A disgraced doctor who faked documents because he was "so desperate to get to New Zealand" has been let off without a sentence.
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.