"There will be some people very positive about what we're proposing, and there will be some negativity."
Married couple that do "everything together" share an ambulance ride to hospital.
Organising your own funeral is "weird" says Al Ingram. But generous Kiwis have made this time easier.
Have you ever been diagnosed with a mental illness? Share your story.
A group of experts need volunteers for a study about the effects of exercise on menopause.
Rule change acknowledges that passengers are carried on quad bikes, but says the vehicles aren't designed for it.
"People will lose their jobs and we still have no idea when that is coming. People here are struggling."
Disability support workers protest slow progress on new collective agreement, fearing job loss and increasing risks.
Women under 24 are drinking "just like the lads" - and RTDs seem to be the go-to tipple.
OPINION: I got drunk for the first time when I was 13. It was fun, until it wasn't.
"Influenza can affect anyone no matter how fit, active and healthy they may be."
The managing director of a property firm that leases a building to the CDHB has quit her role on the board's facilities committee.
Resident had "all the clinical features of Zika" after trip to Tonga last year.
Government funding boost will pay for 64 Christchurch Hospital beds that had been on hold.
"They make you feel alive," one cancer patient said of Hospice Taranaki nurses.
We all know about elder abuse. But what happens when it's the elders doing the abusing?
Patients can now walk to appointments instead of a 40-minute drive to Palmerston North.
I was mortified by 13 Reasons Why, but not because I think it glorifies suicide. I was shocked by how real it was.
A Tokoroa solo mother hopes to kick the benefit through exporting a line of her homemade traditional Maori medicine to Australia.
A "church of health and healing" directs people to an NZ site for alternative health products which Medsafe have warned against.
Walking stick users are being encouraged to bring their canes in for a crucial warrant of fitness.
Auckland and Otago medical school ran a covert campaign against planned Waikato school.
A health insurance lobby group says health costs, like super, need to be addressed.
Massey student develops self-help care package she hopes will make a difference.
Young people would rather consult the internet for answers to sex and mental health, than family, friends or support group.
Red Cross nurse Gail Corbett has spent seven years working in countries ravaged by war, drought and famine. Tired of being an observer, it was simply her time to help, she tells Bess Manson.
Rare arthritis condition no barrier for young student winning track and field medals.
A new $445 million acute services hospital building in Christchurch will deliver an additional 92 hospital beds but 64 of those are "on hold" pending additional funding.
"I was looking around for a doorway that said 'carers this way' and I never saw one," says woman who wrote guide book after caring for dying husband.
Right-to-die groups launch global backing for capital campaigner.