A spate of killings that occurred over a 15-month period in Wellington are being investigated by a coroner.
Hundreds of people are expected to rally at Parliament today to call for more drugs to be funded by Pharmac.
People will vote on a proposal for a legal cannabis market in 2020 with tightly controlled rules
New Zealand rest homes are struggling with rising costs and current funding shortfalls are creating an unsustainable sector.
Marchers for teen suicide awareness in Wellington this morning pushed through the barriers set up at Parliament to place photos of their loved ones at the top of the steps.
Sugary drinks are more dangerous than high-sugar foods and are each year causing an estimated 184,000 early deaths across the globe, a new Kiwi study finds.