Marlborough residents with empty water tanks should check companies trucking in water are meeting public health standards.
An estimated 4000 people in the Waikato are affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Attacks on dairy farmers from animal rights advocates are escalating, supporters say.
Kiwis have joined the ranks of a handful of countries consuming 9 in 10 of common painkillers worldwide.
"Everyone is facing their own battles. Mine was cancer," says inspirational Christchurch Boys' High School head monitor.
Psychologist says he is in a much darker place than his patients.
New tracking bracelets are being trialled at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital after a newborn was abducted in 2014.
Christchurch City Council creates unsafe disabled car parks on Colombo St.
A disgruntled patient slams outsourced food, but he'd appear to be in the minority.
Kiwis might tout themselves as a sports-mad nation, but the reality is most of us are fat and inactive.
The Waikato doctor admitted professional misconduct after prescribing high doses of addictive drugs to patients with drug dependency problems.
Students tell MPs of "toxic" effect of poor housing on their well-being and academic performance.
Would texts from your doctor help you quit smoking?
Funding to rise for 7 DHBs, and dip for 4 others including Auckland, after changes to health budget's allocation formula.
A pet health company is researching the health benefits of greenshell mussels and other natural extracts from New Zealand.
OPINION: No-one wants to suffer, and no-one wants to see a loved one suffer, but does suffering serve a purpose, asks Michael Alexander.
Raising tobacco taxes by up to 50 per cent could be key to helping NZ reach smoke-free target.
A Wellington man's death may save an Auckland woman's life.
Flava FM breakfast host is getting behind this month's Heart Foundation appeal, knowing all too well the effects of heart disease.
Amy Gunston, who found out she had cancer while pregnant with her second-born, has died.
They were spooning when he felt the lump in his girlfriend's right breast.
Hospitals are tightening the rules on what the public can record and share online.
The Zika virus was unwelcome holiday memento for Canterbury woman.
Kiwi teen with Zika virus: "I'm still a bit tired and my eyes still hurt a little bit but I'm fine.''
'I can get out and mow the damn lawn and not feel stuffed at the end of it,' says a client.
A new Carterton mum is reluctantly putting motherhood on hold as she battles cancer for a second time.
Public meeting to allow patients to give feedback to Southern District Health Board next month.
NZ considers boosting aid to Tonga to help the island battle the spread of the Zika virus.
Government unlikely to impose reciprocal charge for healthcare on UK residents here.
Christchurch wheelchair users continue to battle broken footpaths and roads five years after the quake.