Health Minister to attend World Health Assembly

Health Minister Andrew Little will represent New Zealand at the first in-person World Health Assembly since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, to be... Read More

“Solid investment in training GPs needed” - RNZCGP

The Government’s investment in health is welcomed but is a “lost opportunity” to get more medical professionals in the community, according... Read More

Deaths in NZ lower than expected during pandemic

The Government has welcomed the release of Stats NZ data showing the rate at which New Zealanders died from all causes during the Covid-19 pandemic has... Read More

Building Blocks: Online tool to aid kids‘ health

Toi Te Ora Public Health is launching an important online tool to support early learning services to improve and sustain the health and wellbeing of... Read More

DHB on track to post first surplus in eight years

“Momentous.” That’s how the Lakes District Health Board chairman describes the organisation’s projected $2.1 million surplus... Read More

Mental health service to expand to BOP

The government is setting aside $90 million to expand a mental health service in Northland, Counties Manukau, Bay of Plenty, Lakes and West Coast regions. The... Read More

Emma eternally grateful for hospice help

As Hospice Awareness Week begins today, Tauriko resident Emma Frame hopes the Western Bay of Plenty community will give generously to the hospice that... Read More

“Truly under resourced” health workers strike

“It's high risk, high pressure all the time, for the staff.” Public Service Association organiser Nita Nooyen is speaking about the... Read More

A trio of rescues for Tauranga helicopter

  A person with serious injuries from a car crash, a girl who collapsed at the Kaituna Cut and a serious cardiac event kept the Tauranga TECT Rescue... Read More

Strike: 10,000 allied workers to walk off the job

Health services across the country will be reduced today as 10,000 allied healthcare workers strike for increased pay. The workers, from 70 different... Read More

Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro

A health warning issued for Lake Okaro has now been lifted by the local Medical Officer of Health. Water testing, along with visual observations and... Read More

Covid-19: Vigilance needed as average number rises

The Ministry of Health is reporting 5,745 new community cases of Covid-19, 384 hospitalisations and 15 deaths. There are eight people in ICU. There... Read More

Covid-19: 7,068 new community cases, 18 deaths

The Ministry of Health is reporting 7,068 new community cases of Covid-19, 398 hospitalisations and 18 deaths today. There are eight people in ICU with... Read More

Prime Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tested positive for Covid-19. She has been in isolation since Sunday May 8 when her partner Clarke Gayford tested positive.... Read More

ACC: “No need to beat yourself up each week”

Everybody knows a tradie with a sore back, injured shoulder, or crook knees. Many simply accept that working through sprains and strains comes with the... Read More