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Judy's experience at the Christchurch Hospital cafe was a case of out-of-date policy, not PC gone mad.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.
Tim Fairhall, 39, wants to use his KiwiSaver to visit his brother overseas while he's still in good health, but is unable to do so under current guidelines.
The money Mr Fairhall needs to travel with his mother is locked up in KiwiSaver until he turns 65, but Down syndrome means he is ageing faster than most.
An Auckland University professor is called for women to be screened for P during pregnancy, and those identified and their babies to get treatment they need.
The book Victoria Vysotskaya wrote and illustrated was delivered as Seven Sharp visited her.
National's Hamish Walker said when the centre closes mothers may have to travel up to 130 kilometres to give birth.