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Man Charged After Officer Dragged By Police Car

Man Charged After Officer Dragged By Police Car

Wellington, Jan 11 NZPA - The man who allegedly injured a police officer as she tried to stop him driving away from a Christchurch checkpoint in her patrol car was today granted a registrar's remand without a court appearance.

Detox Diets A Temporary Solution At Best, Dangerous At Worst

Detox Diets A Temporary Solution At Best, Dangerous At Worst

After the over-indulgences of the festive season, many of us will resolve to get fit and healthy and to shed those excess kilos with the help of "detox diets".

Police Officer Shot In Papatoetoe

At 4.10am today a 28 year old, male Police Officer was shot several times outside a house in Buckingham Crescent, Papatoetoe.

Four New Practices Join Lumino The Dentists' Family

Four New Practices Join Lumino The Dentists' Family

Lumino The Dentists has acquired four more high quality practices bringing the number of outlets for the burgeoning national dental health care provider to 48.

Phoenix Seek Record-Breaking Result

Phoenix Seek Record-Breaking Result

Wellington, Dec 11 NZPA - Wellington Phoenix can claim the A-League record for unbeaten matches at home on Saturday with a win or a draw over Sydney at Palmerston North.

Fewer Unwell People See GP In 2008, Survey Finds

Fewer Unwell People See GP In 2008, Survey Finds

Auckland, Dec 3 NZPA - New Zealanders are visiting the doctor and exercising less this year than in 2008, a survey has found.

Cartoons Help Calm Children Before Surgery

Cartoons Help Calm Children Before Surgery

Bob the Builder, Pocahontas and Buzz Lightyear are all helping children at Waikato Hospital to remain calm before surgery.

The cartoon characters are part of a new collection of movies, purchased with eight portable DVD players for children going into theatre at Waikato Hospital.

DHBs Reporting More Serious Incidents

Wellington, Nov 30 NZPA - Public hospitals are improving the way they report serious blunders, aiding the health system's ability to learn from its mistakes, an official report says.

Phoenix Foundation Christmas E.P. And Single Announced

Phoenix Foundation Christmas E.P. And Single Announced

The Phoenix Foundation will have a new album in early 2010, but first they're releasing a Christmas EP called MERRY KRISKMASS! It will be available both physically and digitally from December 7.

Further Remanded For Homeinvasion Accused

Further Remanded For Homeinvasion Accused

Christchurch, Nov 25 NZPA - A psychiatric report has now been ordered for a man charged over a bizarre home invasion in which a police officer and a police dog were stabbed.