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    What happens if the junior doctors' contract dispute isn't resolved?

    What happens if the junior doctors' contract dispute isn't resolved?


    There could be significant consequences if the junior doctors aren't able to swiftly heal the rift with their District Health Board employers, with more mediation, strikes, facilitation or even lock-outs among the possible...

    There could be significant consequences if the junior doctors aren't able to swiftly heal the rift with their District Health Board employers, with more mediation, strikes, facilitation or even lock-outs among the possible levers.
    Marton residents blame foul brown water for rashes and blisters

    Marton residents blame foul brown water for rashes and blisters


    A mistake at the water treatment plant is to blame for brown, foul-smelling water pouring from taps in a Rangitīkei town, but officials say it shouldn't be making people...

    A mistake at the water treatment plant is to blame for brown, foul-smelling water pouring from taps in a RangitÄ«kei town, but officials say it shouldn't be making people sick. 
    The Gift of Life: Mums wet-nursing in the modern age

    The Gift of Life: Mums wet-nursing in the modern age


    Each year thousands of anonymous, everyday New Zealanders give part of themselves away for nothing in return. In Stuff's five-part series, Hannah Martin spoke to those who give and receive everything from organs to sperm about the lifesaving and...

    Each year thousands of anonymous, everyday New Zealanders give part of themselves away for nothing in return. In Stuff's five-part series, Hannah Martin spoke to those who give and receive everything from organs to sperm about the lifesaving and life-changing effects of their actions.
    Blame DHBs, not the unions, for the junior doctors' strike

    Blame DHBs, not the unions, for the junior doctors' strike


    OPINION: Blaming rivalry between health unions for the resident (junior) doctors' strikes rather misses the point about who is responsible for the turbulent period of industrial strife that public hospitals now find themselves...

    OPINION: Blaming rivalry between health unions for the resident (junior) doctors' strikes rather misses the point about who is responsible for the turbulent period of industrial strife that public hospitals now find themselves in.
    Junior doctors' union criticises DHBs over handling of contract negotiations

    Junior doctors' union criticises DHBs over handling of contract negotiations


    District Health Boards (DHBs) are being accused of intentionally dragging out collective agreement negotiations with junior doctors - a claim strongly disputed by the hospital...

    District Health Boards (DHBs) are being accused of intentionally dragging out collective agreement negotiations with junior doctors - a claim strongly disputed by the hospital administrators.
    Junior doctors volunteer at Founders Park during 48-hour strike

    Junior doctors volunteer at Founders Park during 48-hour strike


    A group of Nelson Hospital's junior doctors chose to pick up garden tools during the 48-hour nationwide strike over working...

    A group of Nelson Hospital's junior doctors chose to pick up garden tools during the 48-hour nationwide strike over working conditions.
    Researchers trial grass-fed beef for protection against heart disease

    Researchers trial grass-fed beef for protection against heart disease


    As a protection against heart disease, beef steak may be just the ticket - or so Auckland University researchers are setting out to...

    As a protection against heart disease, beef steak may be just the ticket - or so Auckland University researchers are setting out to establish.
    The Gift of Life: Egg donor becomes surrogate as pay back for sperm donation

    The Gift of Life: Egg donor becomes surrogate as pay back for sperm donation


    Each year thousands of New Zealanders give part of themselves away for nothing in return. In Stuff's five-part series, Hannah Martin spoke to those who give and receive everything from organs to sperm about the lifesaving and life-changing effects of...

    Each year thousands of New Zealanders give part of themselves away for nothing in return. In Stuff's five-part series, Hannah Martin spoke to those who give and receive everything from organs to sperm about the lifesaving and life-changing effects of their actions.
    Junior doctor explains why tomorrow's nationwide strike is necessary

    Junior doctor explains why tomorrow's nationwide strike is necessary


    Junior doctors are walking off the wards to preserve several protections they say are under threat if their collective agreement with district health boards...

    Junior doctors are walking off the wards to preserve several protections they say are under threat if their collective agreement with district health boards changes.
    Waka Ama NZ commended for fizzy drink ban

    Waka Ama NZ commended for fizzy drink ban


    Waka Ama NZ has been commended for banning fizzy drinks at their annual national competition as thousands descended on Lake Karapiro for the start of the event on...

    Waka Ama NZ has been commended for banning fizzy drinks at their annual national competition as thousands descended on Lake Karapiro for the start of the event on Monday.
    Doctor who was underpaid for years wins employment case against DHB

    Doctor who was underpaid for years wins employment case against DHB


    An emergency doctor has won his case against Hawke's Bay District Health Board, which had been underpaying him for years because it wrongly claimed he hadn't been doing shift...

    An emergency doctor has won his case against Hawke's Bay District Health Board, which had been underpaying him for years because it wrongly claimed he hadn't been doing shift work.