Health Minister Tony Ryall today joined hundreds in Tauranga to celebrate Tauranga Hospital's centenary.
"Tauranga Hospital has a proud history of providing excellent healthcare to generations of Bay of Plenty families," says Mr Ryall.
As many as 40% of cases where pregnant women are admitted to intensive care units due to severe illness are potentially preventable, according to University of Otago Wellington researchers.
‘Fly back in time’ in a classic Douglas DC3 and experience a piece of nostalgia and adventure, that pays homage to a part of World War II history.
Kiwanis Clubs of New Zealand-South Pacific have joined forces with UNICEF NZ (UN Children's Fund) as part of a global effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT), a painful disease that kills one baby every nine minutes.
Dunedin Hospital’s IT system was left in a state of disrepair because Tony Ryall’s budget cuts have left Southern DHB penniless, says Labour’s Dunedin North MP David Clark.
Feeling tired is something many New Zealanders are familiar with - 55% of Kiwi’s say they never wake up refreshed. Studies have shown that every five hours you spend awake is roughly equivalent to one standard alcoholic beverage in terms of how your brain will perform.
The Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill (No. 3), introduced in August 2013, passed its final stages in Parliament today.
The Blues have received a timely boost of front row firepower ahead of their match against the burly Bulls on Sunday morning, with veterans Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock set to make their first starts for the team this season.
Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking your views about project and funding decisions outlined in its Draft Annual Plan 2014/15.
A group of leading Australian commercial architects is visiting New Zealand this month to come up to speed with developments in the use of engineered wood in commercial buildings.
FIFA’s new U-20 World Cup Trophy will travel through Auckland in May
Some of the most senior officials from football’s world governing body, FIFA, have given Auckland a huge thumbs up as it prepares to host FIFA’s second largest global tournament - the U-20 World Cup in 2015.
Air New Zealand is boosting capacity on its Japan services by 30 percent from November.
General Manager Japan Scott Carr says an overwhelming response to the airline’s recent campaign with Tourism New Zealand has further strengthened confidence in the Japan market.
The Government is completely out of touch with the suffering of Christchurch residents and the ongoing effect of the earthquakes, says New Zealand First.
A new Hamilton City Libraries initiative aims to challenge cultural stereotypes and help people breakdown racial and gender barriers.
Federated Farmers is increasingly anxious over soil moisture deficits in Waikato, south Auckland and the West Coast of Northland. In some areas, the effects are worse than last year’s record-breaking drought.
Christchurch City Council engineers will fast-track work on flood mitigation plans for the Flockton Street area with the aim of presenting options to the Council for a decision by the end of the month.
The latest monthly property value index shows that nationwide residential values for February have increased 9.3% over the past year, and 1.8% over the past three months. This means they are now 13.1% above the previous market peak of late 2007.
WWF welcomes government moves to develop a Threat Management Plan for Sea Lions but is calling for urgent interim measures to protect these critically endangered animals while the plan is developed.
A healthy four goal cushion won't lull Auckland City into complacency as the Navy Blues seek to progress to the ASB Premiership Grand Final this Sunday.
Photo simulations of ÅpÅtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment Project have sparked the imagination of the local community and reignited discussion of the benefits that the redevelopment would bring to the town.
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