Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced tougher and more frequent tests for contamination of drinking water from next year – but a decision on mandatory chlorination is on hold.
Federated Farmers says it's pleased with the response from farmers signing up to the new online injury prevention programme Tahi Ngātahi, which will be launched at the New Zealand Agricultural Show next week.
Half of South Auckland children sent for specialist care for serious skin conditions are declined an appointment, a Herald investigation has found.
The Law Commission has outlined abortion law reforms that would remove abortion from the Crimes Act and repeal the need for two doctors to authorise the procedure.
Counties Manukau District Health Board considers it has evidence of potential fraud or serious wrongdoing by former staff.
Hospital health shock: Starship, one-fifth of Auckland and Northland hospital facilities ‘not fit for...
About one-fifth of Auckland and Northland hospital facilities, including Starship Children's Hospital, are beyond their life expectancy or "not fit for purpose".
Christchurch City Council has apologised to its residents after an external review into the chlorination of the city's water supply uncovered failings in its handling of the situation.
A data collection system that is meant to measure patients' progress through the health system from referral to discharge is producing inaccurate results because of issues including IT problems and missing information.
Babies close to death are less likely to get life saving treatment if they're Māori, Pacific or Indian - and experts partly blame racial bias.