Trainee GPs who sat an exam hours after the Kaikoura quake are told they can resit if they fail.
Rugby teams and ambulance staff are the target for portable brain scanner.
Woman forced to wait 24 hours and drive 50 minutes to have stomach pain checked.
Community efforts to reopen Britannia House look likely to fail.
It's time junior doctors and their employers stopped finger-pointing and found a solution to their labour dispute.
Women wanting to leave the sex trade now have somewhere to turn.
Bedroom attire will take to the sevens field in sprint race for charity.
New security measures could stop people asking for help, social agencies say.
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Hoarding among the elderly is already a safety issue - and it's also creating a fire and quake hazard.
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A young Wellington athlete has fought back from concussion to win a top scholarship.
Adding fluoride to Christchurch's drinking water could cost the city up to $10 million, an early estimate shows.
The junior doctors strike, taking place across New Zealand, will be felt for much longer than the striking period, a district health board chief executive says.
A woman protesting at the junior doctors strike said she had been working for nearly 24 hours.
475 people will have to wait after their hospital appointments were postponed.
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The first known viral outbreak in New Zealand's great outdoors appears to have ended.
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Thousands expected to have clinical appointments or surgery delayed due to action.
Hundreds of Canterbury patients are to miss out on surgery during the three-day action.
Tyler Gilbert, 21, died too soon. His parents want to help other young people who may be hurting.
Is $480,000 to $489,999 a fair salary to look after a region's health services?
From 7am on Tuesday, junior hospital doctors will walk out for 73 hours.
"I'm starting to feel better and another thing happens," says tortilla factory worker.
Three year study aims to develop Maori specific assessment tools.
With no agreement on safer rosters in sight, some junior doctors will strike - this time for 73 hours.