Health

Call for law targeting coercive control abuse

Since the beginning of last year, Bay of Plenty Police have investigated about 21,000 reports of family harm - of which nearly 10,000 involved people with prior... Read More

Families get their happily ever after

A Tauranga service Kidz Need Dadz is helping strengthen families across the Bay of Plenty. Unfortunately not all relationships or families get the happily... Read More

Wahine Māori lead global public health body

Emma Rawson-Te Patu will be welcomed by the World Federation of Public Health Associations in Geneva, Switzerland, next week as its new president. She will... Read More

750 NZ deaths a year due to prostate cancer

Inviting all New Zealand men over 50 for a simple blood test will advance early treatment and reduce deaths from the most common male cancer, says a Europe-based... Read More

What's happening with colds, flu and Covid?

There's been an increase in cold and flu illnesses, but Covid-19 cases have been around all summer and are expected to spike as winter nears, experts say. "We... Read More

‘We are actually about life, not just death’

This Hospice Awareness Week, Waipuna Hospice, in alignment with Hospice NZ, is highlighting the critical need for increased awareness of hospice care. Despite... Read More

Truck show to fuel gynaecological cancer research

Stellar trucks, cars and bikes in all shapes and sizes will be on show this June in an effort to raise funds for a cancer that isn't often in the spotlight. Josh... Read More

Why New Zealand needs prostate screening programme

Inviting all New Zealand men over 50 for a simple blood test will advance early treatment and reduce deaths from the most common male cancer, says a Europe-based... Read More

X-ray results: Te Whatu Ora Waikato breaches code

The Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner has found Waikato District Health Board - now Te Whatu Ora Waikato - breached Right 6(1) of the Code of Health... Read More

Stories from 56 years of fostering

'The hardest part is when you see them return or go back to the parent or move somewhere else because you become attached to them like your own children,”... Read More

Could you afford to pay for your prescription?

Bringing back the $5 co-payment for prescription medicines could see a jump in hospital admissions, a new study by New Zealand researchers says. The Victoria... Read More

Take action this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel cancer is the second highest cause of cancer death in New Zealand, with more than 1200 people dying each year, as many as breast and prostate cancer combined,... Read More