Auckland health bosses have revealed a picture of a health system at breaking point from underfunding and population growth.
Tauranga midwife Cara Kellett sometimes works up to 80 hours a week and sacrifices sleep to keep up with her workload.
Midwives have appealed to the Government to urgently deal with a "crisis" in their sector, as they say pregnant women are struggling to get maternity care.
Medsafe is advising people taking the dietary supplement Arthrem of a potential risk of harm to the liver.
You are more likely to survive cancer if you live in Australia than New Zealand.