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Nitrogen cocktail drinker's stomach removed - 10 October 2012
Children feature in poison centre inquiries - 06 September 2012
Plea for vigilance after latest huffing tragedy - 28 August 2012
Toddler shoves battery up nose - 25 May 2012
Dishwash powder big danger to kids - 24 January 2012
Boy swallows coin on way to dairy - 19 January 2012
Malawi Child Labourers Poisoned by Tobacco Crops - 09 September 2009
Stockpile of Chemicals Potentially Dangerous - 09 September 2009
Lethal Dose of Propofol Killed Jackson - 09 September 2009
Couple Accidentally Fatally Gas Themselves - 03 August 2009
US FDA Finds Dental Mercury Safe - 03 August 2009
Auckland Man Illegally Imports Tarantulas - 03 August 2009
Whakanuia Te Wiki o te Reo Maaori 2009! - 24 July 2009
Women Arrested Carrying Heroin Internally - 24 July 2009
Chlorine Leak Hospitalises One - 24 July 2009
Toddler Dies After Swallowing Button Battery - 02 June 2009
Girls Consume Poison After Failing Exams - 02 June 2009
Kansas Zoo Serves Poison Instead of Sno-Cones - 02 June 2009
Scorpion Antivenin Being Developed - 14 May 2009
Drink Spiking Poisons Five - 14 May 2009
Aniline Gas Poisons Factory Workers - 14 May 2009
RSA Trio Poisoned - 24 April 2009
Tree Grows Inside Mans Lung - 24 April 2009
Woman Poisons More Than 60 With Curry - 24 April 2009
Couch Fumigants Cause Dermatitis - 15 April 2009
Nightshade Berries Found in Frozen Peas - 15 April 2009
Death by Chocolate - Easter Poisonings - 15 April 2009
New Poisons Plants Book for NZ - 09 March 2009
White Tailed Spiders - Not Venomous - 04 March 2009
Deaths Prompt Cold Medicine Review - 04 March 2009
Warning Regarding Karaka Trees - 04 March 2009
Pollution Causes Cadmium Poisoning in Thailand - 17 February 2009
Man Charged Over Toxic Honey - 17 February 2009
Bridge Workers Exposed to Lead Poisoning - 17 February 2009
Blowfish Poisoning Sends 7 to Hospital - 28 January 2009
Actor Withdraws From Play Due to Mercury Poisoning - 28 January 2009
Shellfish Warning for Bay of Islands - 28 January 2009
Chemical Cannabis Found in New Party Drugs - 14 January 2009
Girl wounded by sting-ray barb - 07 January 2009
Teething syrup kills 34 Nigerian infants - 07 January 2009
Eight children overdose on antiepileptic drug - 07 January 2009
Insecticide Endosulfan Approval Revoked - 15 December 2008
More Ministry of Health warnings about illegal medicines - 15 December 2008
Ministry of Health warn against illegal Chinese medicines - 09 December 2008
White Tailed Spiders - Media Hype - 18 November 2008
Aerosol Sweets May Confuse Youngsters - 12 November 2008
Hot & Cold Packs Recalled - 12 November 2008
Party Pills Containing "Geranium" Recalled - 16 October 2008
Antarctic Scientist Poisoned by Methanol - 01 October 2008
New Zealand Investigating Endosulfan - 25 September 2008
Ranbaxy Medicines Under Investigation - 23 September 2008
Melamine Contamination of Baby Formula - 23 September 2008
Two men die from carbon monoxide poisoning - 08 September 2008
Woman Dies From Mushroom Poisoning - 01 September 2008
Potentially Toxic Chinese Remedies - 26 August 2008
Hair Growth Stimulants Toxic To Pets - 18 August 2008
Clean Up of Energy-Efficient Lightbulbs - 30 July 2008
Whakanuia Te Wiki o te Reo Maaori 2008! - 21 July 2008
Medsafe investigating Eltroxin - 14 July 2008
Poisoned Sausages Found in Auckland Park - 14 July 2008
New party pills cause problems for consumers - 29 May 2008
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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Found On Northland Beach - 28 April 2008
Magnetic toys recalled - 01 April 2008
Toxic honey sold in New Zealand - 27 March 2008
Recluse spider sightings an email hoax - 10 March 2008
Tramping tourist poisoned by berries - 05 February 2008
Vegetable crackers recalled due to cyanide fears - 15 January 2008
Kiwi bitten by deadly snake - 09 January 2008
Kea dies after eating chocolate - 09 January 2008
Twelve year old boy dies after sniffing fuel - 12 December 2007
Small children and ingesting coins - 05 December 2007
Bindeez beads withdrawn from sale - 12 November 2007
Jellyfish swarm in Nelson - 06 November 2007
Children in daycare fed shaving foam - 30 October 2007
Chemical Spill Kills Eels - 08 October 2007
Toy Recalled Due to Lead Paint - 10 September 2007
High Levels Of Formaldehyde In Clothes - 10 September 2007
ASG Parent and Child Show 2007 - 29 August 2007
Children Safe from Caustic Dishwashing Powder - 20 July 2007
We?re Developing a Paracetamol Safety Awareness Campaign - 17 July 2007
Toxic Toothpaste Alert - 19 June 2007
Te Papa “The Poisoners” Exhibition - 13 June 2007
Hearing into safety of 1080 - 14 May 2007
Petfood Recall in North America - 02 April 2007
Paracetamol is Poisoning Toddlers - 27 March 2007
Recent Alphachloralose Poisoning at Western Springs - 21 March 2007
March 4th Is Children's Day! - 19 February 2007
Cocaine Found On All Irish Bank Notes - 12 February 2007
Caution During Regular Use of Some Essential Oils - 07 February 2007
New NZ Coins and their Obstruction Risk - 30 January 2007
Welcome to Our Website - 13 October 2006
Official launch of this site ..... - 18 September 2006
ASG Parent and Child Show - 05 July 2006
Science ? Do it, Live it, Love it! - 05 July 2006
 
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