The sport of Jiu-jitsu requires speed, agility and fitness. And for this young Tauranga boy, it's his passion.
Jill Hooper can't wait to watch her granddaughter walk down the aisle - something she wouldn't have survived to see had it not been for a ball-point pen and some speedy action by her husband.
Two GPs have been ordered to apologise to a man who was not informed multiple tests taken across more than a year suggested he might have prostate cancer.
More people are seeking advice on gender reassignment surgery, a new Wellington study indicates, and better societal awareness could be behind the rise.
A Southland woman whose daughter died of ovarian cancer after nine GPs failed to diagnose the disease has made an emotional plea to MPs for doctors to be more accountable.
The current funding structure for cochlear implants condemns most adults to a future life without hearing, say advocates who are calling for funding to be increased.
For people with autism, life can be a challenge. Young people with autism in particular often face a lonely and isolated existence as they struggle to understand their emotions, thoughts and feelings.