Government funding to fight infectious diseases

The Government is investing in a new Infectious Diseases Research Platform to boost Aotearoa New Zealand’s Covid-19 response and preparedness for... Read More

Live: Auckland moves to Alert Level 3 tomorrow

Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 at midnight tomorrow and the Rest of New Zealand will remain at Alert Level 2.  The Prime Minister... Read More

COVID-19: 24 new community cases

There are 24 new community cases announced today, all in Auckland. There are no new cases identified at the border today. More than 50,000 vaccines... Read More

Near fatal accident become gift of time

September is Wills month and the great and generous act of naming a charity in your Will can have an impact well into the future. It is also one of... Read More

Outrage over Auckland students in Tauranga classes

A Tauranga parent is horrified to learn that their son has been attending class all week with Auckland students who travelled to Tauranga during the... Read More

Call to stop mask exempt bullying

A Tauranga woman who has been abused for not wearing a mask is asking people to be more understanding. Danielle Sullivan has a mask exemption for respiratory... Read More

They’re with me when I’m running

Andy Kirk knows all about the devastating impact of pancreatic cancer. He has lost both of his parents and his brother to the disease. “It's... Read More

COVID-19: 20 new community cases all in Auckland

  There are 20 new community cases today, all in Auckland.   There are two confirmed cases and two historical cases identified at the border;... Read More

Trans-Tasman bubble closed until late November

The trans-Tasman bubble will remain closed until at least late November, with no guarantee of a resumption by Christmas. Quarantine-free travel between... Read More

Whole Kids Smoothie Drops milk nationwide recall

Nourish Foods (NZ) Pty Ltd is recalling Whole Kids brand Smoothie Drops Berry, Banana and Coconut Milk with a 'Best Before' date of 12 August... Read More

Concerning lack of rural midwives in Coromandel

In her job, experienced rural community midwife Sheryl Wright sees a very different side of the Coromandel to the idyllic summer holiday spot that the... Read More

Lungs may have answer to type-1 diabetes

A major genetic trigger for type-1 diabetes may act in the lung, according to researchers at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland Their... Read More

First Maori chairperson of Needle Exchange named

The Needle Exchange Services Trust has appointed its first Māori chairperson. Tuari Potiki (Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Waitaha) was named chairperson of... Read More

LIVE: Covid positive truck driver been to Tauranga

A truck driver who has tested positive for Covid-19 has travelled across the Auckland border to Hamilton, Cambridge and Tauranga.  Director-General... Read More

OPINION: the skinny on health and wellbeing

There are so many health and fitness myths out there, it’s hard to know where to start! But, in my next series of columns, I’ll try to debunk... Read More