest news and updates from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ subscribe to our e-newsletters here. We have three different e-newsletters for different audiences:

Respiratory Community: A monthly email with news and informative articles for people with respiratory conditions and their families.

Health Professionals: A quarterly email with up-to-date respiratory news, research and event details for those working in respiratory health.

Educators: A quarterly email for teachers sharing our resources and information for students of all ages.

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Better Breathing Magazine

Our free, quarterly magazine is delivered to 4,500 individuals and organisations throughout New Zealand. The magazine is also available online through the Issuu platform, and can be downloaded as a PDF. View the latest edition of Better Breathing here. You can subscribe to receive free print magazines here.

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Other communications

Press releases Official updates on Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ activity, research findings, commentary from spokespeople and awareness campaigns can be viewed here.

Respiratory Media Awards The inaugural Respiratory Media Awards take place alongside the NZ Respiratory Achievers Awards to recognise the important role that media plays in respiratory education. Quality reporting of respiratory issues helps bring attention and awareness to communities while reinforcing the need to take respiratory health seriously. View more information here.

Free articles The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ provides free respiratory articles for media and organisations. For more information contact the marketing team below. Article topics include:

  • How to manage asthma/COPD
  • Personal stories about people with asthma and other respiratory conditions
  • How to create a healthy, dry and pollution-free home
  • Why being smokefree is so important
  • Informative articles about respiratory conditions such as bronchiectasis