24 Mar 2020

High stroke rates for young Pacific people in NZ

From , 5:01 am on 24 March 2020

There is an increase in the number of young Pacific people in New Zealand having strokes.

In the last five years, the rate for strokes in the 45 to 64 age group has gone up 40 percent.

Sela Jane Hopgood reports.

41-year-old from the Cook Islands, Jane Foster

Jane Foster. Photo: Supplied