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.
More than 1000 Northland smokers turned to Quitline for help to give up smoking in the past year.
Sunburn, bug stings, trips and falls, and run-ins with the barbie hotplate cost hundreds of millions of dollars in injury expenditure each summer.
Increasing the price of tobacco continues to be the single most effective tool for reducing tobacco use, an evaluation on the impact of excise increases says.