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Health groups call for more tax on tobacco
Health groups call for more tax on tobacco

Parliament heard today that further tax hikes should be introduced over the next few years to curb smoking rates, which…

Kiwis give a lot to help those in need

Phuket crash victim gifted second highest amount through Givealittle site last year.

Being fit or eating well - which is more important?

Losing extra kilos through good eating is more beneficial than exercise alone.

Kiwi teen tests positive for Zika virus

Jen Byrn's infection with the mosquito-borne zika virus has been confirmed by her doctor.

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Kia Ora: Mangaweka Kia Ora: Mangaweka

The Rangitikei town of Mangaweka, gateway to the water…

$5000 to reschedule $300 NZ flights $5000 to reschedule $300 NZ flights

Elderly couple who purchased cheap flights across…

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NZ considers increasing Zika aid to Tonga
NZ considers increasing Zika aid to Tonga

Australia has pledged $500,000 to help Tonga stop the spread of the virus after they last week declared an outbreak

NZ now safer for our kids
NZ now safer for our kids

Child safety advocates are hailing the reduction in child deaths and hospital admissions from unintentional injuries.

Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school
Lunchtime treat at Mt Roskill school

Healthy scroggin and fruit pottles are replacing chips as lunch for some Mt Roskill schoolchildren.

Drinking three cups of tea a day could beat curse of brittle bones
Drinking three cups of tea a day could beat curse of brittle bones

Research shows that tea drinkers have stronger bones, cutting their risk of painful fractures, including broken hips.

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Your health: Managing teenage stress
Your health: Managing teenage stress

Hi Sandra, our daughter is going into her last year at school, she has always got quite stressed about…

Louise Thompson: Body love

Would you like this year to be the "Year Of Your Best Body?" Of course! Who wouldn't. No shortage of ways to achieve that…

Niki Bezzant: It's only natural to keep it natural

What does the word "natural" mean to you? If you're like most people, it's something appealing, especially when it relates…

Don't sleep with your mouth open

Sleeping with your mouth open isn't just unsightly - it can also cause tooth decay, a NZ study has found.

UK healthcare deal for Kiwis axed
UK healthcare deal for Kiwis axed

Prime Minister John Key has hit out at new legislation meaning New Zealanders will have to pay over…

Public slams Dior for perfume ad featuring cigarettes

Dior has been slammed on Instagram for posting a photo depicting a model holding a cigarette for its new fragrance Poison. "I…

How novelist baked her way out of depression

Best-selling author Marian Keyes tells Jennifer Dann why she hates the term chick-lit and how she baked herself out of depression…

Science & Tech: Heart disease

Heart disease kills more people in New Zealand than in most other OECD countries, according to a recent international OECD…

Why sugar is so hard to quit

Strategies for getting the upper hand on the sweet stuff.

Which face do you see? Image reveals eye strength
Which face do you see? Image reveals eye strength

How good's your eyesight? This optical illusion could reveal if you need glasses.

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