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Study identifies adult obesity predictors
23 March 2018
Otago University research based on a Christchurch longitudinal study of children born in 1977 has identified some predictors of adult obesity.
DHB admits failures in hiring 'bad apple'
Waikato DHB admits its own policies and procedures were not followed when it hired Nigel Murray as its chief executive....
Middlemore Hospital walls full of mould
Four buildings at south Auckland's Middlemore Hospital are full of rot and mould, but Counties Manukau Health bosses say patients are not at risk....
Lifeline adds text support service
Lifeline is introducing a text support service as another way for people in distress to get into contact and receive counselling....
Police defend hospital incident response
Police say they headed to a more urgent incident after being told the person who allegedly attacked three nurses in a Christchurch hospital had been restrained....
Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud dies after falling during Volta performance
Yann Arnaud dies in hospital after he was injured performing the aerial straps number during a show in Florida on the weekend. A day earlier he had announced on Instagram that his act was "finally in the show"....
Fine after boat passenger breaks back
A woman whose back was broken when the boat she was on hit a large wave in the Bay of Islands has been awarded more than $32,000 in reparation....
Surgical mesh reform a failure, advocates
Campaigners have withdrawn their support for government restrictions on surgical mesh, calling it a "smokescreen" that fails to improve patient safety....
Mums-to-be upsold expensive multivitamins
Would-be mums are being upsold expensive pregnancy multivitamins by pharmacies, a Consumer NZ mystery shopper has found....
Bad batch of drugs taken was not ecstasy
What was believed to be a bad batch of ecstasy that made a group of people in Christchurch ill has turned out to be a much more potent drug....
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