Each week, three New Zealand families receive the news that their child has cancer - but a new group called REACH is helping to change that.
The former union leader says it is 'outrageous' people are denied the legal right to use medical marijuana.
Police apologised for taking two days to start looking for the 21-year-old schizophrenic later found dead in the Waikato River.
Lachie, 8, has tips for Canterbury's newly launched health charity having spent 200 nights in hospital during his cancer battle.
The first ever Music Therapy Week is showing singing is the best treatment for some recovering from strokes and other conditions.