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The Partners Life DUAL 2015
The Partners Life Dual event attracted a record number of participants and supporters this year, which meant more visitors to Motutapu and Rangitoto Islands, all enjoying the spectacular scenery that the Islands have to offer. The team of volunteers from Partners Life were on hand to ensure that everyone was hydrated and refreshed throughout the day!Issue 7 - June 2015
Welcome to Partners Papers 6 - The Value of Work
As we look forward to Christmas and the summer holidays, we might reflect on the year gone, the personal highs and lows, the “what if’s”, and the “thank goodness it didn’t.”Issue 6 - December 2014
I am truly grateful
One Friday night in May I was admitted to the emergency department of North Shore Hospital with severe stomach cramps, nausea and a fever. At the time I thought this was a bad stomach flu, at worst maybe appendicitis. After a weekend of multiple tests and significant pain, the results showed that I had both Polycythemia Vera and Essential Thrombocytosis.Issue 6 - December 2014
Why work rocks!
The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine has released a position statement – Realising the Health Benefits of Working. The underlying premise of this position statement is: Work, in general, is good for people’s health and wellbeing.Issue 6 - December 2014
The bad, the good, and the ugly of disability income protection
Disability income products replace some of your income if you become too disabled to work, and
you remain disabled for longer than your chosen waiting period.
Beauty and the Beast
It is common that returning to work after a lengthy period of disability can be a very frightening thought. Often a person’s self-esteem and confidence have been affected (as discussed earlier) and they sometimes don’t feel they have the competence to return.Issue 6 - December 2014
Partners Life High Five-0 Challenge Update
By now you will hopefully have heard about Mal Law’s audacious plans to conquer 50 peaks and run 50 mountain marathons back to back in just 50 days, while raising at least $250,000 for the Mental Health Foundation.Issue 6 - December 2014