Freda Love died in Waikato Hospital in February last year after five painful months at St Kilda, which her son described as "a cascade of misadventure, mistreatment and abuse".
An Otago University researcher says more studies are needed after it was revealed prescriptions for anti-psychotic drugs have increased by half in less than a decade.
Matt Vickers' late wife Lecretia Seales was denied the right to voluntary euthanasia before she died in mid-2015.
Dr Bill O'Connor would like to see more schools stop selling or allowing sugary items to be consumed at school, and switch to water only.
Auckland DHB says visits are well up from previous years, and considerable wait times are the result.
My Beer Case - Auckland's fourth service to offer alcohol deliveries in under one hour - is seeking $250,000 in investment to expand its business and hire more drivers.
Judy's experience at the Christchurch Hospital cafe was a case of out-of-date policy, not PC gone mad.
TVNZ 1's Sunday programme lifted the lid on the effects on children who are born to mothers with meth addictions.
Up to 20 per cent of clients seeking work are of Asian heritage, and the number is growing.
Pat Newman says schools are "screaming out" for help dealing with the problem, but are being told there's not enough funding.