COMMENT

By Vaughan Cooper

The two most important things to people are, generally speaking, their health and the community in which they live. Why then, when we are given the chance to have a significant say on how these things are planned and delivered, do we not take this opportunity more seriously?

In terms of your wellbeing, you can vote for who gets to provide governance of the District Health Board (DHB) and the delivery of health services within the region at the moment. The Northland DHB employs 3000 staff with an operating budget of close to $650 million, according to

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