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Micronutrients used to treat antenatal depression

University of Canterbury researchers are using vitamins and minerals to alleviate symptoms of depression during pregnancy. Antenatal depression affects some... Read More

Unsolved cold cases 'prolongs grief and trauma'

Nearly 20 homicide cases remain unsolved across the country, according to police. Data obtained by RNZ through an OIA reveals 19 homicide cold-cases currently... Read More

Simple steps to avoid life-threatening Listeriosis

New Zealand Food Safety wants people to take some practical steps to prevent a rare and life-threatening foodborne illness. 'While rare, every year people... Read More

Overcoming adversity to achieve her goals

Every time Milly Marshall-Kirkwood gets ready to compete, she thinks of her mum. She can see her in the stand, sitting next to her dad Rob. She can hear... Read More

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island, says Duty Volcanologist Paul Jarvis, in the latest volcanic activity bulletin published by GeoNet. As... Read More

Horticulture New Zealand levy referendum

Growers are being asked to have their say in the upcoming levy referendum to enable Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) to continue its work for the sector. A... Read More

Magnitude 5.1 quake hits near Rotorua overnight

A magnitude 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck 10 kilometres west of Rotorua this morning. It occurred at 2.19am. It was classified as weak because it... Read More

NZ's most stolen car drives higher insurance costs

Some Kiwis are paying nearly $3000 a year to insure their Toyota Aqua cars, with one insurer denying cover unless the vehicle has an immobiliser. The high... Read More

Part-time workers could get less sick leave

Part-time workers could end up with less sick leave in an update of the Holidays Act announced by the Workplace Relations Minister. The draft legislation... Read More

GDT: Dairy prices up 1.7 per cent

Good news for farmers, with a positive Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction to start the new season. Prices were up in the latest event, held overnight, with... Read More

Liquefaction research creating valuable new tools

One of New Zealand's leading experts on liquefaction, Professor Misko Cubrinovski and his team from the University of Canterbury have developed new tools to... Read More

BOP schools set to shine at Showquest 2024

On June 10, Baypark, also known as Mercury Arena, will be buzzing with the vibrant energy of young performers as it hosts the Bay of Plenty regional event of... Read More