The executive director of New Zealand's largest medical union is stepping down after 30 years.
Based on new analysis the number of New Zealanders who are obese will nearly double from 1.1 million in 2015 to 2 million in twenty years’ time – with major health impacts if public health action is not taken.
The student loan cap extension for long undergraduate degrees will see more doctors, dentists, optometrists and vets finish their degrees.
The nurses’ union NZNO has withdrawn notice of the July 5 strike after agreeing to put an improved district health boards' offer out to members in an online vote next week.
More than 1200 people have called a new sexual harm helpline - most of them teenagers.