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They say GP funding needs to be urgently reviewed.
Doctors worried new hepatitis C campaign will add pressure to health system
Man, 75, charged with murdering 70-year-old woman at Kāpiti retirement village
The new edition will feature the world's largest intact moa egg.
Exclusive look at Te Papa's new nature zone featuring 700-year-old moa egg
The Government is now spending less on preventing the illness.
Fears Government has dropped the ball on rheumatic fever as cases rise
The social media site is promising to remove all images of self-harm from its site.
Instagram to remove all graphic images of self-harm
A man bought phones using a fake foreign passport, then sold them, and they don't work.
Spark reviewing security after man using fake passport sold faulty phones
The incident has shocked Grey Power and the professor's former employer, Massey University.
Outrage over professor's sentence for indecent assault of 82-year-old woman
University professor escapes jail after sexually assaulting elderly woman in rest home
The charity says almost 16,000 children needed emergency aid over Christmas.
Salvation Army says this has been the toughest Christmas on record for Kiwi families
An interim report was released by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission today.
Loose objects flying out of open helicopter door believed to be responsible for Wanaka crash that killed three in October
The possible world first initiative comes after a worker was choked by a client in her Hutt Valley home.
Police team up with prostitutes to produce action-plan in case of sexual assault
Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
Government moved too slowly on regulating e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns
Many centres say they've seen up to a 40 per cent increase in people needing help this Christmas period.
Huge demand sees foodbanks around NZ appeal for more supplies
The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has growing concerns about maintenance of water bores.
Dairy farm nitrates in Canterbury rivers endangers health - Fish and Game
It's put the spotlight on the homelessness issue in the capital.
Councillor causes a stir after suggesting group living in cars in Wellington are freedom campers
An organisation representing drone users admits a drone crashing into an aircraft could be catastrophic.
Drones in record numbers caught near NZ airports this year - risking catastrophe
Health Minister deletes Facebook posts that accidentally stated he was paid to promote a business
It’s a good problem to have, but it’s also exacerbating the skills shortage in industries across the nation.
Concerns voiced over high levels of lead in some Kiwi households' drinking water
New evidence questioning how the Christchurch woman was thought to have died has been handed to the Chief Coroner.
Police re-open investigation into 2013 death of Christchurch woman Libby McKay
New research shows how much a baby babbles could indicate how good a reader they’ll become.
Can a baby’s babble indicate they’ll be a good reader?
Social workers are mainly leaving for higher paid jobs at ministries like Oranga Tamariki.
Social agencies may be forced to shut their doors as wage gap sees social workers leave for government jobs
The council’s draft annual report shows its performance is one of the worst in the country.
Wellington residents' recycling efforts lag behind those of Auckland and Christchurch
The guidelines were introduced last year to provide more clarity to schools after seclusion rooms were banned.
'PC gone mad' say teachers not allowed to restrain troubled, violent students
The summit aimed at overhauling what Labour says is a "broken" system blew is budget.
Government under fire from National over $1.5 million bill for Justice Summit
Department of Conservation staff say in the past month they've had their car tyres slashed and wheel nuts loosened.
Sharp rise in threats to DOC as 1080 protesters hold demonstrations
Even the Government is emphasising the importance of wellbeing, by making it a bidding criteria for next year’s Budget.
More workplaces promoting wellbeing for employees
The Government’s proposed standards include putting heating in bedrooms and installing extractor fans.
Tougher rules could be on the way for landlords in move to create warmer and healthier homes
There are calls for New Zealand to follow the UK and introduce tighter restrictions on online game purchases.
Fears children becoming addicted to online gaming, with serious financial consequences
A new study has predicted exceptionally hot weather for the next four years, but it’s not all good news.
Vege prices could soar as exceptionally hot weather predicted over the next four years
A University of Auckland lecturer is warning New Zealand has fallen off the international pace.
NZ behind international pace despite ban on plastic bags, expert warns