Central Leader : January 12th 2011
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Call the Blind & Awning experts now to book your free in-home consultation, measure and quote Making Sense of Suncare What is an SPF and why could you only be getting 10% of what's on the label? And why does driving in a car with closed windows still put you at risk of skin cancer? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. "It gives an indication of how much protection the sunscreen has against the burning rays of the sun" says Ash, pharmacist at Richardson Road Care Chemist. "The higher the number, the greater the protection. Our latest brochure helps you choose which SPF is best for your skin type." It's an amazing fact that most of us using sunscreen today may be getting less than 10% of the sun protection1 we need, simply because we don't apply the required amount of sunscreen. Studies show that ap- plying quarter of the required amount of an SPF 30+ sunscreen may provide you with the effect of a signifcantly lower SPF. Ask your Care Chemist pharmacist about the correct amount to apply. The glass used in cars does block the UVB rays that cause burning. However, unless it is specially tinted, it does not block the UVA rays which may cause skin cancer. Research indicates that there may be long term sun damage to drivers.2 So, remember to wear a sunscreen everyday and while you're driving too! Make sense of your sun care today at your local Care Chemist. 1 Faurschou A, Wulf H. The relation between sun protection factor and amount of sunscreen applied in vivo. British Journal of Dermatology 2007;156:716-719 2 Butler S, Fosko S. Increased prevalence of left-sided skin cancers. J Am Acad Dermatol, published online Mar 2010. Ash, pharmacist Richardson Road Care Chemist SunSense Ultra & SunSense Sport Milk SunSense Sunscreens 500ml Exclusive to Care Chemist Not everything makes sense like SunSense. 10% OFF Offer ends 30/1/11. While stocks last. 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Aucklanders honoured A host of central Auck- landers have been recognised for their con- tribution to the com- munity in the New Year Honours list. Sir Ray Avery has been made a Knight Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of his work to improve some of the world's poorest people's access to healthcare through development agency Medicine Mondiale. The Mt Eden resident was named New Zealander of the Year in 2010. Former Auckland city deputy mayor David Hay has been made a Com- panion of the New Zea- land Order of Merit. Mr Hay's long career in local body politics began when he was elected to the Mt Roskill Borough Council in 1983, becoming mayor in 1989. Herne Bay resident Miriam Dean has also been appointed a Com- panion to the New Zea- land Order of Merit for services to the law and business. She was the first woman partner at law firm Russell McVeagh and has been a member of the Commerce Com- mission and Civil Avi- ation Authority. Central city resident David Mace is a newly appointed Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his work with the United Nations Com- pensation Commission and various community groups. Auckland University academics professor Les- ley McCowan of Green- lane and professor Samuel McNaughton of Mt Eden have both been appointed Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit for their involve- ment in obstetrics and education respectively. Herne Bay resident associate professor John Ormiston has also been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his involve- ment with treatment for coronary artery disease. Services to Maori and the community saw Mt Albert resident Rangi- marie Naida Glavish made an Officer of the order. Ms Glavish is a chief adviser of tikanga and te reo Maori for the Auck- land District Health Board and deputy chair of the Auckland/Waite- mata Child and Youth Mortality Review Com- mittee. Dr Edward Gane of Greenlane has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to medicine, which includes showing leadership at the New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit. Grey Lynn resident Alexa Johnston is also a newly appointed Mem- ber of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the arts, with books about Colin Mc- Cahon and Sir Edmund Hillary under her belt. Shelley Kitchen from Ponsonby, a Common- wealth Games medallist, has been made a Mem- ber of the New Zealand Order of Merit, along with former Auckland Chinese Club secretary Connie Kum and Kids' Lit Quiz founder Wayne Mills, both of Epsom. Car racing enthusiast and Hillsborough resi- dent Garry Pedersen is another new appoint- ment as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, along with former New Zealand Warriors captain Steve Price of Mt Albert. Commitment to Auck- land's Pacific Island com- munity saw Grey Lynn resident Betty Sio made a Companion of the Queen's Service Order. She has worked in the community for more than 20 years as an advocate against family violence and abuse. Ms Sio is involved with many community organ- isations, including the Grey Lynn Women's Ref- uge, the Taskforce for Action on Violence with- in Families and is the chairwoman of Family Life Education Pasefika. Avondale resident and Tamil leader Thevarajan Arumugam has been awarded the Queen's Service Medal, along with Auckland Writers and Readers Festival manager Penelope Han- sen of Mt Eden and president of the Auck- land Indian Association Harshadrai Patel from Mt Roskill. Epsom resident John Pettit has also been awarded the Queen's Service Medal for com- munity work, while police sergeant Marie Stratford of Sandring- ham was awarded the medal for serving in the Bougainville Community Policing Project in 2008 and 2009.
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