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As a child, Jennifer Connor did not feel rural life was idyllic. Instead, she suffered panic attacks, insomnia, depression, anger, and a sense of isolation.
It was considered one of the deadliest natural disasters in history, but you'll struggle to find many memorials or plaques honouring those who died from Spanish Flu in New Zealand.
Former prime minister Helen Clark says New Zealand is probably two-to-three elections away from gender parity in Parliament, if the political parties put their minds to it.
A few months ago, I underwent a laparoscopy procedure to diagnose endometriosis. It was both a good and bad day.
OPINION: Two weeks ago, my six-year-old ran up to me on the beach in France, and asked: "Why does that little girl over there look like that?"
Imagine living your life thinking the way you felt was normal and that everyone felt the same way. I was confused when I found out that most people actually didn't feel this way.
A woman who went blind aged 21 is just one of many young type 2 diabetics experiencing serious complications due to poor management of the condition.
OPINION: In the past week, I've been in two conversations which culminated with the phrase: "I'm sick of inspirational women."
Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they'll tell you the results are little better than astrological signs.
A programme designed to give children with obesity a healthier lifestyle has seen its lead author shortlisted for a Women of Influence award.
Martin can recall, all too clearly, the day he received the devastating diagnosis of advanced Alzheimer's. He left the consultant's office, trying to understand how profoundly his life was going to change.