Tree-felling survivor begins 250km walk

Six months ago, Trevor Moore was in a coma and couldn't walk - now, he's almost 100km into his hīkoi/walk to give something back to his rescuers. Trevor,... Read More

Crumbling teeth or having a home?

Fix crumbling teeth or keep their home? A retired couple say they are weighing up their choices in the face of a potential $48,000 council bill. Local Democracy... Read More

Michael Baker photos fraudulently used

Epidemiologist Michael Baker is concerned about his image being fraudulently used to sell a product called 'Blood Balance'. Professor Baker's... Read More

Contraceptive pill warning after two deaths

A coroner has issued a warning to women taking the contraceptive pill, and to doctors prescribing it, after two young women died 10 days apart in similar circumstances. Both... Read More

The game of hope

Three prominent charitable organisations - I Am Hope, Paw Justice, and The Warriors Community Foundation, have collaborated to launch an innovative fundraising... Read More

Fighting cancer without medical insurance

In one week of launching a Givealittle page, generosity has poured in to fund a treatment that may help prolong the life of a Tauranga woman. In a courageous... Read More

Raising awareness of sudden deaths in babies

As the year draws to a close and people start thinking about summer holidays, Whānau Āwhina Plunket is reminding people to make sure every sleep is a safe... Read More

Stranded medical aid ship home for Christmas

Youth with a Mission Ships NZ has raised the $200,000 needed to have its stranded medical aid ship repaired and brought home to New Zealand by Christmas. The... Read More

A fresh feast for well-balanced celebrations

"Avoid over-indulging and bring some balance to your Christmas celebrations this year by including colourful fresh fruit and vegetables to brighten up - and... Read More

The jobs nurses are doing instead of nursing

Nearly half the country's nurses are not working as nurses, with some even taking jobs in supermarkets or on road gangs in preference to healthcare. Te... Read More

Rural community: 24/7 healthcare to be rolled out

Rural communities around New Zealand will soon have access to overnight GP appointments as Te Whatu Ora rolls a new telehealth primary care service. Ka Ora... Read More

Blood donation: Mad cow ban removed

People in New Zealand who were restricted from giving blood or plasma if they'd lived in the United Kingdom will soon be able to donate. New Zealand has excluded... Read More