Hayfever - Papamoa's big secret!

Hayfever - Papamoa's big secret!

This allergy may be either seasonal, such as in spring when there is plenty of pollen or new plant growth which causes the allergy. As Papamoa has loads of pollen from nearby Kiwifruit orchards, or from our beach grass, or even from the Pine Trees on Matakana island we see loads of seasonal hayfever sufferers.  

Influenza or a cold? Here’s what that sneeze could mean

Influenza or a cold? Here’s what that sneeze could mean

If you’re starting to sniffle and sneeze, it could be serious.

I have had flu before so do I still need a flu vaccine?

I have had flu before so do I still need a flu vaccine?

Can a flu shot give you the flu? Should I wait until winter to get a flu shot? We answer your flu shot questions here.

Easily manage your medication with My Pharmacy

Easily manage your medication with My Pharmacy

If you’re starting to sniffle and sneeze, have a look at our handy table to get an idea whether it’s a cold or hayfever.