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The state would fail its responsibility to care for all human life if it were to make abortion solely a matter between woman and doctor, according to the New Zealand Catholic Bishop's Conference (NZCBC).
Well-known Waikanae doctor Beven Telfer was in a holiday home when he had an early-morning stroke last year.
The new Christchurch outpatients building will open to patients from early November, the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) says.
Waikato health bosses didn't listen to its doctors or seek to collaborate with other health boards before launching its failed virtual health project, SmartHealth.
A Polish family in Christchurch will be forced to leave their adopted home after their six-year-old's visa renewal was rejected on medical grounds.
A Government-formed panel, designed to break an impasse between nurses and District Health Boards over tense pay negotiations, may have failed in its objective.
The head of the country's largest MÄori public health organisation wants the Government to develop a strategy to end tobacco sales in New Zealand.
The Christchurch City Council promised to upgrade 102 well heads within a year so it could stop chlorinating the city's water supply â but there are questions about whether any have yet been repaired to the standards required.
A Taranaki rest home with 20 residents is consulting staff on possible closure - with 26 jobs at risk.
The latest controversial issue of the student magazine Critic - Te Arohi has appeared on Trade Me.
A Nelson campaigner has highlighted an increase in the rate of seclusion at Nelson Marlborough Health, but the board says it is on track to eliminate its use by 2020.
A mother-of-two who battled nicotine addiction since she was just 8-years-old has finally won her fight to be smoke-free.
The Save Our Wanaka Midwives group says its work is not yet done, despite a Government budget boost of $103 million over four years to increase lead maternity carer pay rates.
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel is asking staff if they can reduce the level of chlorine in the water supply following widespread dissatisfaction.