News | Health & Safety
19 Aug 2022 19:13
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Confirmation that the man accused of fatally stabbing a Christchurch woman, is a mental health patient - is being seen as a reflection of a society under huge pressure

    Confirmation that the man accused of fatally stabbing a Christchurch woman, is a mental health patient - is being seen as a reflection of a society under huge pressure


    Laisa Maraia Waka was attacked as she walked home from the bus in Sockburn on Saturday.

    Canterbury DHB has launched a review into how the accused killer was allowed out of Hillmorton Hospital's psychiatric facility on community leave.

    The Collaborative Trust's senior educator Dame Sue Bagshaw says the hospital system needs more staff.

    She says no one reacted to that 30 years ago, when they should have .

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Health & Safety News
     19 Aug: A simple solution could stop the spread of scabies in pre-schools
     19 Aug: 'Down 30 beds on top of an already dire situation.'
     18 Aug: New Zealand has 4540 new community Covid cases today -- and 13 virus-related deaths
     17 Aug: The number of Kiwis being hospitalised from Covid-19 is falling
     17 Aug: Joe Biden signs landmark climate and healthcare bill into law, aiming to lift Democrats ahead of midterms
     16 Aug: The UK could become the first country to approve a Covid vaccine that targets both the original and Omicron variants of the virus
     15 Aug: A surgeon failed to realise a patient was deteriorating after a bowel perforation
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Tasman will fly out on game day for their Bunnings NPC match against North Harbour at Albany Stadium More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The country's largest bank is lifting its floating home rate, following the latest hike to the Official Cash Rate More...



     Today's News

    Motoring:
    In Wellington ...A section of Onslow Road in Khandallah has re-opened to traffic at a slower speed limit after it was closed due to a large slip 18:59

    Law and Order:
    Bali bombmaker Umar Patek has sentence reduced, Anthony Albanese confirms 18:49

    Entertainment:
    Anne Heche's death has been ruled as an accident 18:42

    Living & Travel:
    Tasman will fly out on game day for their Bunnings NPC match against North Harbour at Albany Stadium 18:39

    International:
    Apple security flaw could allow hackers to control people's iPhones. Experts says users should update their software now 18:19

    Entertainment:
    Savannah Guthrie says she bonds with Hoda Kotb by both being "older moms" 18:12

    Rugby League:
    They won last time out against the Bulldogs - but the Warriors face a far tougher test tonight in Townsville, taking on the second-placed Cowboys 18:09

    Entertainment:
    Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis don't "speak directly to one another" 17:42

    Rugby League:
    It's a big ask for the Warriors to back up tonight in Townsville, after their biggest win of the NRL season last weekend in Auckland 17:29

    International:
    How a WWE sledge from his son inspired Tai Tuivasa to make a run at the UFC heavyweight title 17:19


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd