Last year nearly 45,000 Kiwis were sent back to their GPs without getting to see specialists they were referred to, says Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King.
"This is a shocking figure and underlines how far the cut of $1.7 billion dollars has hurt health.
Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson told TV One’s Q+A programme that the Reserve Bank’s mandate is broken.
"We are a free-trading liberal democracy which is enriched by our interactions with foreigners," says ACT Party leader David Seymour.
New Zealand First says the Board of Silver Fern Farms is telling industrial sized porkies designed to scare its shareholders into again backing a Chinese takeover of their co-op.
The architect of our anti-nuclear legislation and former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer told TV One’s Q+A programme that New Zealand must maintain its on-the-fence position.
Police are seeking help from the public to locate 63 year-old Mary Berrington who has been reported missing by her family.
Ms Berrington left her home address in Upper Hutt early this morning and Police have concerns for her current wellbeing.
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Like New Zealand, Australia has always been a country of immigrants.
The evidence that alcohol causes cancer in at least seven tissues of the body is outlined in a new paper by Professor Jennie Connor, published yesterday in the prestigious international journal ADDICTION.
Hutt City Libraries’ latest round of Stepping UP Computer Classes has proved to be a huge success with students and tutors.
A male southern white rhinoceros calf has been born at Hamilton Zoo.
A 29-year-old man died overnight in Kaitaia following a stabbing incident.
The victim received multiple stab wounds and despite receiving medical attention at the scene and at hospital he has died from the injuries.
The New Zealand Select team kept their heads while others around them were most certainly losing theirs to win a thriller in China, 72-70 over Cameroon.
Kiwi tennis player Michael Venus has won through to his sixth ATP doubles final of the year.
The Prime Minister has firmly stood his ground in response to the Auckland Mayor Len Brown’s request to fast-track the $2.86b City Rail Link, say Auckland Councillors Cameron Brewer and Dick Quax.
Women rugby players representing Auckland’s Cook Island, Maori, Samoan and Tongan communities will battle it out for the inaugural Pasifika Aotearoa Cup in a four week Tournament kicking off on Saturday, 22 March.
Veteran administrator Cathy Friend has become New Zealand Rugby League’s first female life member at the national organisation’s annual meeting in Auckland.