Heart Foundation Research grants top $78m

  The Heart Foundation will put $4.2 million dollars of funding towards heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists. ... Read More

$10 laundry liquid just better than water - study

A laundry liquid sold for $10 a litre gets washing only slightly cleaner than water, testing by Consumer has found. In a test of 32 laundry powders... Read More

Woman suffers burns during gynaecological surgery

The Health and Disability Commissioner has released a report finding an obstetrician and gynaecologist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services... Read More

Injured patients flown to hospital

  A trio of accidents kept the Tauranga-based TECT Rescue Helicopter crew busy in the weekend.   The crew was tasked at midnight to attend... Read More

Care urged while adjusting to Daylight Savings

Do you struggle to adjust to Daylight Saving Time - DST? You are not alone. The biannual routine of changing your clock by one hour can induce yawns... Read More

Sport NZ - Make the most of daylight savings

Sport NZ is encouraging New Zealanders to take full advantage of daylight savings by getting outdoors and being physically active. This call follows... Read More

Covid-19: Two new cases reported today

There have been two new cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand today - one imported and one historical case. There was no media conference held... Read More

The race is on to trace contacts of newest cluster

Public health services around the country are in a race to trace people who may have been in contact with the newest Covid-19 cluster.   On Friday,... Read More

Prioritising mental health at Otumoetai College

  Otumoetai College school leaders are doing their bit to break down barriers and open up the conversation about mental health.   Year 13... Read More

Fewer children being immunised – research

New research on childhood vaccination suggests that immunisation coverage is slipping, and that vaccine hesitancy among parents may be partly to blame. Canterbury... Read More

Going the distance for Waipuna

The challenges faced in the army by a group of four mates will have nothing on their next test, running 100km each in 24 hours. Tauranga man Jamie Kell... Read More

Study may help boost high-grade honey production

Researchers have found a unique group of microorganisms on the surface of mānuka leaves, which could help explain wide variation in the antibacterial... Read More

Three new cases of COVID-19

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand – all detected in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. There are no... Read More

Medicines to carry allergen warnings

Medsafe is introducing labelling changes which will see medicines carry allergen warnings on the package. Last year the medicines regulator held a public... Read More

Muller opens up about panic attacks days into job

Former National Party leader Todd Muller says he began to suffer panic attacks just a few days into the job, after ousting Simon Bridges. The Bay... Read More