District health boards have anti-vaxxers in their sights, saying diseases almost eradicated in New Zealand are being seen again.
Kaihu Valley School Principal Sonia Simeon swung into action when she learned the school's 16 pupils were not eligible for free meningococcal vaccination.
Smoking will be banned in cars when children under 18 are present minister, Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa has announced.
A family of lifelike medical manikins that can cry and cough have pulled in the largest ever donation to Auckland's Starship national children's hospital - $9 million.
A new resource has been welcomed by those teaching school students about resilience, mental health, interpersonal skills and wellbeing.
The Government has committed more than $45 million to a new "state of the art" Children's hospital in Wellington, scheduled to open in early 2021.
Babies close to death are less likely to get life saving treatment if they're Māori, Pacific or Indian - and experts partly blame racial bias.
Approximately 1500 rotten teeth were pulled from the mouths of Bay children last year.