Some cancer sufferers are spending large sums of money on expensive drugs that will not extend their life, a specialist says.
Fifteen years after having mud thrown in his face at Waitangi, Don Brash is set to return to the marae.
Health Minister David Clark will review the government's policy on drug advertising after public consultation.
The Department of Conservation in Dunedin is having so much success with their dog safety initiative, they're looking at spreading it to other parts of the country.
E. coli has been detected in the water supply to a Wairarapa town hosting a popular event today.
Could it finally be time to recognise Aotearoa alongside New Zealand as the name for this country?
As a teenager, Chris Kennedy dreamed of being a professional skateboarder, but that dream went off the rails.
Property developers have begun delivering their wish-lists to Housing Minister Phil Twyford on ways to improve the troubled KiwiBuild scheme.
The Government is scrapping all of its interim KiwiBuild targets and going back to the drawing board.
A man convicted of sexually assaulting an elderly woman during a rest home visit was regularly visiting rest homes and retirement villages.
The pressure of having to look after an influx of tourists is leaving some rural doctor's practices without a GP for hours on end.
Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie's electorate office is back open for business this morning, despite an open police investigation into a text allegedly sent from her phone.
National Party leader Simon Bridges has endorsed the idea of a new centrist environmental party, saying it would be a "very valuable" addition to the political landscape.
Principals are expecting disruptions when most schools go back this week because of a shortage of staff.
A KiwiRail driver was attacked on his train in the Manawatu town of Feilding early this morning.
An academic who sexually assaulted an elderly woman at a resthome did not tell the university he worked for about the case.
There have been more resignations at the embattled New Zealand Transport Agency, following the sudden departure of its chief executive amid pressure over faulty warrant checks.
Many women have been taking the contraceptive pill incorrectly for the past 60 years, new advice suggests.
Name suppression has lapsed for a 55-year-old academic who admitted indecently touching an elderly woman at a North Island resthome.
A stolen car driven by two youths has crashed close to railway lines in Wellington after a chase last night.