A Dunedin scientist has admitted counterfeiting prescriptions to fuel his painkiller addiction.
A machine used in open-heart surgery in New Zealand may have exposed a few patients to a potentially deadly bacterial infection.
A 6-year-old boy was diagnosed with lazy eye and prescribed glasses by his optometrist - but within a year had been left almost blind due to a previously undiagnosed brain tumour.
Two midwives and their employer have been disciplined for their failure to take note of a baby's lack of growth in the womb, placing it at risk after birth.
Eighty-six injures were reported by Whanganui District Health Board's staff in the six months to December, 18 from assaults by patients.
A successful appeal against a Ministry of Health's application of the Funded Family Care policy could spell change for the policy, especially under a Government that has suggested a review is on the cards.
Rangitikei MP Ian McKelvie is one of five landowners affected by groundwater contamination around Ohakea airforce base.
There are allegations cigarette manufacturers are gaming the tax system to keep people hooked.