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The Eating Disorder Association is furious about comments from a mental health specialist who said patients sometimes adapt to their disorder over time, labelling it "dangerous".
The mother of a woman fighting to survive after being discharged from an eating disorder service is desperate for her daughter to be readmitted - and a dietitian says she's not the only one struggling…
A bubble, a band and a public holiday provided a cash-fuelled weekend for some tourist operators in major centres.
Wellington authorities are putting a cork in bottomless brunches, saying too many people are "getting trolleyed" before lunch. Audio
Twenty-one frontline workers have refused the Covid-19 jab, three weeks into the vaccine rollout programme.
A group of health practitioners who conscientiously object to abortion are in the High Court today, suing the Crown over new legislation.
The Environment Minister is allowing 2000 houses to be built in Porirua next to a protected wetland.
Start shutting the door on petrol cars and prepare to go electric. That's one message from the Climate Change Commission's major new report.
Public money spent on environmental research should be better targeted to prepare New Zealand to tackle freshwater and climate change issues, a report says.
It's officially a climate emergency, but what will it cost us?
This is the core finding of a report that cites a critical lack of information about these deaths.
Anti-mining group Coromandel Watchdog claims the plan will threaten a critically endangered frog and erodes the government's promise to protect conservation land from new mines.
The man responsible for killing Wellington cyclist Brent Trevor Norriss has been sentenced to six months home detention and banned from driving for 18 months.
A major restructure at the national film and sound archive is being met with fears that access to New Zealand's past will be irreversibly lost.
Anutosh Penny Cusack had a simple mission - find a restaurant that sold fish caught from fishers based in her home city, Auckland. She wound up with an empty plate.
Not as clean and green as you might think - and New Zealanders need to stop driving so much. That's the message from the Ministry for the Environment's latest report.
The CovidCard is yet to be trialled in the general population, despite the Minister of Health this morning telling RNZ a trial had begun. Audio
A Northland woman who has such terrible pain in her leg she would like it amputated says the medical system needs to take a bit more responsibility.
A doctor says the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) did not consult its members before saying it opposes legalisation of cannabis in this month's referendum.
A four-year parliamentary term got the nod from both major party leaders last night, but what do voters think?
Tenants around the country are looking at rent increases of up to 30 percent as a freeze comes to an end, says a renters advocacy group.
Shredded plastic seen tangled in the banks of a stream in the Manawatū may be coming from an old landfill, but the district council says it won't know for sure until summer.
A High Court decision to clear the sale of farmland to OceanaGold marks a milestone in a controversial application to build. But an environmental group says the battle isn't over.
Doubt is being cast on the independence of an investigation against the head of the United Fire Brigades' Association - its board is deciding the investigation's terms, which are remaining secret.
Predator Free Wellington says a $7.6 million funding boost should see rats, stoats and weasels banished from the city twice as fast as originally planned.