Nicole Bremner

Stretched staffing on Auckland's North Shore has seen a cut to inpatient beds at the Waitamata DHB, it says.

Hospitals around NZ battling to find enough mental health workers

Mental health services have been described as the "poorer cousin" of DHB funding.

02:06
The plasterboard recycling scheme is offering benefits and savings to some on agriculture's frontline.

Building waste recycling scheme has wide benefits

The plasterboard recycling scheme is offering benefits and savings to some on agriculture's frontline.

01:59
Principals have set out a 10-point recovery plan that includes scrapping all student debt for teachers who commit to working in Auckland.

'We are in the depths of a teaching crisis' – future generations at risk due to housing, debt and low pay

Principals have set out a 10-point recovery plan that includes scrapping all student debt for teachers who commit to working in Auckland.

Early childhood teachers can be paid as much as $9000 per year less than kindergarten teachers.

Primary teacher shortage labelled 'crisis' and set to worsen, say education leaders

Leading primary education groups to release 10 point plan they want next Government to implement.

02:42
The museum has dismantled a long-running weapons display to make room for a new one.

Antique weapons removal at Auckland museum sparks row

the Antique Arms Association says putting the collection of early war weapons into storage is disrespectful.

The jury found Lynn Abraham had smacked and force-fed children and washed a child's mouth out with soap.

Former childcare worker who assaulted young children sentenced to home detention

Lynn Abraham smacked children, force fed them and washed out one child's mouth with soap.

02:24
Kiwi ingenuity is being credited once again for a business breakthrough with global potential.

Auckland firm's breakthrough to keep leftover concrete out of landfills

Kiwi ingenuity is being credited once again for a business breakthrough with global potential.

02:16
Among those waiting were many family and friends eager to congratulate the sailors.

Video: Hundreds of fans turn out to greet Team NZ at Auckland Airport as the Auld Mug arrives home

Among those waiting were many family and friends eager to congratulate the sailors.

03:28
Christie Marceau was stabbed to death in 2011 by Akshay Chand.

Inquest underway into bail system after violent death of Auckland teen

Akshay Chand was on bail when he stabbed Christie Marceau to death.

01:59
The number of under 18-year-olds taking antidepressants has reached a ten-year high.

Bullying, child abuse factors as number of NZ children taking antidepressants reaches 10-year high

Mental health experts says medication should only be one part of a broad recovery plan.

02:33
Justice Lang said Jaden Stroobant's murder of Cun Xiu Tian caused ripples through the West Auckland community.

Watch: Judge blasts man who sexually violated and murdered defenceless West Auckland woman

Jaden Stroobant was under a supervision order when he murdered Cun Xiu Tian in her home.

02:29
The Cancer Society medical director believes more government funding is crucial to speed up treatment for the 60 Kiwis a day diagnosed with cancer.

'Any kind of delay is totally unacceptable' - Cancer Society says cancer patients suffering long waits for treatment isn't fair

Cancer Society's medical director believes more government funding is crucial help the 60 Kiwis a day diagnosed with cancer.

Kiwi scientists concerned over increasing rates of antibiotic resistance

A report has key messages for New Zealanders including simply things like hygiene.

02:02
New Zealand vets are supporting a national approach aimed at reducing antibiotic use in pets.

Kiwi pet owners warned antibiotic resistance in humans a problem for animals too

Vets are supporting a national approach aimed at reducing antibiotic use in pets.

02:08
Hundreds of marchers called for more action to stamp out the highly addictive drug today.

Gisborne community joins forces for hikoi demanding end to P plague

Hundreds of marchers called for more action to stamp out the highly addictive drug today.

02:16
The WHO is calling for the urgent development of new drugs as part of a plan to protect the world's population.

Pet bacteria picked up by humans could be increasing resistance to antibiotics

A team at Massey University is putting humans' close connection with animals under the microscope.

02:22
It's part of a programme enabling the national museum to showcase more New Zealand cultures.

South Auckland college students entrust Te Papa with treasured possessions

It's part of a programme enabling the national museum to showcase more New Zealand cultures.

01:56
Living in their own house creates healthier kids, happier homes and better achievement at school.

'It makes us quite emotional' - home ownership changes lives for Kiwi families

Living in their own house creates healthier kids, happier homes and better achievement at school.

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The store manager says he stopped an alleged thief and called police, only to be told they had more urgent priorities.

Auckland liquor store manager who called 111 for help left stunned by the police response

Chintan Patel stopped an alleged thief, but was told police had another emergency to deal with.

02:00
The technology giant made several billion in the country during the last ten years - but has paid absolutely no tax on it.

Tax laws in spotlight as revelations emerge that Apple pays no tax in NZ

The technology giant made several billion in the country during the last ten years - but has paid absolutely no tax on it.

00:57
Raveen Jaduram says each resident needs to reduce water consumption by 20 litres per day for at least the next three weeks.

Aucklanders told saving 20 litres of water per day still critical for another month

The Ardmore Treatment Plant is so overloaded with sediment it's being operated manually, officials say.

The Pompellier Catholic College crest

Stormy seas force school group to make emergency plan for leaving camp on Great Barrier Island

Bad weather has forced a change of plans for 22 Whangarei college pupils.

02:25
Experts say first home buyers not affected by new lending rules are driving demand across the Wellington region.

'Families are coming here' - House-hunters scoping out regions for homes as Auckland market softens

First home buyers not affected by new lending rules are driving demand across Wellington.

02:19
Laurel Hubbard, formerly known as Gavin Hubbard, has been cleared to compete in an upcoming competition.

NZ weightlifting body stands by decision to let first transgender weightlifter compete

Laurel Hubbard, formerly known as Gavin Hubbard, has been cleared to compete in an upcoming competition.

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The NZOC is calling on high schools to run a programme aiming to keep sporty teens drug free.

Sporty teens benefiting from Drugfree Sports NZ program to stay drug free: 'I found it real helpful'

Drugfree Sports NZ says our young sports stars need to learn now the dangers of drugs in sports.

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