LOGIC March 2018 Vol 17 Vol 1 - Page 10

RURAL MUSTER #6 Kate Stark – Nurse Practitioner Welcome to 2018! Welcome to the first Rural Muster for 2018. It is fair to say that many areas across New Zealand have experienced one of the warmest Januarys on record. While we attempt to make the most of what has been an unreal Summer, those living rurally appreciate the challenges that accompany this dry weather. Pressure on rural people physically and emotionally has been at a premium with water shortages, fires secondary to the dry, difficulties feeding and watering farming stock, alongside difficulties working in extremes of heat. In Southland, and I know this occurred in other areas, we experienced plummeting temperatures from mid 30’s to temperatures between 9 and 12 March 2018 L.O.G.I.C degrees, accompanied by a deluge of rain and floods, all within the space of 24 hours. The Ι…₯Έέ…́ݕ±½΅•‰δ)™…Ι΅•Ί…Ή™₯Ι”™₯‘Ρ•Ί₯Έ)Α…ΙΡ₯Υ±…Θ°‰ΥЁΝ₯΅Υ±Ρ…Ή•½ΥΝ±δ)…ΥΝ•‘…Ω½Œέ₯Ρ Ι½…)±½ΝΥΙ•Μ°½±±…ΑΝ₯Ήœ‰Ι₯‘•Μ…Ή)±…Ή‘Ν±₯‘•Μ₯ΈΑ±…•ΜΈ5½Ρ‘•Θ)Ή…ΡΥΙ”…ΑΑ•…Ι•ΡΌ‰”έ½Ι­₯Ήœ)½Ω•ΙΡ₯΅”°…Ή…±Ρ‘½Υ ½Ή”)……₯Έ½Υȁݕ…Ρ‘•Θ™½Ι•…ΝΡ•ΙΜ)έ•Ι”)…΅…ι₯Ή±δ)…ΥΙ…Ρ”°)Ι½…‘₯Ήœ…Ήέ•…Ρ‘•Θ½Ή‘₯Ρ₯½ΉΜ)₯΅Α…Ρ•Ι•…ѱ䁽Έ…±Ι•…‘δ)ΝΡɕэ‘••΅•Ι•ΉδΝ•ΙΩ₯•Μ)Ι•…Ρ₯Ήœ•αΡΙ•΅”‘…±±•Ή•Μ)Ρ‘…ЁΙΥΙ…°…Ι•…́…Ι”­Ή½έΈ™½ΘΈ)M½΅•Ρ₯΅•Μ₯ӊé‘…ɐΡΌΑ±…Έ™½Θ)Ρ‘₯ΜΈ)=Ή”Ρ‘₯ΉœΡ‘…Ё͕•΅ΜΡΌ…±έ…εΜ)‰”έ₯Ρ Ύ₯ΈΙΥΙ…°°₯́ё”)‘…±±•Ή”)½˜)ΡΙ…ΉΝΑ½ΙΡ₯Ήœ)Α•½Α±”ΡΌ…•ΝΝ₯‰±”‘•…±Ρ )…Ι”Έ½Ι݅ɐΑ±…ΉΉ₯Ήœ…Ή)‘…Ω₯Ήœ„‘₯Ν…ΝѕȁΑ±…Έ₯ΈΙΥΙ…°)9•άi•…±…Ή°½Ή”Ρ‘…Ёέ₯±°™₯Π)έ₯Ρ ‰½Ρ •αΡΙ•΅•Μ½˜‘½Π…Ή)‘Ι䰁½±…Ήέ•Πέ•…Ρ‘•Θ)…ΑΑ•…ΊѼ‰”΅½Ι”…Ή΅½Ι”)•ΝΝ•ΉΡ₯…°Ρ‘•Ν”‘…εΜΈ5…ΉδΙΥΙ…°)…Ι•…́‘…Ω”…Ρ₯Ω…Ρ•Ρ‘•₯Θ)‘₯Ν…ΝѕȁΑ±…ΈΡ‘₯́啅ȁ…±Ι•…‘δ)…Ή)Ν₯΅Υ±Ρ…Ή•½ΥΝ±δ)‘•΅½ΉΝΡΙ…Ρ•Ρ‘•₯ȁ…‰₯±₯ΡδΡΌ)έ½Ι¬Ρ½•Ρ‘•Θ₯Έ‘Ι…ΝΡ₯ŒΡ₯΅•ΜΈ)Q‘₯́݅́‘₯‘±₯‘Ρ•₯Έ„Ι••ΉΠ)…ΙΡ₯±”Ρ‘…Ё™•…ΡΥΙ•₯ΈQ‘”9h)½Ρ½Θ°Ν‘½έ₯ΉœΡ‘”]•ΝЁ ½…ΝΠ)₯ΈΙ₯Ν₯Μ°‰ΥЁΑΥ±±₯ΉœΡ½•Ρ‘•ΘΡΌ)•ΠΡ‘ɽ՝ ΈQ‘₯́₯́„ΡΙΥ”)‘…Ι…Ρ•Ι₯ΝΡ₯Œ)½˜)ΙΥΙ…°)½΅΅ΥΉ₯Ρ₯•Μ…Ή±½Ήœ΅…δΡ‘₯Μ)±…ΝΠΈ)9…Ρ₯½Ή…°AI%5 ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”)Q‘”9…Ρ₯½Ή…°AI%5 ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”)‘…́΅•ΠΝ₯Ή”΅δ±…ΝЁ½±Υ΅Έ)…ΉΡ‘₯́₯́±½½­₯ΉœΙ•…±±δΑ½Ν₯Ρ₯Ω”)½₯Ήœ™½Ι݅ɐΈ-•δ™½Ύ͕έ₯±°)‰”ΡΌ…Ρ₯Ω•±δ…‘‘Ι•Ν́™ΥΉ‘₯Ήœ)½Ή•ΙΉΜ)έ‘₯±”)…±ΝΌ)₯΅Α±•΅•ΉΡ₯Ήœ)Ρ‘”)Ι•½΅΅•Ή‘…Ρ₯½ΉΜ™Ι½΄Ρ‘”(ΰ