News

March 4th Is Children's Day!

National Poisons Centre representatives will be at the Safekids Dunedin Children's Day Celebration on March 04 2007 at the Edgar Centre in Dunedin between 1-4pm.

Cocaine Found On All Irish Bank Notes

Low levels of cocaine have been found on all the Irish bank notes tested in a recent survey.

Caution During Regular Use of Some Essential Oils

Three incidents of abnormal breast development in young boys have been attributed to the regular use of lavender and tea tree oils.

New NZ Coins and their Obstruction Risk

Like all coins, the new NZ coins have the potential to cause obstruction if swallowed.

Welcome to Our Website

Welcome, browse through the many areas of the site, have fun, learn about poisons, and please let us know what you think -email us here.

Official launch of this site .....

The NPC will be officially launching this site at Sacred Heart School in Dunedin on Friday 13th October.

Science ? Do it, Live it, Love it!

National Poisons Centre representatives will be at the International Science Festival showcase in Dunedin on Friday 7 July, Saturday 8 July, 9.

ASG Parent and Child Show

Thank you to everyone that came to visit our display at the ASG Parent and Child Show in Christchurch.

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