Children exposed to measles at Rotorua camp

Children and adults who were at a Seventh Day Adventist camp in Rotorua may need to go into quarantine if not immune to measles, after being exposed... Read More

Making the most of a second chance

In 2010, Dian Cheyne experienced the first of the Canterbury earthquakes that would go on to rock the nation. The following year, she was diagnosed... Read More

BOP District Health Board preliminary results

The preliminary results for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board from the 2019 Local Body Elections have been announced. The seven successful candidates... Read More

Empowerment leads to new life

Victoria McEwan’s current reality is drastically different from what her life was three years ago, thanks to a local non-for-profit. She was... Read More

Great-great grandmother celebrates 100

It’s hard to believe someone as merry as Mavis Meyer has turned 100 this week. The Otumoetai resident, who still lives in her own home, spends... Read More

Volunteering your time for love

You will often hear the expression “the most valuable gift you can give is your time” and it’s true. In this hectic day and age,... Read More

What Do Women Really Want?

Tauranga woman Beverly May was working as a hairdresser in her 20s when she realised she didn’t want the life most of her female clients seemed... Read More

Calls for extended postnatal stays

Longer postnatal hospital stays for new mums is a good idea but a Tauranga midwife believes Tauranga Hospital would not cope with the extra patients. The... Read More

Hot Pink Walk a blushing success

It was a sea of pink on Wednesday night as people of all ages turned out for the 2019 HOT Pink Walk. People started to gather at Masonic Park on The... Read More

DHBs owe health workers up to $650m

More than 100,000 health workers are owed about half a billion dollars for payroll breaches, but they may have to wait up to two years to get paid. District... Read More

DHB partnership aspires to improve Māori health

  A partnership with 18 Bay of Plenty iwi aims to transform the health system for Māori.   The Māori Health Rūnanga of the Bay of Plenty... Read More

Thousands fundraised for I AM HOPE charity

More than $5,000 has been raised for the I AM HOPE campaign over the past five weeks by Snap Fitness Papamoa team. Fundraising methods included the... Read More

DHBs struggling to give gynaecological treatments

Women are being turned away from Tauranga and Christchurch hospitals for treatment for "non-urgent" gynaecological conditions, as a clearer... Read More

New cancer drugs to be funded

Pharmaceutical Management Agency will fund two new cancer drugs from December. Health Minister David Clark says this is further evidence of the progress... Read More

Parents warned about unsafe child restraints

The New Zealand Transport Agency is warning parents and caregivers to be vigilant when purchasing child restraints online, as some restraints currently... Read More