Junior doctors planning 48-hour strike at Lakes DHB hospitals

Junior doctors at Taupo and Rotorua hospitals will strike for 48 hours next week. The strikes will run from 7am on Tuesday, January 15 until 7am Thursday, January 17. NZRDA president Courtney Brown said the Lakes DHB risked "exposing...

Crash report does not blame Mitsubish Fuso bus design

A review of bus safety after three serious crashes says the NZ Transport Agency doesn't suspect vehicle design or manufacturing deficiencies contributed to them. Released in late December, the report was called for by Transport Minister Phil...

Harbourmaster patrolling waterways as summer heats up

A year into strict new rules, not wearing a lifejacket is still by far the most common infringement for boaties busted on the water. Figures released under the Official Information...