Rangiora Hospital's quaint 1920s buildings have been in demand since the February 2011 earthquake.
The death of a Wellington woman has pushed Cantabrians into having vaccinations.
Children of Kiwi soldiers exposed to an insecticide in Malaysia are more likely to suffer from breast cancer.
Canterbury's flu outbreak has already outstripped those in previous years, and the peak may be yet to come, health leaders say.
Christchurch's public hospital is joining forces with one of the city's private hospitals in a bid to boost post-quake surgical capacity.