An elderly woman's three-hour wait for an ambulance was unavoidable due to "extremely high demand", St John says.
St John staff around the country will refuse to attend commercial events as pay negotiations stall.
Calm of the high followed by frantic scramble to save their friend's life.
The hospital's inpatient ward is closed while the health board works to contain the spread.
Yet another study confirms the need for Kiwis to reduce screen time. But in 2018, can you really log off?
Screens and artificial lights upset our natural body clock, causing some people to feel constantly out of sync.
Elderly woman waited more than thee hours for ambulance after a serious fall.
Perry Newburn is trying to set the record for the fastest length of New Zealand.
International rugby players are raising money to keep a 21-year-old Aucklander alive.
While some countries are considering moving away from removing tonsils that doesn't mean Kiwi doctors take them too readily, writes Malcolm Giles.
Generous donors pitch in to buy plane tickets for Jarred Thompson after he fell severely ill in Fiji.
Some still dismiss the appendix as an organ that has outlived its usefulness. But we're still learning.
Arian Truter, 8, has a rare, inoperable brain tumour. His parents hope a drug being trialed overseas will give him more time.
Many coupled-up people have feelings for someone else. But there hasn't been much research on the subject.
A Kiwi man battling cancer is stranded in Fiji while his friends raise money for a medical evacuation.
Virtual campus plan would only delay need for a new medical school, backer says.
A brand new private medical facility in Marlborough could attract more medical professionals to the region.
A US drug company demanding taxpayer funding in NZ has been accused of unethical pricing overseas.
When he first started to compose music, singer Vita Vaka had no idea it would one day help save his life.
OPINION: Who's really driving the campaign to publicly fund a $1m drug for the orphan disease Spinal muscular atrophy?
OPINION: If we are empowering our mokopuna with knowledge we are preventing the "ageing brain".
Flu victims forgotten for a century are being remembered in Taranaki.
Siobhan Conroy will develop tumours throughout her lifetime – but she sees this knowledge as a blessing.
A Northland hospital is receiving a cash injection to boost healthcare services in the area.
Our use of antibiotics is leading to untreatable infections which can affect anyone of any age.
It's a disease often thought of in the past tense, but author Mervyn Dykes' polio story is one from today.
Disabled clients of taxpayer-funded training organisation found sitting idle and sleeping in reception.
Gluten-free products withdrawn from sale because business can't prove they are gluten-free.
Lorraine wasn't immune to her former partner's depraved ways. She, too, was abused.
Strike action across industries more about simmering tension as opposed to a change in Government.