Senior law lecturer says there could be a role for the Crown in settling such disputes.
Concerns the Bill could run the risk of wrongful deaths.
Dr David Richmond is against voluntary euthanasia in any circumstances.
Dr Libby Smales says people no longer fear pain so much as hopelessness and suffering.
More than 300 people attended a recent meeting in Havelock North on voluntary euthanasia.
From the moment we are born we are dying - we need to prepare ourselves for that reality.
Local music needs more promoting, Anna Pierard says.
The biggest competition for live venues is the likes of Netflix, say Bay bar owners.
One of the Bay's top school bands unable to make the Rockquest this year
Toni Huata keeps up with her Bay connections, performing at local events such as Matariki.
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Toi Tangata has commended the efforts by Ngati Kahungunu to normalise te reo Māori.
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He will serve at least 12 years behind bars.
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A former director of Fonterra has called on chairman John Wilson to resign.
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