A 10-year high in flu cases has pushed Canterbury health services beyond capacity.
Clinical psychologists employed by the Southern District Health Board have voted to hold a five week strike for a pay rise to improve staff retention.
In Ward, the nearest AED was more than 10 minutes away. Even then, it might have been locked away.
If someone dies suddenly, should a partner or family be able to take and use their reproductive material to make a baby?
Aiesha Tenbeth has spent her life surrounded by surgeons, but now she's enjoying a "typical" childhood.
Auckland Council says June saw a 17 per cent increase in cyclists around the city compared to the same month in 2018.
Surrogacy and adoption can be a complex and costly journey, one which the Justice Minister says needs to be "overhauled".
The Public Health Service is expecting more measles cases for school-aged children heading into term three.
Further delays could push the opening date of Christchurch's new hospital building back to 2020.
More than a dozen healthy Wellingtonians will play host to 30 hookworms for a year - all in the name of science.
Infant confirmed to have measles in Hawke's Bay following visit to Auckland.
Storytelling is being used to help people face challenges, understand everyday life, and succeed.
Treatment such as counselling and medication to in-house resident treatment is helping cut meth demand in Northland.
Up to half a million New Zealanders are estimated to have not been immunised for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
Salvation Army drop-in centres a place to escape the cold, and eat, but they're only open a few hours a week.
Health officials want tougher laser laws consistent with overseas rules. But Government still won't support penalty changes.
Consultation too shallow when pool plans dive in different direction, critics say.
Moshim's Discount House said tobacco products are important for business and the current manager sees no reason to stop selling them again; other dairies disagree.
Wellington's health board plans to move into its new medical supplies building within weeks. It was given two more years in 2012.
Southern Cross pays out $95m in a year for knee and hip replacements as public system comes under "increasing pressure".
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A person diagnosed with measles recently took flights between Auckland and Palmerston North.
More Aucklanders have contracted the highly infectious illness, which is spreading through the city.
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The products had been linked with potentially fatal toxic shock syndrome, but a study involving 3300 females found they were safe.
Security guards at Waikato Hospital are getting extra training following an attack on one of their staff.
Neurologist and medicinal cannabis expert Professor Mike Barnes joins the Stuff team to answer your questions.
In agony after hernia surgery, John Pritchard has a message for authorities – ban surgical mesh.
More than 600 psychologists across the country have voted to stop working overtime hours to protest a workforce in 'crisis'.
All the latest information on the spread of the highly infectious disease in the Auckland region.