Drug checking - allowing students to check the substance they intend to take - is being carried out at the University of Otago this week, as part of Orientation Week, the students' association has announced.
A Canterbury trial which helps people with health conditions or disabilities to find and stay in work has been expanded to help hundreds more Cantabrians.
Smoking will be banned in cars when children under 18 are present minister, Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa has announced.
The Kawerau District Council has put a temporary stop to chlorinating the town water supply, while it looks to solve water discolouration issues.
Women who live rurally are more likely to experience domestic violence, says Rural Women New Zealand, but the true number may be even higher.
New Zealand organisations and experts respond to the major new report advocating a ‘planetary health diet’.
A new ‘planetary health diet’ would prevent millions of deaths a year and avoid climate change, says a new report published in The Lancet.