Vital appeal

02:09, Feb 11 2014
Heart Foundation appeal
Heart Foundation representatives Nicola Mason, left, and Andrea Sutherland.

Heart Foundation collectors are getting ready to rattle their buckets for Heart Week this week.

Heart Foundation staff will hit the streets on Thursday and Friday to raise money and awareness for the foundation.

Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease and despite 45 years of research into the condition it still remains the country’s No 1 cause of death.

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