Emergency services are rallying to raise $1million in honour of a Waikato tot with a rare terminal illness.
MidCentral DHB has dropped behind in the national falls reduction goal.
A casual run on Kawau Island nearly turned to disaster for a man who impaled himself on a tree branch.
After undergoing her second brain surgery, Milan Ellis, 4, hopes to be home for Christmas.
Andrew Hunt is betting his life on a high-risk, brutal and unproven medical treatment on the other side of the world.
Olive and Allan Taylor are finally hearing each other after years of inaudible conversation.
An Auckland GP is calling for a class C drug to be publicly funded to treat obesity.
A brave and inspiring Auckland teenager may be able to father a child - even though he died 11 years ago.
Liam Hart's Christmas party started with a friendly arm wrestle but ended with a nasty broken arm.
Plans for a joint chief executive for the MidCentral and Whanganui district health boards has been scrapped.
The future of Palmerston North's historic Hoffman Kiln is a step closer to being secured, as part of plans for a health centre to be built on the site.
After being brought to his knees "like a condemned man" by a fire that could have killed him, Troy Mahupuku is fighting back.
Health worker who passed on client info with intention of “whistleblowing” fails to overturn ruling.
A childless woman is donating eggs to her mother and stepfather so they can create a baby to be raised as her sister.
We are now more likely to die of Alzheimer's disease or kidney failure, study finds.
Surgeons may not be able to hide behind the Privacy Act when the quality of their work comes into question.
13-year-old Danielle can enjoy all the sounds of Christmas this year, thanks to her second cochlear implant.
Eileen Ormrod was worried about her new bra while a having heart attack that she thought was food poisoning.
A tattoo saying "fall down seven stand up eight" is testimony to 18-year-old's determination.
One man believes infectious disease epidemics cast a shadow over one of NZ's greatest writers.
Auckland man discovers his roof cavity "covered" in asbestos just months after lung cancer diagnosis.
Using nicotine-containing e-cigarettes can help smokers kick the habit, according to new research.
Canterbury is years behind other southern DHBs in tackling child obesity, health expert says.
Every time Felicity Holden's baby kicked it reminded her why she gave up smoking.
As Elise Manton sat cradling her infant, she found a large, hard lump in her chest.
Death of toddler from strain of E coli highlights how dangerous a bacterial disease can be.
Bird disease that can infect humans is found at animal welfare farm.
Hutt Valley DHB is in a management crisis, while lab testing for the region is set to go for tender.
Emma Hart had surgery to remove a tumour from behind her eye over five years ago but it has since returned.
Coroner recommends better communication between health centres and hospitals following an elderly man's death.