Wayne Annan's top fitness was masking health problems that led to a heart attack, heart transplant and cancer.
OPINION: Fake news is aplenty amid a lack of information about what legalisation of cannabis could mean.
Paediatric cardiologists report that video games be as hazardous to the heart as playing sports.
The final words shared between a terminally ill man and his eldest daughter weren't those of love - they were talk of pain and promises.
A contractual disagreement between the owner and the operator of Taranaki's air ambulance service is heading to court.
They work within a model considered by some to be the envy of the world but the reality isn't so peachy for community-based midwives who are burining out at an alarming rate.
Bonnie Avery was supposed to get married in December, her 30th birthday. But she went to sleep and never woke up.
Raymond McGrath has partnered with Cure Kids to launch a storybook app during this month's Red Nose Appeal.
People who traveled from Auckland to Perth and back may have been exposed to measles by a sick passenger.
I wasn't at your funeral, you weren't at my wedding. So I guess we're even.
Instagram is rolling out a new policy targeting weight loss products and certain procedures, restricting access or removing them entirely.
Rachel Price is mum to a confident 12-year-old who wants to be a YouTube star - and has Downs Syndrome.
Mothers and midwives welcome the promise of a birthing unit, but there might not be anyone to man it, they say.
Canterbury's health board warns capacity will be an issue for years to come, despite the opening of a new hospital building.
People are showing up to hospital with serious heart failure, and then disappearing from the system, cardiologists say.
Wellington Regional Hospital at least 90pc occupied for almost three-quarters of the year, with motels for surgical patients commonly used.
The condition is a serious complication of measles, a result of the virus spreading to the brain.
Maureen Speedy used to see mums struggling with isolation. Now it's money, work and social pressure.
Facing a $180m deficit, Canterbury's health board confirms it is reviewing services.
A vaccinologist and a registered nurse answer your questions about measles.
Councillors have voted for a ban that includes shopping centres and bus stops at the last meeting before the local body elections.
At the moment, five per cent of Kiwi psychologists are Māori and a Waikato researcher says the system needs to change.
'Whisky vs Gin' fundraiser, hosted by Labour MP, labelled "astounding" due to alcohol's role in causing cancer.
A builder whose daughter was killed in a car crash is urging construction workers to talk as the industry battles high suicide numbers.
Charity hospitals are filling the void left by district health boards.
A person who was infected with the measles virus visited Wanaka, Queenstown, Dunedin and Winton.
All the answers to your questions about the measles outbreak in New Zealand, with Dr Helen Petousis-Harris and registered nurse Lisbeth Alley.
Twenty people a day are contracting measles, and the spread "hasn't slowed down yet".
GPs who were out of measles vaccine should have new supplies this week.
Vito grew up in a tight-knit community of families who distrusted vaccinations. He decided they were wrong.