A patient is angry over the advice and medication she was given by a doctor accused of fraud.
Weight-loss surgery is being denied to the growing population of obese teenagers, a surgeon says.
Residents and businesses have mixed feelings about flood protection plan to buy up their properties.
A woman is dead after a car crash near Queenstown.
The soft drink industry says the blame for toddlers' rotting teeth rests squarely on parents' shoulders.
Doctors were unsure if three-year-old Hunter McGillivray would survive a near drowning in an effluent trap.
How did remand prisoner have weapon when he appeared in Wellington court?
It's a wrap - after a month in the hot seat, New Zealand finishes up its presidency of the UN Security Council.
Steven Joyce will return to the catwalk next week when he attends a fashion show in Vietnam.
Police are searching for two men who failed to return from Berwick Forest, near Dunedin.
Senior ECan members have met South Canterbury river campaigners about their claims of chemical contamination in Lake Opuha.
He's well past retirement age but the NZ First leader is already planning to run for office again in 2017.
Pukekohe father-of-two Steven Perry was the victim of a serious smash near Karangahake Gorge on Thursday.
“It makes their loss real, which is both a comfort and a trauma.”
Almost 170,000 Kiwis have some form of vision loss. All of them see the world differently.
Scott Wallis broke his leg at sea and the skipper put out a mayday call. Then the vessel started sinking.
A mysterious good-sort has been delivering food parcels to families needing a bit of help.
Paula Bennett's office rejects suggestions the former social development minister knew about study.
When she was only a few months old Sydney Boden's parents were told she might never be able to walk. At two-and-a-half, she has mastered that and now started skiing.
Australian man accused of killing NZer Warriena Wright could face conflicting bail conditions when he is released from prison.
Alec and Helen Durie live on a street with no name, and they are the last remaining residents.
Soft drinks company believes it has pinpointed all affected batches.
A man run over by a tractor at a farm north of Auckland is in a critical condition.
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Dave Haskell is "no bloody skipper", but he paddled out to a boat and worked out the controls to get to one of two men overboard.
Jail term of 17 years imposed on the head of a Wellington meth ring.
As the nation reaches the end of the week set aside to celebrate te reo Maori, whanau and friends of Anzac Pikia were left to mourn the death of one of its greatest young proponents.
A former police car sold a fortnight ago has turned up at the station once again, with a possible meth lab inside.
New Zealand police will now routinely carry Tasers, it has been announced.
Auckland's elected officials must accept a 2.3 per cent pay rise whether they like it or not.
Police in South Auckland need help identifying a man involved in an indecent assault.
Deborah Lambie graduates as a doctor on the day she leaves to represent New Zealand in Miss World.
The "frightening" aggravated robbery of a Glenfield liquor store has been captured on CCTV.
A couple had a close call when their car rolled down a bank, nearly flipping onto the beach.
Long-time NZ First stalwart and party president Anne Martin cites age as her motive for not seeking re-election.
But there were faults on both sides at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Otepou.
Police investigating an unsolved killing hope $50,000 could help people "rethink their loyalites".
He thought his sentencing judge burnt him by sending him to jail, but his appeal judge decided otherwise.
The Waikato authors of a book theorising MH370's pilot crashed the plane say wreckage proves they may be right.
Givealittle page creator backs decision to refund people who donated for Leon Jayet-Cole's funeral.
New Zealand lost more than a man's life when a bomb exploded in central Wellington in 1984.
A fishing trip took a dramatic turn when a leak and a broken leg resulted in a mayday call.
"There's no spark there. That's really hard to see," says mum of girl suffering from rare, incurable disease.
Nasa will help a New Zealand company in its mission to launch a rocket into space.
The search is on for two Dunedin bikers, missing in a forest in freezing conditions overnight.
Four men have pleaded not guilty to allegations of $30 million in gaming fraud.
Labour faces accusations it copied passages in its flagship "Future of Work" document from the Economist.
Twenty firefighters and five crews spent the morning battling a house fire in Whakatane.
The 34-year-old woman injured in a crash in King Country last week has died in hospital.
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